Florida 211

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Florida 211 is a free, confidential service that connects you with local community-based organizations across the state offering thousands of different programs and services for people seeking answers. Florida 211 is comprised of 11 centers that provide community resource navigation, crisis and suicide intervention, mental health referrals, disaster information, and more. Ten of the eleven centers also serve as 988 Crisis & Suicide Lifeline centers.

Last year, almost 1 million Florida residents turned to 211

Last year, almost 1 million Florida residents turned to 211 for health and human service information, community resource navigation, and mental health support.
If you need help for yourself, a neighbor or a loved one, call 211 or search the 211 website to find out where to get help. 211 has information on more than 40,000 different programs and services across the state.

Even if there isn’t a program to meet your particular need, 211’s professional and certified staff can help you figure out your options and how to move forward.

United Way

United Way Worldwide helps to manage 211, operating over 60% of 211 centers in the United States. In Florida, four of the eleven 211 centers are housed within their United Ways. All 211 centers receive varying levels of support and partnerships with United Ways across Florida.

People call 211 to get connected to many of the resources that United Way centers fund and support, like disaster services, housing, food, and more.

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