In Your Community
United Way, one of the AFL-CIO’s national partners, supports 2-1-1, a free nationwide information
and referral line that helps people ﬁnd local resources they may be eligible to obtain 24 hours a
day, seven days a week.
2-1-1 can be accessed by phone or computer. A toll-free call to 2-1-1 connects you to a community
resource specialist in your area who can put you in touch with local organizations that provide
critical services to eligible individuals, including:
■Supplemental food and nutrition programs;
■Shelter and housing options, and utilities assistance;
■Employment and education opportunities;
■Services for veterans;
■Health care and mental health services;
Call 2-1-1 and speak with a live, highly trained service professional in your area from any cell
phone or landline. All calls are private and conﬁdential, and assistance is available in multiple
Or visit www.211.org to locate organizations in your
community that provide support and assistance to working
families in their time of need.
To ﬁnd a local United Way in your community and learn
about potential additional resources, visit www.unitedway.