Neel Help? Dial 211

Since its launch 211 Santa Clara County has helped more than 145,000 people connect with the resources they need.

211 is an easy to remember, toll-free phone number that connects callers with local community services, such as food, shelter, counseling, employment assistance, quality child care and more.

Did you know…

  • 211 serves over 270 million Americans in the US (about 90% of the population!)
  • 211 covers part or all of the 50 states including Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico
  • In 2011, 211 answered more than 16.6 million calls

Don't know where to turn? Need Help?

A trained, caring professional will help you find options - 24 hours a day in 170+ languages. 211 is easy, convenient, confidential and free. We tailor our referrals to your individual needs.

211 can help you find:

  • Food, Shelter & Homeless Services
  • Employment Assistance
  • Health Care/Mental Health Service
  • Immigration Services
  • Volunteer and Donation Resources
  • Legal Services
  • Child Care
  • Senior Services
  • And much more! 

To get help dial 211 or 1-866-896-3587

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