What is 211?
211 specialists can connect you with a wide range of resources and services. Contact us today to get expert, caring help with food, health care, housing and utilities payment assistance, employment services, veteran services, childcare, crisis and emergency counseling, disaster assistance, and more. 211 operators offer help in more than 180 languages.
Need help? Call 211
Simply dial 211 from your cell phone or landline anywhere in Wisconsin. If you cannot reach us through 211, call 877-947-2211.
Need help? Text
Text your zip code to 898211. Hours vary by region. Standard message and data rates may apply. You can always text STOP to stop receiving messages from us. Text HELP for help with the texting service.
Thousands of services across the state are available for you to search. We offer Keyword, Guided, and Advanced Searches.Search 211 Database
211 Wisconsin App
At United Way, we know that an internet search doesn’t always cut it in times of crisis. And we’re here to help so that you don’t have to navigate the complicated network of social services alone.
The new 211 Wisconsin App makes it even easier to access the resources you need, right from your mobile device. Browse services anonymously or register to bookmark a list of community resources you may frequently use.
No matter how you choose to use it, the 211 app provides 24/7 local help to every person in our community. Download it today on Google Play or on the App store.
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211 Community Dashboard
The 211 Community Dashboard highlights top needs, trends and gaps in the service delivery system based on five years of longitudinal data collected by the 211 Wisconsin system. The dashboard allows users to explore 211 data by county, public health region, and Social Determinants of Health.
Knowledgeable community resource specialists regularly update our service listings to ensure that our database of more than 12,000 agencies and networks that serve Wisconsin is accurate. Inclusion in the 211 database is free to qualifying agencies. List or update your organization’s information by calling 211 or click here.
United Way Blackhawk Region invests donor dollars to ensure this free, confidential and 24/7 information and referral service is available for residents of the Blackhawk Region. Special thanks to our partners at Rock County for their financial support.