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Is 211 available in Michigan?

Is 211 available in Michigan?

Michigan 2-1-1 (MI 211) is the statewide service network supporting seven regional 2-1-1 contact centers. MI 211 is based in Lansing, MI. MI 211 promotes technical collaboration among the seven regional contact centers and encourages resource sharing across the state.

What resources does 211 have?

Physical and Mental Health Resources – including health insurance programs, Medicaid and Medicare, maternal health resources, health insurance programs for children, medical information lines, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, and drug and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation.

What is a 211 agency?

211 is a free information and referral service that connects people to health and human services in their community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 211 serves people of all income levels, languages and cultural backgrounds and is available to 96% of Californians and to 85% of U.S. households.

What does 211 phone number mean?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 2-1-1 is a special abbreviated telephone number reserved in Canada and the United States as an easy-to-remember three-digit telephone number meant to provide information and referrals to health, human, and social service organizations.

What happens if I text 211?

An end user (individuals, families) can text their 5-digit zip code to the short code, 898211. Then, their text is routed to the 211 that’s responsible for calls/texts from that zip code. This model is working extremely well.

How do I call 211 from my cell phone?

Anyone can connect with 211 over the phone by dialing 2-1-1. The United Way has been instrumental in bringing 211 to cities in Alberta.

Does 211 work on cell phones?

211 connects citizens with state Information and Referral services or the United Way. Call 211 the next time you need to find out about how to get help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling, and more. 211 calls will be included in the allotted minutes based on your Phone calling plan.

What do you need to know about 211info?

WORK WITH US! 211info connects people with health and social service organizations. At our heart is our core Community Information Center, supported by Resource Database team. We’ve expanded to include enhanced information & referral and assistance programs that target specific services.

Where to find helping hand 211 in Michigan?

Health Family Support Housing 211 Map It You are here Helping Hand 211 MI 211 Home Policies Michigan News ADA Note: The Helping Hand Web site provides quick access to information about programs and services for people facing economic hardship.

When did the 211 crisis call line start?

Our nonprofit contact center launched in 1980 as a crisis line. In 2004, we transformed into a 211 service, providing callers with referrals to basic needs programs such as food, shelter, health care and more.

How many counties does 211info serve in Washington?

And we now serve all 36 Oregon counties and Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania and Wahkiakum counties in Southwest Washington. 211info’s Data Team helps explain what is happening in our communities: social service needs and unmet needs, demographic trends and regional changes.

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