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What is 2-1-1?

2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects callers with free information and referrals for community services in Macon, DeWitt, and Moultrie Counties. 2-1-1 is staffed 24/7 by trained volunteers and staff who will listen to your situation and refer you to the most appropriate source of assistance. 2-1-1 employs a database comprised of thousands of services which include health and human services, governmental agencies, nonprofit organizations, and much more.

Free. Confidential. Available 24/7

 2-1-1 can help with:

  • Rent and utility assistance
  • Substance abuse
  • Food Pantries
  • Disability services
  • Shelter
  • Support Groups
  • Child care referral
  • Family counseling
  • Financial assistance
  • Senior services
  • Parenting programs
  • Education
  • Maternal and child health care
  • Homeless services
  • Legal assistance
  • Volunteer opportunities

2-1-1 Makes Finding Information Easier

 

2-1-1 reduces time, confusion, and frustration when searching for assistance.

2-1-1 operators get callers the assistance they require the first time, while providing compassion and understanding in all situations.

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2-1-1 Strengthens Access to Needed Services

2-1-1 creates efficiency by eliminating service repetition.

Callers can use 2-1-1 to access a wide array of services any time of the day, every day of the year no matter what.

2-1-1 Attends to a Caller's Most Critical Requests

2-1-1 provides assistance for callers who are homeless, in abusive relationships, in a financial crisis, and more.

Requests fielded by 2-1-1 specialists include rent and utility assistance, health care, and housing.

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2-1-1 Helps During Disasters

2-1-1 links victims of disasters with emergency services.

Callers can access 2-1-1 for non-emergency information such as debris removal.

2-1-1 connects volunteers offering help with appropriate services.

For More Information about 2-1-1, click here.

Alternate phone number: 888-865-9903

 

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United Way of
Decatur & Mid-Illinois

201 W. Eldorado St.
Decatur, IL 62522

Phone: 217-422-8537