Just Call 2-1-1
United Way Launches New Information Line
United Way and the Missouri Foundation for Health have launched the 2-1-1 information line for health and human services. The 2-1-1 call center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Currently the service is available to Missourians served by AT&T, Century Tel or Charter phone companies. Additional carriers will come on line in 2008
2-1-1 links Missouri residents to basic needs, physical/mental health resources, employment support and more.
With one call, residents can receive reliable, helpful and targeted information about the services available in their community.
Missouri becomes the 21st U.S. state to have statewide coverage in 2008 when completed.
Missouri 2-1-1 is a collaboration of the United Way of Greater St. Louis and 10 additional United Ways around the state: United Way of Central Missouri, United Way of the Ozarks, United Way of Southeast Missouri, United Way of Adair County, Columbia Area United Way, United Way of the Mark Twain Area, Callaway County United Way, Carthage Area United Way, United Way of Southwest Missouri and United Way of St. Francois County.
Nationally, 2-1-1 has been supported by the United Way of America, which encourages local United Ways to partner with private/public funders to develop statewide 2-1-1 systems.