Search our database of resources


2-1-1 , a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission in collaboration with the United Way for Greater Austin, is a free, easy-to-use phone number that connects callers anywhere in Texas with health and human service providers in their community. 2-1-1 Texas is for anyone who needs help and doesn’t know where to turn. It is available statewide, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is multilingual.

2-1-1 Texas is also the state disaster-information line and can connect callers to disaster-relief resources.

2-1-1 is…

  • Free and confidential
  • Available 24/7
  • Accessible by TTY/TDD
  • Multilingual
  • Accessible from cell phones

2-1-1 call specialists are…

  • Skilled, certified professionals
  • Culturally sensitive advocates
  • Compassionate problem solvers

2-1-1 provides information about…

  • Housing
  • Clothing
  • Health Care
  • Child Care
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Counseling
  • Government Resources
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Disaster Information
Ready to change lives?

Every day in Austin, we’re working to ensure each child has access to high-quality education, every family has the tools they need to be financially stable, and health and human services are readily available for all.

Sign up for News