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.
- Free and confidential
- Available 24/7
- Accessible by TTY/TDD
- Accessible from cell phones
2-1-1 call specialist are…
- Skilled, certified professionals
- Culturally sensitive advocates
- Compassionate problem solvers
2-1-1 provides information about…
- Health Care
- Child Care
- Government Resources
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Disaster Information