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2-1-1 Connects Alabama

2-1-1 can connect you to resources that may be able to assist with health and human services available in your community. 2-1-1 also provides incident specific information during times of disaster, including road closures and shelters. 2-1-1 services (both phone and online services) are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To Get Help or Give Help, dial 2-1-1 OR call toll-free 1-888-421-1266. Enter your zip code and an operator will pick up and assist you.

2-1-1 can help callers access the following types of services:
(services are not guaranteed and may vary by county)

•    Basic Human Needs Resources: food banks, clothing, shelters, rent assistance, utility assistance
•    Government Information: city, county and state services and programs
•    Health and Mental Health Resources: health insurance programs, maternal health, medical information lines, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation
•    Employment Support: financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs
•    Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities: adult day care, congregate meals, Meals on Wheels, respite care, home health care, transportation, homemaker services
•    Support for Children, Youth and Families: child care, after-school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services
•    Volunteer Opportunities and Donations: community involvement, volunteer centers, disaster relief
•    Military and Family Support: programs that serve veterans and their families, community resources, mental health resources, counseling
•    Hobby groups and civic/service clubs: for people who have similar interests (gardening clubs, etc.) or are united by a common cause (Lions or Rotary Clubs, etc.)

More information about 2-1-1 Connects Alabama can be found on their website at