Food, housing, employment, healthcare?
To learn more about 2-1-1 service in your area, click on the PA 2-1-1 logo:
PA 2-1-1 is a statewide collaborative for health and human service information for Pennsylvanians.
This easy to remember 2-1-1 phone number will link PA residents with human services throughout Pennsylvania. Learn more
One Number, One Resource
2-1-1 is a FREE, accessible, 3-digit telephone number available to everyone. All residents have easy access to customized health, housing and human services information in one place.
Every hour of every day, someone in PA searches for services, from substance abuse treatment to care for a child or an aging parent. By simply dialing 2-1-1 our trained information specialists can help by answering your questions and connecting you to thousands of health and human service programs.
2-1-1 is a one-stop resource to get information about community services: no more guessing or unnecessary calls.
- 2-1-1 Ensures that callers are directed to the appropriate agency.
- Reduces the frustration of making multiple calls.
- 24-hour service gets you the help you need when you need it.
- To search our data base of services, click here
As we build the statewide database, we encourage agencies offering human services to contact us to add their service information to our growing database.
Planning, Preparing and Staying Informed
Let PA 2-1-1 help during times of disaster.
If you are in immediate danger call 9-1-1
During a disaster, PA 2-1-1 works closely with Emergency Services Departments from throughout the state to provide public information to the community and rumor control and trend analysis to County officials. 2-1-1 also reports community needs that are not being met, and acts as the central communication point for other community agencies and non-governmental organizations.
Whether it be from hurricane, flood, fire, or any other type of disaster, 2-1-1 call centers are ready to respond 24/7. PA 2-1-1 works in concert with city, county and state governments and other organizations to provide disaster-related information and available resources.
2-1-1 can offer access to:
- Coordinated disaster information
- Shelter locations
- Special needs housing
- Volunteer management
- Evacuation routes
- Transportation assistance
- Crisis counseling
- Prescription assistance
- Missing persons
- disaster assistance (i.e. childcare, food stamp apps)
- Rebuilding assistance