For non-emergency situations, counseling, guidance, and assistance, call 2-1-1 from your home or wireless phone to receive free crisis counseling along with useful information and referral 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Help is just a phone call away. United Way provides funding support to 2-1-1 operations throughout the region and supports many of the agencies they refer people to contact.
Suncoast 2-1-1 serves DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Find out more at www.211suncoastcares.org.
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Every day thousands of people across North America turn to 211 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 211 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline and website that connects people of all ages and from all communities to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
211 can be accessed by phone or computer. A toll-free call to 211 connects you to a community resource specialist in your area who can put you in touch with local organizations that provide critical services that can improve—and save—lives.
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Whether in times of natural disaster or personal crisis, 211 is committed to being the first, most essential resource to anyone who needs help.
Call 211 and speak with a live, highly trained service professional in your area from any cell phone or landline. All calls are private and confidential.