Call 2-1-1 for information and referrals
2-1-1 Orange County, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, offers a comprehensive information and referral system linking Orange County residents to community health and human services and support.
Callers seeking assistance can dial 2-1-1 or 888-600-4357 (toll-free) 24 hours-a-day and be connected to a trained Information and Referral specialists.
These I&R specialists have access to a database with information on more than 2,000 government and nonprofit agencies representing thousands of specialized services, ranging from food and shelter to job placement and health care programs.
While 2-1-1 does not assist with immediate life and death emergencies – those calls are directed to 9-1-1 – it refers callers to organizations qualified to address their specific need for health and human services, including food, shelter, transportation, prenatal care, substance abuse, child development and elder care.
To learn more, call 2-1-1 or visit www.211oc.org
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