This is the third post in a recurring series dedicated to keeping residents and business owners informed. The posts will focus on need-based assistance, services, business development groups, volunteer opportunities, and much more. It won’t be possible to post about every service or assistance opportunity, but there will be a diligent effort to provide timely information and a willingness to accept tips and input from community members which may be shared on the site.
2-1-1 is the national designated number for information and referral across the country. Easy to recognize and easy to remember, 2-1-1 enables you to find services in our community quickly and efficiently.
United Way 2-1-1 has the most comprehensive information and referral database in St. Joseph County and can help those in need locate human, health, and social services. 2-1-1 currently lists 609 Agencies in the St. Joseph County database that represent 1,878 Programs available in our community.
There is even a website dedicated to chatting with representatives regarding what help is available through the program. Examples of services and assistance available are: