February 2015- 211 saves lives! Now it is your chance to help! Everyone is encourage to get their “selfies on” throughout the month of February- letting the world now that they love 211! Simply email your selfies to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 20th, 2015 to enter 211’s contest with the chance to win two free tickets to the February 27th Greater Palm Beach Soirée!
A call to 211 HelpLine is the starting point for help & “hope when you need it the most!” 211staff have made a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of individuals and families since the program launch. Daily the center averages 350 calls from people in need of essential services with 7 suicide and 5 domestic violence calls per day on average.
“211 made all the difference in the world when I was really down last year. The woman who answered the phone really cared. She brought light to my situation and really turned things around for me…” Sarah, youth camp counselor.
“The information that 211 provided was right on target… kept me from becoming homeless,” Davis, 68 year-old retiree.
“I have several children, one with a disability and have called 211 often, with good results. I even call 211 looking for assistance for my friends and neighbors.” –Beverly, resident of West Palm Beach.
Often times people do not know where to turn to find the help they need. In times of crisis or for everyday needs, 211 HelpLine staff are available around the clock making it easy for people to access information on community resources and services, simply by calling 211.
Come join us in our efforts to let the people in our community know that 211 is the starting point for help and “hope when you need it the most.” To learn more visit 211palmbeach.org or 211treasurecoast.org. Calls to 211 are also free, confidential, and available 24/7.
Nonprofit 211 Helpline’s mission is to connect people to services 24 hours a day by understanding their individual emotional, financial and community needs and to support the health & human service system as a whole.