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Get Help – Dial 2 1 1

No matter where you live in Texas, you can dial 2-1-1 to find information about resources in your local community. You may also find help by accessing the 2-1-1 Texas website:
211 Texas

  • Free and Confidential
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  • Staffed by trained and certified call specialists
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  • Spanish and Language Line translation also available
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  • Comprehensive database – accurate and updated regularly

 

Services are both free and confidential to those seeking help regardless of age, life-style or issue. To communicate with a Call Specialist call 211 or 227-HELP (4357) anytime day or night.

Dialing 2-1-1 is a starting point for making a connection to community services such as:

  • Food and clothing
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  • Legal help
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  • Medical care
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  • Dental care
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  • Employment
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  • Child care
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  • Housing
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  • Counseling/mental health
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  • Income tax preparation
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  • Smoke detectors
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  • Project Cool (provides free box fans and heat precautions handouts to senior citizens (age 60 and older) to help alleviate the health risks posed by severe summer heat)
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  • or many other services
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2-1-1 Texas/United Way Help Line is a public/private partnership between Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County.

Further assistance is available through mapNB.