Get Help – Dial 2 1 1

Open Monday-Friday until 5:00 pm except on Holidays.

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
  • Staffed by trained and certified call specialists
  • Spanish and Language Line translation also available
  • 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
  • Legal help
  • Medical care
  • Dental care
  • Employment
  • Childcare
  • Housing
  • Counseling/mental health
  • Income tax preparation
  • Smoke detectors
  • 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)

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.

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