F.I.R.S.T. / PA 211

FIRST is PA 2-1-1 SouthCentral Region



United Way’s information and referral service – FIRST – is now PA 2-1-1.  Simpy dial 2-1-1 to access a comprehensive, 24/7 information and referral line connecting people with specialists who can determine which health and human services or government agencies can provide assistance in areas such as:

  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Rent and utility assistance 
  • Health care 
  • Legal assistance 
  • Employment assistance

Online Database: Utilize the searchable online database to find help. CLICK HERE



PA 2-1-1 SouthCentral PA Region is administered by CONTACT-Harrisburg and covers York, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Perry and Adams counties.  


Agencies and Programs Listed on the Database

If you are an agency or program listed on the Database:  Click here for easy steps to update your listing online.


Contact PA 2-1-1 SouthCentral Region
Phone: 2-1-1 
Email: first@unitedway-york.org
Fax: (717) 843-408


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Click here for a Spanish flyer.

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