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PA 211



PA 211 SouthCentral PA Region is administered by CONTACT Helpline and covers York, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Perry and Adams counties. 

What is 211?
PA 211 is a FREE health and human services information and referral hotline.
What type of assistance can I receive?
PA 211 can help with children and youth services, support groups, education, food, shelter, clothing & much more!
How do I contact PA 211 for assistance?
Simply dial the numbers 211 from any phone and you will be connected with a trained specialist.
Is there a certain time that the PA 211 hotline number is unavailable?
No. PA 211 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at no cost.


211 is a free, confidential, 24-hour information and referral service that connects southcentral PA residents with all the health and human services available to help. The trained specialists are available to help with a number of services that include:

  • Aging Services   
  • Child & Youth Services
  • Education/Training
  • Food/Shelter/Clothing
  • Health Services
  • Support Groups


CLICK HERE to dowload a 211 flyer for York County.  CLICK HERE to download the Spanish version.  


You can also utilize the searchable online database to find help: CLICK HERE