Dial 211. Find Help. Get Connected.
PA 211 South Central PA Region is administered by CONTACT Helpline and covers York, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Perry, and Adams counties.
What is PA211?
PA211 is a FREE, confidential health and human services information and referral hotline. It's a valuable resource to connect people in need with essential services.
If you're seeking connections to local resources but are unsure where to begin, PA 211 serves as an excellent starting point. Whether you require aid with utility bills, housing assistance, after-school programs for children, or any other assistance, you can simply dial 211 or text your zip code to 898-211 to engage in a free conversation with a resource specialist. Our dedicated specialists will attentively assess your needs and furnish you with information regarding relevant community programs that might offer support.
Types of Assistance
PA211 can provide referrals to assistance in various areas, including:
- Housing, shelter, and utilities
- Food, clothing, and transportation
- Medical and mental health
- Employment and reentry assistance
- Family and community resources
- Special assistance for seniors, veterans, and those with disabilities
- Substance use disorder
- Disaster services
How to Contact PA211
You can easily contact PA 211 for assistance by dialing the number 211 from any phone. When you do so, you will be connected with a trained specialist who can help you navigate the available services.
You can also use their website-based chat. The chat is available 24/7 and in any language.
211 is a FREE health and human services information and referral hotline. It's a valuable resource to connect people in need with essential services.