Like 911, 211 is a free and confidential three-digit telephone number to give help and connect Washington residents to state and local community resources. 211 Information and Referral Specialists assist callers in finding the help they need nearest to where they live by connecting them to health and human service agencies who are prepared to give help and assist with their specific needs.

Washington residents can also search Washington 211’s resources database of over 30,000 resources online at or can text 211WAOD to 898211. 211 is not a government service and depends on community support to operate. Your gift helps to ensure that 211 is available when you or your neighbor need to connect to community resources and services.

Washington 211 is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Tax ID number: 02-0554604

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