Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Brown County United Way 2-1-1: Get Connected, Get Answers

The Brown County United Way’s 2-1-1 contact center serves the Wisconsin counties of Brown, Door and Kewaunee. 2-1-1 is a non-emergency telephone number and online database that connects people with community services and volunteer opportunities.

Every hour of every day, someone in our community is seeking important information – from finding an after school program to securing adequate care for a child or an aging parent. With 2-1-1, help is just a phone call away.

2-1-1: Get Connected, Get Answers can provide information about:
  • Basic Human Needs Resources: Food pantries, shelters, rent assistance
  •  Physical and Mental Health Resources: Healthcare and crisis intervention, support groups, counseling
  • Employment Supports: Job training, transportation assistance, education programs
  • Support for Children, Youth and Families: Childcare, after school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, mentoring, tutoring, protection services
  • Volunteer Opportunities and Donations: Habitat for Humanity, St. Vincent de Paul, The Volunteer Center of Brown County