211 HelpLine is unique in that we don't just provide services for ONE specific population--
we help people from all walks of life!
Everyday the caring staff at 211 answer 300 calls a day from individuals and families in need of essential services- some of whom are in emotional crisis. 211 staff assist, on average, 7 suicide-related calls per day!
Every dollar goes a long way:
$26 will give 3 domestic violence victims information on family shelters and support groups!
$52 will help 6 adult children find programs to care for a parent with Alzheimer's!
$78 will tell 9 low-income callers how to apply for food stamps!
$104 will help 13 callers who recently lost their spouses find a support group!
$520 will provide a caring listener and service recommendations for 65 suicidal callers!
$910 will help 113 callers with mental health issues find counseling services!
$2600 pays for a full day of operation of the 211 HelpLine Resource Center!