211 News


January Spotlights 211's Special Needs HelpLine: Meet Ari!

In 2015- 211's Special Need HelpLine recieved 2,576 calls from families in its Palm Beach County service area. 381 of these calls became active cases within the Special Needs department. Ari's family was one of these.       Excerpt taken from Palm Beach Post's Season to Share nominees

Lori Bock's death should not be in vain: Spotlighting the importance of 211's Sunshine program

Note: As a direct result of local media attention, 211 recieved over 30 new Sunshine clients over the course of two weeks! 211 will also be working closely with both Century Village locations to get greater participation of those vulnerable seniors interested in getting a free daily call to check in

211 on "To the Point" TV Show on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

To the Point, Sunday, December 13, 2015: Mental health and substance abuse issues with conversation based on the December 1st Substance Abuse Summit including: Judge Joseph Marx PBC Court Mental Health Specialty Division State Rep. David Kerner (D) Lake Worth-"Be the voice for mental

The 211 Network Agencies of Florida Seek to Coordinate Care for Veterans and their Families

          Florida Combat Veterans' Care Coordination Program The National Council for Behavioral Healthcare conducted a survey and found that veterans face significant barriers to accessing mental health and substance abuse treatment.  These barriers are not necessarily the

Domestic Violence Awareness Events in Palm Beach County

October spotlights Domestic Violence.  Nearly 3 in 10 women (29%) and 1 in 10 men (10%) in the US have experienced rape, physical violence and/or stalking by a partner and report  impacts on their functioning. On average 211 HelpLine receives 300 calls per day with 5 calls pertaining to rape

President Obama's Sucide Awareness Day Proclamation & 211 serving as our region's responder for the Suicide Prevention Lifeline

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION All people deserve the opportunity to live healthy, rewarding lives. No American should have their potential limited, have their life cut short, or be deprived of their fullest measure of happiness because they do not have the

211 HelpLine Encourages Greater Suicide Prevention & Awareness Along with National and Global Efforts during September

September 10, 2015- Globally, the International Association for Suicide Prevention, the World Health Organization and the World Federation for Mental Health are hosting World Suicide Prevention Day September 10th. This year’s theme “Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives” focuses on

211's Pirate Family Fun Day 2015!

  On August 9th 211’s Help Me Grow program sponsored its first event “Pirates Family Fun Day” in partnership with Treasure Coast Children’s Museum.  The purpose of the event was to give families an opportunity to explore the resources available to them within their community while having a

BAM-BOOM-POW! Super Heroes Unite To Knock Down Pesky Pins And To Help Save Lives With 211

August 20, 2015- Calling all Superheroes! This will be the most action-packed, super-exciting and mega-thrilling bowling tournament on the face of the planet. Local business and agencies will be teaming up and grabbing their capes and masks along with WILD 95.5 tonight to unite super powers and bowl