Carol Filburn, Program Manager
(702) 369-4357 ext.1233
2-1-1 is a collaborative effort with the State taking the lead and support from HELP of Southern Nevada, Crisis Call Center, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra, and United Way of Southern Nevada. 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to free information about critical health and human services available in their community. HELP of Southern Nevada serves as the Southern Nevada 2-1-1 information and referral center. The center is staffed by live information and referral specialists who are available statewide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You may also visit www.nevada211.org for referral information available online. Services are also available to anyone with a mobile phone anywhere in Nevada. Text your 5 digit zip code to TXT211 or 898-211. For TDD/TTY - Dial 711 for relay operator or text to 898211.
Callers can access information referrals for:
- Basic human services (food, clothing, shelter, rental assistance, utility assistance)
- Physical and mental health resources (medical information lines, crisis intervention, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, Medicaid/Medicare, maternal health, children's health, insurance)
- Employment support services (unemployment benefits, financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs
- Support for seniors and persons with disabilities (home health care, adult day care, meal services, respite care, transportation, homemaker services)
- Programs for children, youth, families (childcare, after school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services)
- Support for community crisis or disaster recovery (2-1-1 systems in other states have proven valuable in disaster relief efforts in other communities. Nevada 2-1-1's capabilities in this area will be developed as funding allows.)
Tell Me More:
211 statewide services have been in existence since February 2006. Callers can access basic human services for such items as; food, clothing, shelter, rental or utility assistance, physical and mental health resources, such as; crisis intervention, support groups, Medicaid/Medicare, children's health insurance, counseling, medical information lines, employment support services, such as; unemployment benefits, financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs, support for seniors and persons with disabilities, such as; home health care, adult day care, meal services, respite care, transportation assistance, education programs. Also available are programs for children, youth & families, such as; childcare, after school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, and protective services. Also offers volunteer opportunities, donations and support for community crisis or disaster recovery.
How To Apply or Get More Information:
Either dial 211 from your landline or cell phone or go online to www.nevada211.org and search our database for
referrals using keywords related to the services you are seeking.
After dialing 211, if your phone provider does not allow you to make a direct call, please dial 702-836-2195.