United Way’s 2-1-1,
Serving Cuyahoga, Ashland, Geauga, Lawrence, Medina, Portage, Wayne, Holmes, and Allen Counties

2-1-1 is a free community service you can use to get information about social, health and government resources
24 hours a day, every day. Simply dial 2-1-1 or browse our online directory below to find the resources you need.

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What's New?


The registration deadline was March 31, 2014, but help continues to be available by phone, in person, or online for those who attempted to sign up before the deadline. Click on the AFFORDABLE CARE/OBAMACARE category to answer your questions and get covered. Thanks to Mt. Sinai Foundation for making this possible.


Spring begins enrollment for the next academic year in many school districts. Search using the word KINDERGARTEN to learn about the registration process in your school district. 211 also lists contact information for those transferring or needing to register for any school grade through high school. Cleveland residents will find links to ratings on schools in their area.


The program known as the HARDEST HIT FUND, which provided Ohioans with financial help paying a mortgage if in a qualifying crisis, comes to an end April 30, 2014. Search using the program name to find out how to sign up. Help from HUD-certified counselors who can explain mortgage loan details continues to be available. Look using the word MORTGAGE.

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Search using Service when you know one or more of the words in a service terms. For example, searching with the words rent and assistance will help you find the service term rent payment assistance.

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