For help during the COVID-19 crisis:
- Check out our COVID-19 resources page
- Sign up for text alerts by texing PACOVID to 898-211
- Search our 211 resource database for COVID-19-specific programs.
Pennsylvania 211: Get Connected. Get Help.™
If you need to connect with resources in your community, but don’t know where to look, Pennsylvania 211 is a great place to start. From help with a utilities bill, to housing assistance, after-school programs for kids, and more, you can dial 211 or text your zip code to 898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free. Our specialists will listen to your needs, and give you information on programs in your community that might be able to help.
Visit our 211 website to explore programs available in your community by categories such as financial assistance, housing, and food, or to learn more about PA 211.
What Does PA 211 Do?
PA 211 is now celebrating 100% statewide coverage! Learn more about 211 in Pennsylvania, and how it can benefit every resident of our state.
To see data on the requests made to PA 211 over time, with the option to filter by county, district, or needs categories, visit PA’s page on 211 Counts.
How 211 is Helping Pennsylvanians?
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