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 an operator 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 guided 211 search page to explore programs available in your community by categories such as financial assistance, housing, and food.

Learn about more free online resources that can connect you to PA services in this downloadable PowerPoint.

Learn More about PA 211:

Read an introduction to 211 in Pennsylvania, and how it can benefit every resident of our state.

PA 211 Videos:

  • PA 211 and Veterans
  • PA 211 and Disaster Relief
  • PA 211 Overview
  • PA 211 and Seniors
  • PA 211 and Substance Abuse

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If you would like to share information with your members or network, please feel free to use this informational language for an email blast or newsletter article. You can also share the links to videos above through your social media sites.

View this document for a map of PA 211 regions. For alternate phone numbers to the 211 call centers please click here.