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  • VIDEO: Mass 211 Day Celebration
    Watch Lt. Governor Karyn Polito as she reads Governor Baker’s Proclamation declaring February 11, 2017 Mass 211 Day and announce the merger of Mass 211 and Call2Talk. [read more]
  • United Way’s mental health line merges with Mass 2-1-1
    By Jim Haddadin Daily News Staff FRAMINGHAM — Over the last two weeks, volunteers from the Call2Talk hotline changed the lives of three people in desperate straits. The service, run by the United Way of Tri-County, sometimes goes months without hearing from someone at risk of self-harm. But in a span of 18 days, volunteers assisted three callers [read more]
  • Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announces the merger of Mass 211 and Call2Talk
    Karyn Polito visited the United Way on Wednesday where she joined Mass 211 and Call2Talk call takers for the reading of a proclamation by Gov. Charlie Baker declaring February 11, 2017 Mass 2-1-1 Day. The Lt. Governor also announced the merger of Call2Talk the United Way’s suicide prevention line with Mass 2-1-1 expanding the service area of [read more]
  • Lt. Governor Polito To announce Merger of Call2Talk with Mass2-1-1
    Framingham, MA – On February 11, the United Ways in Massachusetts joined United Ways across America in celebrating National 2-1-1 Day, calling attention to this free comprehensive Information & Referral Service that has been in operation here in Massachusetts since 2006 and nationally is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary in 2017. On Wednesday, [read more]
  • Areas of Commonwealth Experience Improved Drought Conditions, Below-Normal Precipitation Amounts Continue Across State
    Monitoring of Water Resources to Continue, Indoor Water Conservation by Public Necessary BOSTON – February 10, 2017 – While many areas of the state experienced moderate levels of precipitation in January, large portions of the state continue to experience a water deficit. As a result, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton [read more]