Every day, someone somewhere in Massachusetts needs to find essential community services, an after school
program, a food bank, or where to secure care for an aging parent. Many face these challenges,
but don't always know where to turn for help. The Solution is to Dial 2-1-1.
Mass 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information
about critical health and human services
available in their community. It serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support
groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources. Always a confidential call, Mass 2-1-1 maintains the integrity of the 9-1-1 system saving that vital community resource for life and death emergencies.
It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is an easy way to find or give help in your community.
Mass 2-1-1 responds immediately during times of crisis, to field calls regarding the crisis and to direct callers to
services most appropriate for their needs. If you are unable to reach 2-1-1 due to your telephone or cell phone carrier,
a toll-free number is available: 1-877-211-MASS (6277); Hearing Impaired: 508-370-4890 TTY