211 Helpline

United Way 211 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. English and Spanish languages are readily available.

United Way 211 is a free 24-hour non-emergency helpline that exists to help people navigate their way through the maze of human and social service agencies in Lee, Hendry, and Glades counties by providing the most adequate resources for the client's situation. To speak with one of our Community Resource Specialist please dial 2-1-1 or 239-433-3900.  Please note that some mobile carriers may not recognize 211 as a phone number. Also, your phone will use Wi-Fi for calls and texts when cellular coverage isn't available. This means your phone will work if connected to Wi-Fi but Wi-Fi Calling does not support 211.

If dialing 2-1-1 does not work from your mobile device, please try (239) 433-3900.


CHAT:  Community Resource Specialists are available Monday-Friday 10am-3pm to assist you with resources.   Chat services are unavailable on holidays, if you need assistance on a holiday or weekend, please dial 2-1-1 or 239.433.3900.  Click below to begin chat.

Disclaimer:  Inclusion in the United Way 211 database does not guarantee client referral or indicate endorsement of any agency. United Way 211 may provide callers resources on an agency, but it is the responsibility of the agency to screen callers for eligibility within their programs. Inclusion in the database does not imply endorsement of an organization or its programs or services, neither does omission reflect disapproval.

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