United Way 211

211 Helpline

211 is a United Way program that provides free information and referral to human/social service agencies within Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties. Clients can call and receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs.

To use the 211 services, just dial 2-1-1 or search our database of providers online. United Way 211 is for non-emergency assistance only. In these cases, 211 can be reached in Lee County at (239) 433-3900 Hendry/Glades County call 1-800-887-9234 .

Lee, Hendry, Glades 211

Help Starts Here
211 is an easy-to-remember three-digit telephone number that connects callers to a comprehensive helpline for information and referrals to health, human, and social service organizations within Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee counties. Knowing where to begin is the first step to getting the help you need.

EVERY HOUR OF EVERY DAY, SOMEONE IN OUR COMMUNITY IS SEARCHING FOR HELP OR SERVICES – housing, food, financial assistance, relief from abuse, family issues, depression, childcare, suicide prevention, etc., but navigating the maze of city, state and non-profit agencies can be overwhelming and confusing.

United Way 211 is the community’s central point of entry into the health and human services system. Dialing 211 is a way for people who need help to get connected with the community service providers that can help them. Calls to 211 Helpline are free, confidential, and 24/7.

Okeechobee County 211

211 is a helpline and crisisline and is a service of 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, providing suicide prevention, crisis intervention, information, assessment, and referral to community services for people of all ages. Calls to 211 HelpLine are Free, Confidential, and 24/7!

Individuals and families living in Indian River County, Martin County, Okeechobee County, Palm Beach County, and St. Lucie County can simply dial 211 or (866) 882-2991 to speak with a highly trained resource specialist. “We’re here to listen, we’re here to help!”

Operator Answering United Way 211 calls

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Learn more about community needs

Want to learn more about the needs in our community? You can search our database to learn more about the type of services people need.

Calls answered by 211 in 2020
Referrals offered
Veterans served
Requests for housing assistance


Submit Resources

Thank you for your interest in including your services in the 211 Database. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Database Manager Nilda Rodriguez by email or phone (239) 433-7218.