Call 2-1-1. Find Help.
2-1-1 Is Available
24 Hours A Day. - 7 Days A Week.
Description of PA 2-1-1 Services:
2-1-1 is a three-digit dialing code designated by the Federal Communications Commission to provide widespread public access to community information and referral services.
2-1-1 is like 411 or 911 but for health and human services information and referral. By dialing 2-1-1, callers speak with a call specialist at CONTACT Altoona who has access to an online comprehensive PA 2-1-1 database of health and human services utilized by all PA 2-1-1 call centers.
Through conversation with callers, the CONTACT Altoona call specialist is able to determine the need or needs of the caller and search the database for agencies and organizations in the caller’s specific area that provide the needed service.
If You Need Help
CONTACT Altoona is the PA 2-1-1
Central Region Service Provider
Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Central is a free, confidential, non-emergency, comprehensive information and referral service that currently connects Blair, Bedford, Cambria, and Somerset County residents with the health and human services they need.
You can reach 2-1-1 by dialing 2-1-1 or 855-459-3423
2-1-1 is not intended for emergency use. If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1
Do you prefer to find your own answers?
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Learn how you can add your agency information to our Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Database, click here.
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Read our Pennsylvania 2-1-1 database inclusion and exclusion criteria, click here.