211 is the national abbreviated dialing code for free access
to health and human services information.
the Commonwealth there are literally thousands of phone numbers for
health and social service programs, government offices, community
organizations, volunteer referral centers, donation clearinghouses,
educational systems and neighborhood groups! This is a one-stopshopping
program which also has access to updated disaster information, numerous
post-disaster programs, interpreter services and also has the ability to
act as the registration site for spontaneous volunteers and donations
from the public during an emergency or crisis.