Every hour of every day, someone in Arkansas needs essential services – from finding an after-school program to securing adequate care for a child or an aging parent. Faced with a dramatic increase in the number of agencies and help-lines, people often don’t know where to turn. In many cases, people end up going without these necessary services because they do not know where to start.
While services that are offered through 211 vary from community to community, 211 provides callers with information about and referrals to human services for every day needs and in times of crisis. For example, 211 can offer access to the following types of services:
Arkansas is not a state that mandates telephone service providers to translate three digit dialing to the 2-1-1 system. If you are having problems dialing 2-1-1 from your home phone or your cell phone, please contact your service provider telling them you want to be able to dial 2-1-1 from your phone. Arkansas 2-1-1 is currently serving the entire state of Arkansas.