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What is 211?

United Way's 211 service is a vital resource that provides free and confidential assistance to individuals in need of support. Operated and funded in part by local United Ways, the 211 service connects individuals with a wide range of services and resources, including housing and utilities payment assistance, health care and insurance assistance, disaster assistance, food assistance, financial education, and credit counseling, job training, employment services, veteran services, childcare and family services, mental health and substance abuse, and senior services. By contacting 211, individuals can speak to a live specialist who can help connect them with the help they need. Additionally, the 211 service allows United Way to identify service gaps, unmet needs, under-served populations, and common determinants that often lead to crisis, helping to inform their efforts to address these issues in the community.

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How You Can Help

If you're interested in supporting United Way's 211 service, there are several ways you can help.

  • If you own or manage a local business, you can promote 211 to your employees by contacting United Way of Florence County at 843-662-2407 to request 211 posters and brochures (available in both English and Spanish).

  • If you manage or are employed at a local non-profit, you can add your non-profit and its services to the local 211 database by creating an account at

  • United Way is looking for sponsors to help keep 211 available for residents in the community. If you would like to become a sponsor of United Way's 211, please complete and return the sponsorship form, or you can contact Cameron Campbell, President of United Way of Florence County, at 843-662-2407 or Your support can help ensure that this valuable resource remains available to those in need.

Current 211 Sponsors

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