Nevada Nonprofits Partner to Commemorate National 2-1-1 Day on Feb. 11


HELP of Southern Nevada, Crisis Call Center, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra,
and United Way of Southern Nevada operate Nevada 2-1-1 to provide free information and
referral services

HELP of Southern Nevada, the Valley’s premier community resource since 1970, in partnership with Crisis Call Center, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra, and United Way of Southern Nevada urge all Nevada citizens to commemorate National 2-1-1 Day on Feb. 11 by learning about Nevada 2-1-1 services.

Created to serve every community in the State of Nevada by providing free-of-cost information and referrals, Nevada 2-1-1 has been successful in ensuring delivery of quality service to Nevadans for the past six years. Information and referral specialists at Nevada 2-1-1 address over 5,000 requests from the community each month via telephone calls and text messaging in 150 languages. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the specialists at Nevada 2-1-1 are a valuable resource for individuals and families in need, especially during a declared state of emergency, disaster or weather-related emergency. Callers can access vital information regarding basic human services (food, clothing, shelter, etc.), physical and mental health resources, employment support services, support for seniors and persons with disabilities, programs for children and families, and disaster recovery instruction.

To access Nevada 2-1-1, simply dial 2-1-1 in your phone, text your five digit zip code to TXT211 (898211) or visit


HELP of Southern Nevada operates nine departments, provides jobs to ninety employees and serves approximately 100,000 unduplicated clients each year. The services HELP provides assist low-income families, homeless teens and adults among other individuals, to become more self-sufficient through direct services, trainings and referrals. Programs available include Emergency Resources, Family Services, Weatherization, Community Alternative Sentencing, Work Opportunities Readiness Center, Holiday Assistance, Nevada 2-1-1 Call Center and Homeless and Youth Services. For more information, call HELP of Southern Nevada at 702-369-4357 or visit

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