2-1-1 Maine a statewide-directory of over 8000 resources connecting Maine callers to information about health and human services available in their communities and is part of a national movement being delivered by participating United Ways and states.
2-1-1 represents a better and easier way to find answers to a wide range of issues including, but not limited to:
- Alzheimer’s Resources
- Basic needs – food, clothing, shelter
- Crisis intervention
- Child development
- Children’s health and insurance
- Consumer help
- Disability services
- Elder care
- Emergency shelter
- Energy assistanceParentingFinancial assistance
- Health care
- HIV/AIDS testing
- Home care
- Legal assistance
- Maternal/child health services
- Suicide prevention
- Substance abuse education programs
- Senior services
The 2-1-1 Call Center is accessible statewide and from cell phones and phone service provided by Internet carriers. It is also accessible online at: http://www.211maine.org/
- 2-1-1 provides emergency operations during times of natural and other disasters, including accurate and timely information for preparations, and longer term referral for follow-up services if required.
Looking for resources just around children, especially child care, then ChildCareChoices is the State of Maine site for those connections.