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United Way 2-1-1


Need help? Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-650-HELP to connect with an Information & Referral Specialist or click the link above to search our online database.

United Way 2-1-1 is a free, confidential and anonymous, non-emergency information and referral service that connects Lucas, Wood and Ottawa county residents to the health and human services they need. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week as well as during disasters. Available by telephone and online, 2-1-1 provides callers and web visitors with detailed information on community resources for help and assistance in a range of areas. 

Some examples include:  

  • Job training opportunities
  • Financial or legal counseling
  • Foreclosure / low-income housing 
  • Homelessness assistance and shelter referrals
  • Health care services
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Free tax preparation
  • Food assistance / food pantries
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Child or elderly care
  • Holiday assistance

Click here to view 2-1-1 services across Ohio.