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United Way 2-1-1

United Way 2-1-1 is your 24/7 connection to agencies and resources near you. Serving United Way of Greater St. Louis’ service area and the entire state of Missouri, United Way 2-1-1 connects people to services that help them live their best possible lives – from basic needs to child care to disaster relief to counseling.

St. Louis Area Flooding Resources

Those impacted by the recent flash flooding in the St. Louis area can now submit a Disaster Intake form below. Submissions will be shared with local Emergency Management Agencies and Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COADs) who are helping provide immediate and long-term assistance.

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Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, 2-1-1 has seen a nearly 150% increase in calls for help compared to last year. See how they are connecting local callers to resources they need.

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Search the United Way 2-1-1 online directory to find resources near you.

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To get connected to a certified resource specialist, simply dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-427-4626 from a cell phone or landline (TTY 1-866-385-6525).


Chat with a navigation specialist by texting 1-800-427-4626. Available Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Chat with a navigation specialist online. Available Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Community Information Exchange


The CIE is a connected, collaborative, and equitable community of care working to improve the lives of individuals and families within and around the Bi-State Region.


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