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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.

COVID-19: 2-1-1 Response

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 from a cell or 1-800-427-4626 from a landline phone (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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