211 Maryland United Way Helpline

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The COVID-19 situation is evolving daily. If you need help with food, healthcare, rent or mortgage, utility or other bills, childcare, or other essential services, dial 211 for help and the answers you’re looking for.

If you can’t reach us through 211, dial 410-685-0525 or 1-800-492-0618.

Text for help: Call or text your ZIP code to 898 211.
For the most up-to-date and accurate information on COVID-19, visit the CDC’s website.

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About 211 

211 is a free and confidential service providing information, community resources, and referrals for a variety of health and human service issues 24/7, every day of the year. Our professional and caring call specials are here to help. (Normal airtime and other charges apply for cell phone users).

The 211 Maryland United Way Helpline can help you access:

  • Food
  • Shelters and emergency housing for the homeless
  • Access to transitional housing
  • Medical care
  • Utility and rent assistance
  • Tax help
  • Job training
  • Eviction prevention services
  • Family services and counseling
  • Day care
  • Prescription assistance
  • Suicide prevention and crisis center services

 

 

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HOW THE 211 MARYLAND UNITED WAY HELPLINE WORKS

Dial 211 from a cellphone or landline.

If you cannot reach us through 211, dial 410-685-0525 (Greater Baltimore area) or 1-800-492-0618 (elsewhere in Maryland).

A caring call specialist will listen to your needs.

Make sure to describe your situation in detail. 211 may be able to help with more than you think.

You’ll be connected with services you’re eligible for.

The call specialist will search for services that you are eligible for and may be able to sign you up on the spot.

SUPPORT THE 211 MARYLAND HELPLINE

Not only does 211 provide information, it also serves as a barometer of need in our community, allowing us to identify trends and fill gaps in addressing education, financial stability, and health in central Maryland.

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