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One Number.  One Call.  Get Connected.  Get Answers.

2-1-1 is:

  • an easy to remember number that gives access to resources across your community.
  • answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at a call center at the United Way of the Midlands in Omaha.2-1-1 is a free and confidential call.
  • 2-1-1 offers multilingual access to appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies.
  • an easy way to find counseling and welfare services, and other solutions in your area.

Counties covered in our area include Platte, Boone, Nance, Colfax and Polk.

Types of services include:

  • Basic human needs resources: food banks, shelters, rent assistance, utility assistance
  • Physical and mental health resources: health insurance programs, medicaid and medicare, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention, and more
  • Employment support: financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs
  • Support for older persons and persons with disabilities: adult daycare, Meals on Wheels, respite care, home health care, transportation, homemaker services
  • Support for children, youth and families: child care, after school programs, Head Start, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services, and more

Nebraska 2-1-1 website