What is 2-1-1 Santa Clara County?
2-1-1 is a free, non-emergency, confidential service that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Mandarin, and 140 other languages. For everyday needs and in times of crisis, 2-1-1 provides streamlined access to critical health and human services such as food, shelter, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention, employment assistance, and so much more. It also serves as a link for individuals seeking to volunteer, provide resources, or assist during a crisis in Santa Clara County.
2-1-1 is also a valuable tool when disasters strike because people can quickly and easily receive critical information.
Who calls 2-1-1?
2-1-1 Santa Clara County is an information and referral service for everyone in the community regardless of income; it is available to the public 24-hours a day, seven days per week, in English, Spanish and 140 other languages. People call for a variety of reasons:
- Adult children seeking services for elderly parents
- People wanting to donate time, money, or goods
- Laid-off workers struggling to feed their families
- People impacted by a disaster trying to connect with loved ones
Visit the 2-1-1 Santa Clara County website for more Frequently Asked Questions and other information.