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2-1-1 Santa Clara County

Last modified: 2/28/2012 10:40 PM

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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.