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.
Need Help Now?
Search the United Way 2-1-1 online directory to find resources near you.
To get connected to a certified resource specialist, simply dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-427-4626 from a cell phone or landline (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.
Wherever Life Takes You, 2-1-1 is Here
Community Information Exchange
The CIE is a connected, collaborative, and equitable community of care working to improve the lives of individuals and families within and around the Bi-State Region.
Ways 211 Helps
Physical and Mental Health Resources
Medicaid • Medicare • prenatal care • crisis intervention • support groups • counseling • alcohol and drug rehabilitation
educational and vocational training programs • English as a second language classes • job training • General Educational Development (GED) preparation • financial and transportation assistance
Support for Seniors and Those with Disabilities
centers for independent living • adult day care • meals at home • respite care • home health care • transportation & recreation
Support for Children, Youth, and Families
after-school programs • tutoring • mentorship programs • family resource centers • protective services • counseling • early childhood learning programs • child care referral centers
Disaster and Water
heating and cooling shelters • tornado, flooding and other natural disaster resources and information
• food pantries • shelters • rent assistance • utility assistance • mortgage assistance