Every hour of every day, someone in San Diego County searches for services, from substance abuse treatment to care for a child or aging parent, food, housing or financial assistance.
Through more than 400,000 annual connections, 2-1-1 serves as the region’s primary connection to more than 6,000 community, health and disaster support services. Callers are linked to trained representatives who navigate the individual through situations. The callers’ needs are assessed and then matched to the best and closest resource in their community.
Assistance is confidential and offered in more than 200 languages and dialects. In addition, 2-1-1 San Diego’s website contains information on the available health and human service programs to help connect individuals, families, children and seniors, and military and veterans to a wide range of immediate resources. Dial 2-1-1 or go to 211sandiego.org or find services using the search widget. They are here to help.