Dial 211 - To Access Community Resources
What is United Way 2-1-1 of Kansas?
2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities.
United Way 2-1-1 covers the state of Kansas - including Butler County.
In 2000 the FCC assigned the 2-1-1 phone number to be used only for community information and referral nationwide.
What types of services does United Way 2-1-1 help callers find?
Resources for basic human needs: food banks, clothing closets, shelters, rent assistance, utility assistance.
Support for older individuals and persons with disabilities: adult day care, congregate meals, Meals on Wheels, respite care, home health care, transportation, homemaker services.
Support for children, youth and families: child care, after-school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services.
Physical and mental health resources: Medicaid and Medicare, maternal health, Children's Health Insurance Program, health clinics, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation.
Employment supports: job training, transportation assistance, education programs.