United Way 211

Help starts here.

United Way 2-1-1 is a free and confidential information and referral service. Call 2-1-1 to speak with a trained professional that will connect you with agencies and resources and find the best solution possible to fill your needs.

Call: 2-1-1 or 800-244-7431 (toll free)
Text: Text your zip code to 898211

Visit: Search local resources at www.211iowa.org
Download: Get the 2-1-1 app here


Get Connected.

  • 211 is for everyone
  • Free
  • Completely confidential
  • Available 24/7
  • Multilingual assistance
  • Available by phone or online

Get Answers.

  • Basic human needs
  • Physical and mental health
  • Employment support
  • Assistance for older adults and persons with disabilities
  • Support for children and families
  • Emergency/crisis assistance

Go online at 211Iowa.org

  • Easy keyword search tool
  • Ability to browse by topic
  • Complete, up-to-date database
  • All the resources of the 211 center
  • Option to save searches for reference
If you are an agency that provides services to the community and would like your information listed with United Way 211 or an agency that needs to update their information, click here for instructions.