As a program of United Way of Larimer County, 2-1-1 is a vital tool in our goal of reducing poverty and increasing prosperity for all in Larimer County. Not only is 2-1-1 used by local individuals, it is also used by organizations and agencies to help direct their clients. By having one central location for information on where to go to give help or to get help, it saves valuable time and money in the effort to connect people with the resources they need.
In honor of 2-1-1 Day on February 11 (2/11), we considered coming up with 211 facts about 2-1-1, but thought better of it and narrowed the list down. So without further ado, below are 11 facts you might not know about 2-1-1:
4. And non-emergency disaster-related needs, including closures, shelters, post-disaster assistance, and the Whole Community Emergency Network, which works to help people with special needs prepare for and respond to disasters.