211 Information and Referral

From hello to help. We’re here for you.

United Way 211 is a free, confidential service that can connect you to a wide range of resources and services across Kansas (not just United Way funded partners). We don’t just “patch you through” to agencies. We dig deep to understand what’s happening and connect you with the resources that best meet those needs, not just the one that prompted your call or text.

FIND HELP FOR:

Employment & Education
Health & Dental Care
Food
Housing & Shelter
Senior & Disability Care
And More

FOUR EASY WAYS TO GET CONNECTED:

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Call

Dial 2‑1‑1 to talk with a trained call specialist.

Calls answered 24/7.

Free, statewide

Translation services available.

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Text

Text your ZIP code to 898-211 to have referrals sent to your phone.

Standard message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to opt-out. HELP for help. View end user privacy and terms and conditions here.

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Click

Search online at 211Kansas.org.

Search Now

For services in northeast Kansas counties of Doniphan, Franklin, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami and Wyandotte: click here.

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Chat

Chat now with a referral specialist.

Click the “Live Chat” button in the bottom right corner of this screen to get started.

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RESULTS THAT MATTER

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times Kansans were connected to the help they needed in 2021.
Top Five Requested Needs in 2021:

Utility Assistance // Rent // Tax Prep // COVID-19 // Food Pantries

HELPFUL GUIDES

Below are quick reference guides to help you find assistance related to specific areas.

Sedgwick County

One Page Resource of Basic Services – English // Spanish

Parenting Classes

Anger Management Classes

Thanksgiving Programs

Christmas Programs

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GET LISTED IN 211

Are you a nonprofit that would like to list your program(s) in the 211 database? Review our checklist of how to submit your information.

SPREAD THE WORD

Help spread the word about this unmatched, critical service.

211 Toolkit

OUR FOCUS

Our focus is on healtheducationfinancial stability and basic needs—the building blocks for a good quality of life and a strong community. Click below to learn more about what we’re doing, the programs we invest in and our lasting impact in each area.