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2-1-1: Get Connected. Get Answers.
The Brown County United Way’s 2-1-1 contact center serves the Wisconsin counties of Brown, Door and Kewaunee. 2-1-1 is a non-emergency telephone number and online database that connects people with community services and volunteer opportunities.
Every hour of every day, someone in our community is seeking important information – from finding an afterschool program to securing adequate care for a child or an aging parent. With 2-1-1, help is just a phone call away.

Need help? Looking for resources? Click here to get connected to the 2-1-1 Online Database.


2-1-1: Get Connected, Get Answers can provide information about:

  • Basic Human Needs Resources: Food pantries, shelters, rent assistance
  • Physical and Mental Health Resources: Healthcare and crisis intervention, support groups, counseling
  • Employment Supports: Job training, transportation assistance, education programs
  • Support for Children, Youth and Families: Childcare, afterschool programs, Head Start, family resource centers, mentoring, tutoring, protection services
  • Volunteer Opportunities and Donations: Habitat for Humanity, St. Vincent de Paul, The Volunteer Center of Brown County

And much more…

Why 2-1-1?
Economic and demographic trends in our community have significantly increased the demand for social services. While many local organizations provide a wide range of services, until 2-1-1 there was no central mechanism connecting these organizations to the people who need them.

2-1-1 is an advanced Information and Referral (I&R) service. In addition to offering an efficient and effective means of connecting residents to available resources, 2-1-1 has proven invaluable during times of disaster such as the aftermath following Hurricane Katrina and September 11, 2001.

2-1-1: Get Connected, Get Answers accredited contact center and website are available to all segments of the Brown, Door and Kewaunee County communities as a free and confidential service.