How to Search our Resource Database

Below is a snapshot of the 2-1-1 online directory resource. You may skip this tutorial and enter the database by clicking here.
  • You will be prompted to enter your zip code or select your city. While this is optional information to provide, it helps us find the most accurate results for you.

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  • Look for the heading “Search for Services“. Under this heading, you can either search by service keyword, agency or program name.
  • If you’d like to look at all the categories, look for the heading “Browse Categories“. Click on one of the listed categories or click the “ABC” button below the list to view the list alphabetically.

When searching by keyword, it can be helpful to know some popular terms that will get the best results.

Here are some examples:



If you are facing: Try searching for:
Mental Health Crisis
  • Suicide Prevention Hotlines
  • Individual Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health Hotlines
  • Mental Health Clinics
  • Mental Health Facilities
Too Many Bills
  • Utility Assistance
  • Food Pantries
  • Bankruptcy Assistance
  • Benefits Assistance
  • Weatherization
  • Budget Counseling
  • Legal Counseling
  • Budget Counseling
  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Temporary Financial Assistance
Job Loss
  • Job Centers
  • Career Counseling
  • Benefits Assistance
  • Job Search
Child Expenses
  • Child Support
  • Child Care
  • School Supplies
  • After School Programs
  • WIC
  • Medicaid


Examples noted above are not a complete list of keywords, but they help illustrate how to make the most of our resource database and will get you started. If you are having trouble finding the help you need, call us at any time by dialing 2-1-1 or (877)947-2211.

The database is constantly being updated to offer the most up-to-date information possible. If you notice any information that you think may be incorrect or incomplete, please contact us at