What is 2-1-1?
2-1-1 is an easy to remember, three-digit telephone number assigned by the Federal Communications Commission for the purpose of providing quick and easy access to information about health and human services.
2-1-1 Professional Information and Referral Specialists work with callers to assess their needs, determine their options and provide appropriate programs/services, give support, intervene in crisis situations and advocate for the caller as needed. 2-1-1 is currently available to 90% of residents in the United States.
The Mission Statement of 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. is
“Creating connections through the power of information, innovation and hope.”
The long term vision of 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. is “To be a vital community asset connecting people with resources that improve their lives.”