Our friends at RISE communicated with us about a new service in our community called "The 2-1-1 get connected and get help". This is a new resource for the following subject matters:
Homeless shelters, rent or utility assistance, food, mental health, domestic violence counseling, legal aid, employment, and more.
The 2-1-1 program in our area is sponsored by United Way of San Luis Obispo County and is focused on education, health, & financial stability - the building blocks for a good quality life. Community Impact is about creating lasting change by mobilizing sectors, systems, networks, organizations, and others that can play a role in improving lives in our communities; changing conditions in the community that create multiple problems for individuals and families; and improving not only the lives of program clients, but also that of entire community populations. They are working with local nonprofits, government and individuals to build partnerships and create programs that target the areas of education, health, and financial stability.
When contacting individuals in need of the above services they can dial 2-1-1 (1-800-549-8989), text zip code to 898211 or search online at WWW.211SLO.ORG.