About 2-1-1

United Way 2-1-1 is here to help – whether you’re an individual looking for help for your family, a non-profit seeking better ways to serve your clients, or an organization searching for how to create a better region.

With a database of thousands of non-profits throughout Missouri and Illinois, 2-1-1 is the leader in helping people find resources.

2-1-1 is:

Free and confidential

Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Multi-lingual and accessible TTY/TTD

Our 2-1-1 team is:

Trained, knowledgeable, and friendly

Compassionate and caring

Ready to help

How we help:

  • Food pantries
  • Shelters
  • Rent assistance
  • Utility assistance
  • Mortgage assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Prenatal care
  • Crisis intervention
  • Support groups
  • Counseling
  • Alcohol and drug rehabilitation
  • Educational and vocational training programs
  • English as a second language classes
  • Job training
  • General Education Development (GED) preparation
  • Financial and transportation assistance
  • Centers for independent living
  • Adult day care
  • Meals at home
  • Respite care
  • Home health care
  • Transportation and recreation
  • After-school programs
  • Tutoring
  • Mentorship programs
  • Family resource centers
  • Protective services
  • Counseling
  • Early childhood learning programs
  • Child care referral centers
  • Recreation

Looking for 2-1-1 solutions?


United Way 2-1-1 is more than a database of non-profits in Missouri and Illinois. We’re also a solution provider for partners who want to better serve their clients.