Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Connecticut to reach a highly-trained contact specialist who will assess your needs and provide referrals to community resources. Everyday contact specialists help callers find assistance for complex issues such as financial problems, substance abuse, and suicide prevention and for simpler issues such as finding volunteer opportunities and donation options. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day every day of the year. Multilingual assistance and TDD access is also available.

Are you interested in learning about which programs or benefits and your family may be eligible for?

Use the 2-1-1 benefits survey to learn about federal and state assistance programs and the application process. Visit www.211ct.org to complete the survey.

Are you looking for access to safe, habitable, and clean housing?

Visit www.211ct.org to find resources that will help with new housing, utilities assistance, or financial support for needed home repairs. 

Are you are at risk of losing your housing or are you homeless?

Contact 2-1-1 to register. You will be required to complete a face-to-face interview and once the interview process is completed, you will be registered and able to receive assistance which may include locating transitional housing or secure housing.

Call 2-1-1 or visit www.211ct.org for information regarding Homeless Drop-In Centers, Homeless Shelters, or to receive home purchasing counseling, information on mortgage delinquency/default, and rental payment assistance.