United Way 2-1-1

Help starts here.

United Way 2-1-1 is a free and confidential, information and referral service. Call 2-1-1 to speak with a trained professional that will connect you with agencies and resources, and find the best solution possible to fill your needs. Dial 2-1-1 (land line), 319-739-4211 (cell phone or pay phone), 866-469-2211 (toll free), or go online at http://www.211iowa.org/

Get Connected.

  • 2-1-1 is for everyone
  • Free
  • Completely confidential
  • Available 24/7
  • Multilingual assistance
  • Available by phone or online

Get Answers.

  • Basic human needs
  • Physical and mental health
  • Employment support
  • Assistance for older adults and persons with disabilities
  • Support for children and families
  • Emergency/crisi assistance

Go online at FirstCallForHelpIowa.com

  • Easy keyword search tool
  • Ability to browse by topic
  • Complete, up-to-date database
  • All the resources of the 2-1-1 center
  • Option to save searches for reference


If you are an agency that provides services to the community and would like your information listed with United Way 2-1-1 or an agency that needs to update their information, click here to complete form.