New 2-1-1 Hotline Connects Coloradans to Human Services

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: July 19, 2013

Our partner, Mile High United Way, is offering free, multilingual information to helps connect Coloradans with basic human services such as food, shelter, other community resources. The 2-1-1 Colorado database provides information about more than 11,000 services across the state of Colorado, supported by nearly 4,000 agencies, and provides one place where people can get accurate information quickly. The most common reasons people call 2-1-1 are for rent and utility assistance, shelter information, food assistance and seasonal services. You can also dial 2-1-1 to make a donation to your community or look for volunteer opportunities. Last year, more than 151,000 people dialed three simple numbers to find or give help.

You may also access the 2-1-1 database through Mile High United Way’s website. Select the “Search for Services 2-1-1” logo, located in the upper right side of the screen.

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit