Need a helping hand?
Call 211


The community referral line -  211  - is an important community resource.
At any given time, 211 has access to the most comprehensive
list of services as well as the most current contact information.

It provides telephone access to trained information and referral specialists,
24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

They provide assistance with healthcare, employment, educational, legal, housing, mental health / addiction counseling, transportation needs, local government information, human service, nonprofit and faith-based organizations, disaster relief resources, volunteer opportunities, and much more.

The service also offers comprehensive websites
that include English and Spanish versions of more than 800
health and human service providers.
Please click on the images below to visit their websites.

Dial "211" from your telephone to speak to a referral specialist.
If the call does not go through, dial the numbers listed below.


(Sarasota - Manatee - DeSoto)
Toll free: 1-877-211-0444