2-1-1 is a phone number that you can call if you are looking for free, local information on services that you need. 211 also has a website that you can use.

When you don't know where to turn call 2-1-1. A girl holding her hand in the shape of a phone up to her ear.

Even if you do not speak English you can call 2-1-1. When you call you should let the phone operator know what language you speak and they will be able to get you an interpreter. Your phone call will be with both an interpreter and a phone operator for 211.

You can also call the toll free number at 1-866-686-0045.

211 helps you search human services quickly and easily, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in over 150 languages.

To search directly for services in South-Western Ontario (Windsor Essex County is in this part of Ontario) you can use the local division of 211. To search for services in other parts of Ontario you can use the Ontario division of 211.