211 - Community Information

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Sometimes people do not know where to call when help is needed. 211 has more than 56,000 services listed for the province of Ontario in over 150 languages.

2-1-1 is your community connection!

If you or someone you know has questions about . . .

  • applying for financial assistance
  • children and youth services
  • finding a residence for a senior
  • services available for abused women
  • assistance with housing
  • where to go for food and clothing
  • multicultural associations
  • and much more!

Dialing 211 on your phone is your answer. Phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Over 150 languages!  You can also visit their website at 211ontario.ca.

911 is the number to call for police, fire and medical emergencies.