Southwestern Pennsylvania residents in need of human services now have a place to turn for help. PA 2-1-1 Southwest, a professionally staffed human services hotline launched by a coalition of United Ways is now available 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
By simply dialing 2-1-1, a caller will reach a trained Resource Navigator who can connect them with human services resources in their community.
PA 2-1-1 Southwest is currently available in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Fayette, Indiana, Mercer, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Further expansion will take PA 2-1-1 Southwest into Beaver, Greene and Lawrence counties in the near future.
"Whether you're looking for help heating your house, putting food on the table, or finding transportation, PA 2-1-1 Southwest can help," said Julie DeSeyn, Director, PA 2-1-1 Southwest. "Since the launch of PA 2-1-1 Southwest, we've been able to help tens of thousands of people in need, and we look forward to connecting more people to resources in their communities."
lf.2-1-1 is not yet operational where you are, call (888)-553-5778 to reach a 2-1-1 Resource Navigator. Resources can also be found at the PA 2-1-1 Southwest website, www.pa211sw.org.