211 is now available in Brookings County
211 Can Help Callers Access the Following Types of Services:
· Basic Human Needs Resources: food banks, clothing, shelters, rent assistance, utility assistance
· Health and Mental Health Resources: health insurance programs, maternal health, medical information lines, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation.
· Employment Support: financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs
· Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities: adult day care, congregate meals, Meals on Wheels, respite care, home health care, transportation, homemaker services.
· Support for Children, Youth and Families:child care, after-school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services
· Volunteer Opportunities and Donations: community involvement, volunteer centers, disaster relief
· Military and Family Support: programs that serve veterans and their families, community resources, mental health resources, counseling
· Hobby groups and civic/service clubs: for people who have similar interests (gardening clubs, square dance groups, astronomy clubs, etc) or are united by a common cause (political groups, Lions, Rotary Clubs, Kiwanis, etc.)