211 IS THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH HOTLINE
FOR GENERAL INFORMATION
ANY PHONE: 319-739-4211
TOLL FREE 1-866-469-2211
TEXT YOUR ZIP CODE TO 898211
Download the free app by following these simple steps:
Click on a link below to find the app in the App Store or Google Play - or search for 211 Iowa
Install the app on your phone
Begin using by tapping "Current Location" then enter your zip code or city
That's all there is to it! No registration or account set up.
A trained professional will assist you and connect you to the help you need.
The 211 service is 100% free and confidential!
Accessible to everyone, at no cost
All calls are confidential
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Basic Human Needs
Food pantries, clothing, affordable housing, utility assistance
Physical and Mental Health
Medicaid/Medicare, support groups, drug and alcohol intervention
Financial and transportation assistance
Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities
Meals on Wheels, home health care, homemaker services
Support for Children, Youth and Families
Childcare, protective services
And much more!