211 IS THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH HOTLINE FOR GENERAL INFORMATION
LANDLINE: 2-1-1 TOLL FREE 1-866-469-2211
ANY PHONE: 319-739-4211 TEXT YOUR ZIP CODE TO 898211
Use the 211 App, visit the 211 webpage, or call 2-1-1 on your mobile phone. A trained professional will assist you to determine the best local options to connect you to the help you need. Try the free 211 Iowa app.
Simply download the app for free by following these simple steps:
Click a link below to find the app on the App Store or Google Play, or search for 211 Iowa.
Install the App on your phone.
Begin using by tapping Current Location, entering your zip code, or your city.
THAT'S ALL THERE IS TO IT! NO REGISTRATION OR ACCOUNT TO SET UP...
THE 211 SERVICE IS 100% FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL.
With hundreds of community services available, it can be confusing to know where to turn for help.
2-1-1, available through United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties, is an app or an easy to remember phone number that connects individuals with human services and resources in our community.
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!