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Emergency Help

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2-1-1 Maine is a comprehensive statewide directory of over 8,000 health and human services available in Maine. The toll free 2-1-1 hotline connects callers to trained call specialists who can help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Finding the answers to health and human services questions and locating resources is as quick and easy as dialing 2-1-1 or visiting

What is 2-1-1?

One number – thousands of services. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember number that connects people who want to give help or get help with a full range of health and human services in their community. In establishing 2-1-1, Maine joins a growing national movement to standardize the availability of information and referral for these services.

  • 2-1-1 includes a statewide-directory of over 8000 resourcesincluding agency services and support groups accessible through this website to anyone with Internet capability.
  • The 2-1-1 Call Center is accessible statewide and from cell phones and phone service provided by Internet carriers.
  • 2-1-1 provides emergency operations during times of natural and other disasters, including accurate and timely information for preparations, and longer term referral for follow-up services if required.
  • 2-1-1 provides valuable information for community planning and for future matching of resource development and unmet needs.




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