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  • Title: 211 Serving San Bernardino County
    Descriptive info: .. About Us.. 211 In Your City.. FAQs.. Search For Services.. Get Involved.. Contact Us.. Register your Agency and Services today!.. Register Now!.. SEARCH FOR SERVICES.. Finding help used to mean calling dozens of phone numbers and navigating a sea of agencies and programs.. Now there's an easier way to access information about community, social, health and government services in San Bernardino County.. Speak to a live, bilingual call specialist 24 hours a day - dial 2-1-1 or 888-435-7565.. Search Tips:.. When typing in the search box the system will try to find selections for you.. This explains the list of terms you are given.. These are Taxonomy Terms (Services Terms) that are currently tagged to resources in  ...   function will bring up only the Names of Agencies and Programs.. Enter the agencies name or service term and hit search.. Agency/program appears in the search results.. Click on the agency/program Name and it will take you to your record.. The screen you will see will be the agency or program Overview.. The Section labeled Programs will have a links to the additional Programs/Services provided within the agency.. Cooling Centers.. Clothing.. Dental Care.. Community Clinics.. Food.. Transitional Housing.. Mental Health.. Transportation.. Older Adults.. Support Groups.. Focus Topics.. Login.. 2-1-1 Call Center.. Over 66,000 individuals and families in need connected with critical health and social services annually.. your link text here.. Remember Me.. Forgot your password?.. Forgot your username?..

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  • Title: About Us
    Descriptive info: Home.. About Us.. 211 San Bernardino County is:.. A 24/7 Call Center.. Always answered b y a live person.. The most comprehensive database of free and low cost health and human services available.. A free and confidential phone call whether dialing 2-1-1 directly, or 888-435-7565.. Staffed by professional, trained, caring people who give information &referrals to appropriate resources.. A joint United Way operation between Inland Empire, Arrowhead, Desert Communities, Mohave Valley, and United Way of the Desert.. Every day, thousands of people find themselves in circumstances where, often for the first time, they need resources that can't be found in the yellow pages or on the internet: low cost burial services, employment, a free or low-cost health clinic, training, free eyeglasses replacement for the elderly, affordable parenting classes or other counseling, legitimate help overcoming temporary financial difficulties, and many more such scenarios.. 2-1-1 has the answers.. A little history.. The 2-1-1 concept is the result of the evolution of public information thinking and the innovative marriage of technical and people power.. The first experimental 2-1-1 number began operating in Atlanta, Georgia in 1997.. In the year 2000, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) finalized all of the N11's.. 2-1-1 was set aside for health and human services information and referrals.. Nationwide, more than 85% or the US population has 2-1-1 available.. That number is over 93% in California.. San Bernardino County has 100% coverage with the singular exception of Metro Wireless, which has chosen not to pass 2-1-1 calls anywhere.. San Bernardino County's 2-1-1 service was developed with the help of a broad, community-based team,  ...   hired in early 2005 and the application was finalized and submitted to the CPUC (The California Public Utilities Commission has jurisdiction for approving applications to provide 2-1-1 service in the state) in the latter part of the year.. Approval was received in March of 2006 and full time 2-1-1 service began on September 20, 2006, with funding from United Way, the County of San Bernardino, and First 5.. Since then, additional funding streams have been obtained including performing after-hours service for the County’s Behavioural Heath’s Access unit and the 2-1-1’s in Riverside, Fresno, Stanislaus, Sonoma and Mendocino counties.. Unlike many other counties, prior to the advent of 2-1-1, there had never been a comprehensive Information & Referral entity in San Bernardino County.. This means that the database of resources had to be created virtually from scratch and has grown to almost 1000 agencies serving San Bernardino County, offering more than 2500 programs of all kinds.. In February of 2012, 211 San Bernardino became the third agency in California to achieve AIIRS (Alliance of Information & Referral Systems) accreditation, joining 211 LA and 211 San Diego.. 211 San Bernardino has answered more than 350,000 calls, successfully connecting more than 150,000 individuals and families to the resources they need.. Growth continues, eventually reaching an expected 240,000 calls per year.. Even though there is not nearly enough help available for callers in the current economy, less than 2% of 2-1-1 callers indicate they will not use the service again.. Thanks to the following 2-1-1 funding partners.. Agency Registration.. Disaster Info.. Stats Services.. 211 Stories.. 211 Advisory Council..

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  • Title: 211 In Your City
    Descriptive info: 211 In Your City.. This will be a place where you can read about what the callers from your city are asking for.. Content will be provided shortly..

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  • Title: Frequently Asked Questions
    Descriptive info: FAQs.. Frequently Asked Questions.. How does 211 work?.. 211 is an Information and Referral (I&R) Service that helps you find resources that may be able to assist you with health and social services.. By dialing 2-1-1 (or 888 435-7565) in San Bernardino County, you will be assisted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by bilingual staff (Spanish).. If you need assistance in another language, 211 utilizes a translation line, available to communicate in over 150 languages.. What if I need help, but I live in a different county?.. When you dial 2-1-1, let the Community Resource Specialist know which county you live in if you are not in San Bernardino County, and we will gladly give you the toll-free number to the 211 call center nearest you.. Can 211 give me money, or pay my bills, or find me employment?.. No.. 211 does not provide any direct services.. 211 provides INFORMATION, and CONNECTS the caller to appropriate resources by REFERRAL.. Then why not just dial 411?.. 411 can give you the number to the agency you need as long as you know the name of the agency, but 411 cannot give you other information such as program hours, days of service, other services that may be available to you, or do an assessment for additional needs.. Many callers have no clue about which agencies might be able to help them, or even if such help is available.. 211 staff, using a massive database tool, are the shortest route to finding appropriate services.. We know who does what!.. Can I find all of the agencies I need at 211?.. Hopefully so.. If an agency's information is included, you can trust that it is reliable.. The agencies referred by 211 have to submit an application  ...   process much like ISO 9000.. What if I have an urgent problem, or am in crisis? Can 211 help me?.. Yes.. 211 staff are not counselors or therapists, but they are trained to refer crisis calls to appropriate resources such as crisis centers, clinicians, or 911 rescue services in life-threatening cases.. Additionally, all 211 staff are mandated reporters and can transfer CPS/APS (abuse) calls to the appropriate authorities, or make CPS/APS reports when necessary.. 211 staff follow written protocols for suicide, domestic violence, child and elder abuse, and emergency/crisis calls.. However, in a life-threatening emergency, always dial 911 first.. How can I access 211?.. 211 San Bernardino is available by dialing 2-1-1 in San Bernardino County or by dialing our toll-free number at 1-888-435-7565.. You can also do searches on the web by going to http://211sb.. org or by searching our Blue Book directory, available for purchase through our website.. What other services does 211 provide?.. In disaster, 211 is a critical public information tool that works closely with the San Bernardino Office of Emergency Services by providing the community with information such as road closures, where to get sandbags, and the location of evacuation centers.. By providing this service, 211 helps to divert these non-emergency calls from 911.. We also provide speakers for events, limited training on how to use the 211 database, and partnerships on community projects where the assets of 211 can be of broad benefit.. I'd like to help 211 help the community.. How can I become involved?.. Your help is always appreciated.. The way you can make sure that 211 continues to be available to the community is to donate your time and resources, and to let others know about 211! Click on the "Get Involved" link above for more information..

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  • Title: Get Help
    Descriptive info: Search For Services.. Get Help..

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  • Title: Get Involved
    Descriptive info: Get Involved.. Generous individuals are making a difference in our community every day with their donations of time and dollars to worthy nonprofit groups.. We want to help.. If you are looking for the perfect match for your interests and skills, you're in the right place.. Help starts here.. As we maintain and expand San Bernardino County's 2-1-1 services, we are dependent on the contributions and skills of our many friends, volunteers and donors.. Give to a Cause.. 501(c)(3) tax deductible nonprofits rely on financial contributions for support.. 2-1-1 relies on financial contributions from our community to keep the service operating.. We do not charge callers or web users for our service.. Help us keep 2-1-1 strong—donate today!.. DONATE.. Time and Talent.. 2-1-1 is looking for volunteers to help with callback surveys, as 211 Disaster Volunteers, and to help answer  ...   Contact Meghan Meade at (909) 980-2857 ext.. 227 or send an This email address is being protected from spambots.. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Other Ways to Contribute:.. Help us with fundraising.. Participate in planning.. Volunteer at our organization.. Help update our database.. Help spread the word via e-mail, word of mouth and materials.. Request a speaker.. Contribute goods or services—technical services, gifts to thank our volunteers, or silent auction goods and services for fundraising events.. Planned giving—leave a lasting legacy for our community.. Donate In-Kind Product.. Many times what you have to spare may be exactly what someone needs, whether it is 20 pallets of bottled water or several boxes of new packaged clothing.. Your donation may just change someone’s life forever.. Contact (909)980-2857, ext.. 211 or send an This email address is being protected from spambots..

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  • Title: Contact Us
    Descriptive info: Contact Us.. 211 San Bernardino County.. Contact.. Contact Form.. Send an email.. All fields with an * are required.. Name.. *.. Email.. Subject.. Message.. Send copy to yourself.. Send Email..

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  • Title: Find Cooling Centers in your area!
    Descriptive info: Cooling Centers.. Find Cooling Centers in your area!.. The programs listed provide air conditioned facilities which are open to the public during dangerously hot weather.. Spending a few hours in an air-conditioned environment can bring down the body's core temperature and make it easier to handle the  ...   children and persons with health conditions that may be made worse by the weather should consider spending time in a cooling center, particularly between 1pm and 5pm when temperatures are at their highest.. Cooling centers may also have water and other liquids available to protect against dehydration..

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  • Title: Find Clothing Resources in your area.
    Descriptive info: Clothing.. Find Clothing Resources in your area.. The programs listed provide new or secondhand clothing.. To narrow your search:.. Select a region, city or zip code to find resources near you..

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  • Title: Find Dental Resources in your area.
    Descriptive info: Dental Care.. Find Dental Resources in your area.. The programs listed provide specialized resources for the care of the teeth including the screenings, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the teeth and gums..

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  • Title: Find Community Clinics in your area.
    Descriptive info: Community Clinics.. Find Community Clinics in your area.. The programs listed provide community clinics that provide basic health care including physical examinations, immunizations, family planning, nutrition assistance and diagnosis and treatment of common ailments for low income people, people who are homeless or uninsured/underinsured or other medically underserved populations that are geographically, economically and culturally challenged.. Services are generally provided on an ability-to-pay basis..

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