United Way 211

Get Connected. Get Help.

Many people in our community struggle when trying to navigate and connect to services they need. United Way 211 is a free, confidential information and referral helpline and website serving 42 counties in Iowa.

Read the 211 Annual Report     View the 211 990 form

Get Connected

Trained 211 professionals access a statewide database of agencies and resources to connect you to essential health and human services in our community.

  • Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • No cost
  • Completely confidential
  • Multilingual assistance

Get Answers

Whether in times of natural disaster or personal uncertainty, United Way 211 commits to being the first, most essential resource to anyone who needs help.

  • Assistance for older adults and people with disabilities
  • Basic human needs
  • Emergency preparedness/recovery
  • Employment support
  • Free tax preparation appointment scheduling
  • Health insurance enrollment assistance
  • Physical and mental health
  • Support for youth and families

A Safe Place to Start

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