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    211 Infographic   211 One Pager

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

Contact us 24/7