Louisiana 2-1-1

Louisiana 2-1-1


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2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community, providing a single access point for every day needs and needs in times of crisis.  For example, 2-1-1 can offer access to the following types of services:

  • Basic Human Needs Resources:  food, clothing, shelter, and financial assistance
  • Physical and Mental Health Resources:  medical information lines, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention, rehabilitation, health insurance programs, Medicaid and Medicare, maternal health and children’s health insurance programs
  • Employment Support:  unemployment benefits, financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance and education programs
  • Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities:  home health care, adult day care, congregate meals, respite care, transportation and homemaker services
  • Support for Children, Youth and Families:  Quality childcare, after school programs, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring and protective services
  • Volunteer opportunities and donations