211 HelplineAn unmatched, critical service
211 is a vital service used by many people every year. Individuals contact 211 to access free and confidential counseling on food, health care and other resources.
Serving 5 counties and covering 1.5 million people in Ohio, the United Way 211 Help Center provides free and confidential 24-hour access to a compassionate professional who will review your options for help, develop a plan and act as your advocate if you are faced with barriers to service.
No matter the situation, the specialists at 211 listen, identify underlying problems and connect people in need with community resources and services that improve their lives.In 2019 alone, 211 in Stark County answered more than 21,000 contacts through calls and emails - helping thousands of people with life-changing support.
There is no other network in the country that has a similar pulse on community needs. 211 is free, accessible 24/7/365, completely confidential.
Education, Recreation and the Arts
Employment and Income Support
Family Support and Parenting
Food, Clothing and Household Items
Municipal and Community Services
Substance Abuse and Addiction Therapy
Stark, Jefferson, Carroll, Harrison and Tuscarawas Counties