AUW’s 211 Helpline is Full of Surprises

(Sponsored) From finding medical assistance to looking up information on guide dogs, AUW’s resource helpline makes searching thousands of resources in your area easy, quick and fun!

 

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In 2021, more than 88,000 requests came in through Aloha United Way’s Statewide 211 Resource Helpline. These requests came via call, text, email, and even online chat. Thousands more conducted searches online to connect with community resources across the state.

 

While many believe the helpline provides only food and housing resources, 211 is filled with thousands of surprisingly helpful opportunities. Visiting AUW211.org and searching resources in your area is easy, quick, and fun. There are great programs available—you just need access and clues on how to find them. That’s where 211 comes in!

 

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Learning & Development

Interested in learning to ride a bike? How about swimming lessons? Need support for ESL (English as a second language) learners? How about an after-school program for keiki who would otherwise be unsupervised at home? Find a leadership camp for teens. What about little league?

 

211 has got you covered!

 

Animals

Having trouble with abandoned or feral cats? Found a dead animal and need to find someone to remove it? Are you looking for information about guide dogs? How about a program for adoption/surrender in the area?

 

211 has got you covered!

 

Kūpuna

Did you know that one-third of all calls to 211 are placed by kūpuna? Need help discussing elder issues? Kūpuna transportation? Frail and in need of food support or personal emergency response technology? Need someone to run errands? Groceries? Socialization and recreational activities? COVID-19 services? How about respite?

 

211 has got you covered!

 

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Medical & Dental

In need of specialized medical treatment off island? Prenatal care? Are you struggling in your relationship and looking for counseling? Rehabilitation services? Medical equipment rental? Dental service? Kidney patient support services?

 

211 has got you covered!

 

Financial 

Tax assistance? How about credit repair or money management? Preparing to buy a home and need help navigating the process? How about a program that can help you pay down debt?

 

211 has got you covered!

 

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Substance Use or Counseling?

211 is part of the Hawai’i Cares network. Providers and individuals seeking help can call 211and receive help. There are many resources available if you or someone you know is struggling. How about family counseling or parenting help? Are you a caregiver struggling in your role? Do you need support as an active military member or veteran? Domestic violence?

 

211 has got you covered!

 

So Much More

The Aloha United Way 211 helpline connects people with resources. No matter how good you are using online search engines, you’ll never find a better collection of community resources in one place. 211 carefully manages the resources available and their specialists are trained to listen and help.

 

Visit AUW211.org to search at any time. Phone and text lines are open 7 days a week from 7a.m. to 10 p.m. or leave a message after hours. The service is free and confidential. From childcare and transportation resources to recreation and counseling programs, 211 is more than you think.