What is 211?

211 is a free and confidential service that connects people to helpful and vital resources in their community.

We provide information and referral to a broad range of community, government, and social services that assist with:

  • basic needs like food and shelter,
  • mental health and addictions support,
  • legal and financial assistance,
  • support for seniors, and much more.

CAll or text 2-1-1 anytime or search the online directory, https://bc.211.ca/.

211 British Columbia is accredited by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS), and meets international standards relating to call response, privacy and confidentiality, and quality and accuracy of resources listed in the database. 

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