Monday declared 211 Missouri Day

Monday is National 211 Day and the governor’s office has proclaimed it 211 Missouri Day, stating 211 is “a critical component in the lives of every Missourian across the state.”

United Way provides the 211 service; the number gives callers access to more than 6,000 organizations providing information on a broad range of services, including food banks, affordable housing, health resources, child care, afterschool programs, elderly care, financial literacy and job training programs.

The 211 call center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is free and confidential.

If 211 does not work from your phone, you can dial 800-427-4626 for the same service, or go online to


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