Education

“The true heroes… will be servant leaders, quietly working out of the spotlight to transform our world.”― Ann McGee-Cooper This year on 211 Day, we shined the spotlight on our 211 partners who are committed to transforming their communities by guiding people to the right resources— 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In…

Case Studies, Partners
Alexandria House provides a two year transitional housing program and aftercare services to women and women with children in Los Angeles, California. In early 2020, Alexandria House connected with findhelp (formerly Aunt Bertha) through another member of the nonprofit community. Shortly after, their staff participated in a community workshop held at the United Way of...
Case Studies, Education, Intake

We know that housing is a critical need nationwide, now more than ever. With unemployment rising dramatically, public health at a critical risk, and stays of eviction expiring in communities across the U.S., nonprofits that support the homeless now have a substantially larger influx of those in need.  Research has shown that addressing housing needs…

Announcements, Case Studies, Partners, Technology, Web Design

For 20 years, United Way for Greater Austin has managed and operated the 211 call center for the Central Texas region, connecting callers with people who can help them find resources, such as food, housing, or transportation assistance. 211 is a nationwide service, but localities manage their own centers, often using contractors like United Way…