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'211' system now available in Cumberland County

Posted July 18, 2012

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— The United Way of Cumberland County on Tuesday activated a new call system to help users with everything from day care to food and shelter.

The N.C. 2-1-1 system is free and operators will be able to identify agencies that might be able to assist them in the fields of health and human services.

Callers can receive information about mental health aid, job training, support for the elderly and suicide prevention.

Funding for the program is from a partnership among United Way, city and county governments, and local healthcare providers.

The 2-1-1 system program covers about 86 percent of North Carolina.

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  • Half Red Half Blue Jul 19, 2012

    "Another program designed to help all the other programs make sure people collecting free stuff get more free stuff. And this will make easier for them to get free stuff."

    Like you never asked for help for anything.

  • piene2 Jul 19, 2012

    What a fantastic idea. Definitely a good resource for those in need.

  • kermit60 Jul 19, 2012

    Another program designed to help all the other programs make sure people collecting free stuff get more free stuff. And this will make easier for them to get free stuff.

  • sabby06 Jul 19, 2012

    Ok, I'm confused. Is it only for Cumberland County or 86% of NC?