Pennsylvania 2-1-1 East

United Way 2-1-1 answers the call - 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. It is an easy to remember phone number that quickly connects people with resources in their community. When you call 2-1-1, trained information and referral specialists answer your questions and connect you to the many health, human service, community and cultural resources that can help.

ABOUT PENNSYLVANIA 2-1-1 EAST

One of United Way of Lancaster County's signature programs, Pennsylvania 2-1-1 East (formerly known as LINC), has 43 years of experience providing information and referrals for a broad range of services including:

  • Supplemental food and nutrition programs

  • Shelter and housing options and utilities assistance

  • Emergency information and disaster relief

  • Employment and education opportunities

  • Services for veterans

  • Health care, vaccination and health epidemic information

  • Addiction prevention and rehabilitation programs

  • Reentry help for ex-offenders

  • Support groups for individuals with mental illnesses or special needs

  • A safe, confidential path out of physical and/or emotional domestic abuse

In 2011, PA 2-1-1 East was awarded a contract by the Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Collaborative to become the Call Center for five counties in eastern Pennsylvania due to the center's record of professional service in Lancaster County.

In 2017, PA 2-1-1 East expanded its services to seven counties.  Currently, information and referral specialists assist the residents of Berks, Carbon, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Northampton, and Schuylkill Counties.

For more information on PA 2-1-1 East visit: PA211East.org

CONNECT WITH 2-1-1

Phone: Dial 2-1-1 or (855) 501-6785

Online: Click here to search for resources in Lancaster County

Email: Click here to send an email

Text: Text your ZIP CODE to 898211

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SUPPORT PENNSYLVANIA 2-1-1 EAST

In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 2-1-1 East connected 33,435 individuals and families with a network of more than 1,300 resources like food, shelter, and utility assistance in 2015.

The top requests are: VITA/Tax preparation assistance, community/transitional shelters, home rental listings, and electric payment assistance.

With your support, PA 2-1-1 East will be able to take more calls and help more people.