Connecting people to health and human services via phone or text
211 is a free, confidential information and referral service that connects people of all ages across Maine to local services. 211
Maine is based in Maine and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 211 specialists are trained and friendly; they know we all need help sometimes.
You can reach 211 via phone, text (898-211), email, or by searching the online database.
Whether it's financial assistance, domestic violence, addiction treatment, health care, mental health, or heating and utilities assistance, specialists here in Maine will talk to you to find out what you need and walk you through all the options to find the right service or program for you.
Since 2006, 211 Maine has been a statewide service. 211 Maine began as part of the national 211 movement designed to centralize and streamline access to health and human service information and resources with an easy-to-remember universal number and website for non-emergency help.
211 Maine is a collaborative effort of the United Ways of Maine, the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services, and The Opportunity Alliance as the Contact Center Partner.