211 Help Line

What do you do when you need help but don’t know where to turn? Maybe you’re new to the community or  you’re experiencing a new situation. If you don’t know where to turn, call 2-1-1. 211 offers 24-7 referrals to over 56,000 social services in Ontario.

211 is the source to trust when seeking information and services to deal with life’s challenges. The telephone help line (2-1-1) and website provide a gateway to community, social, non-clinical health and related government services and helps to navigate the complex network of human services in our community quickly and easily, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in over 100 languages.

For assistance finding housing, language training, employment, and so much more – call 2-1-1.   It’s free, offered in over 100 languages, and available day or night.


United Way Canada supports 211.