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UNITED WAY CANADA: Have you heard of 211?

As Canada navigates the second wave of COVID-19, people are still seeking support and unsure where to turn.

Whether it’s help accessing food, mental health supports, or other non-emergency programs and services in your community, 211 can help. 211 is a free information and referral service and the phones are answered 24/7 in 170 languages thanks to funding from the Federal government in partnership with GNB and United Way. Community Navigators will talk to callers about their situation and help them find the right solutions. This eliminates the stress of trying to wade through the changing information people are processing each day. Whether they’re a senior feeling isolated or anxious about getting their basic necessities, or an individual uncertain about whether there are assistance programs for which they are eligible, or a parent worried about their child’s mental health, 211 can help find the answers.

For more information, visit the 211 website.