A trained and caring human connection.
United Way 211 in Rhode Island is a free, confidential service that provides information, referrals, and is available in multiple languages.
211 uses a vast network of human service agencies to connect Rhode Islanders with food, housing, and more. Plus, our specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year… no exceptions.
Need help? There are many ways to contact us:
- Dial 211 from any phone.
- Use our online chat feature.
- Text your zip code to 898211 (Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.)
- Visit us online.
- Visit our office at 50 Valley Street, Providence.
Out-of-state callers: 1-800-367-2700
Helping people get results.
United Way 211 in Rhode Island handles 200,000 requests for help each year. We connect our neighbors with the help they need, and we get results.
A team that truly cares.
It’s hard to find a more passionate group than our trained 211 staff and specialists. Get to know the people who are working to change lives.
Bringing 211 to you.
Our Outreach RV is bringing help to communities throughout the state. We’re coming to a neighborhood near you.
For police, fire, or medical emergencies: Call 9-1-1.
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