NC 211 logoWhat is 2-1-1?

211 is help when you need it the most. 211 NC is managed by United Way of North Carolina and has a network of over 18,000 resources that you can turn to for help.

Their friendly call center experts and website can assist with connecting you to:

  • Employment Assistance

  • Food Pantries

  • Homeless Shelters

  • Counseling

  • Health Care

  • Child Care

  • Senior Services


Dial 2-1-1 to speak to a live person who will help you find the Henderson County resources you need. The first step in finding help is knowing who to call. 9-1-1 is for emergencies, 4-1-1 is for directory assistance and 2-1-1 is for finding community health and human service resources.

A call or click to NC 2-1-1 is free, confidential, available all day, every day, and in any language.