What is 2-1-1?

Help when you need it most. Dial 2-1-1 to connect with a network of over 18,000 resources right here in North Carolina. Our call center experts and website can assist you with:

  • Employment Assistance
  • Food Pantries
  • Homeless Shelters
  • Counseling
  • Health Care
  • Child Care
  • Senior Services

Dial 2-1-1 to connect 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, everyday and in any language.

 

Governor Cooper has announced the opening of the NC HOPE Program (Housing Opportunity and Prevention of Evictions). This statewide program offers renters who have fallen behind on rent and/or utility payments due to the impact of COVID-19 the opportunity to apply for financial assistance to help with up to six months of rent and/or utility bills. Renters in North Carolina can apply for the program online www.nc211.org/hope, or dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 to speak with an NC 211 Intake Specialist who will help complete the application.

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