ABOUT SOUTH SOUND 2-1-1
Operated by United Way of Pierce County, South Sound 2-1-1 is a comprehensive information and referral line serving Pierce, Thurston, and Lewis Counties that connects people with essential health and human resources.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
By simply dialing 2-1-1, callers can access a live Information and Referral Specialist between the hours of 9am and 5pm Monday through Friday. Specialists can guide the caller to programs that meet their unique needs.
The most requested resources include rent assistance, housing and shelter programs, dental care, health care programs, holiday gifts, utility assistance, transportation, food, clothing, furniture, house goods and employment.
HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?
If you are a college student wanting to make a difference in the community, consider becoming a 2-1-1 Information and Referral Specialist. Applicants must be eligible for The Federal Work Study Programs and have availability within call center hours of operation. Volunteers can also be trained to answer calls as well.
If you have additional questions about the Information and Referral Specialist position or if you would like your organization to be included in our database just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WANT YOUR ORGANIZATION INCLUDED?
Your organization or agency may be a resource to someone in need. Read our policy for inclusion in the South Sound 2-1-1 Database (PDF) to learn more.