Basic needs is an essential component of the social safety net. South Sound 211 is a free helpful that connects people facing barriers to hundreds of services and programs including utilities, transportation, behavioral health, housing and employment. The helpline supports Pierce, Thurston and Lewis Counties. Last year, our South sound 211 received 80,087 contacts for assistance with community resources.
As a result of UWPC investments, 143,708 individuals had access to food, shelter and other essentials to help households move from crisis to stability.
To Date: Through your investments and our community partners, 6,300 families are moving towards self-sufficiency and on their way to building wealth.