211 LA's Core Services

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Live Helpline

Community Resource Advisors answer the 2-1-1 helpline 24/7. They assess people’s needs and connect them with appropriate resources and programs.

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Online Services

People can self-serve by searching 211 LA’s resource and events database online. 211 LA also provides informational articles, community events and program pages

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Care Coordination

People receive one-on-one follow-up support and advocacy from Care Coordinators, who empower them to overcome barriers in connecting with services.


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Community Outreach

Outreach Coordinators attend events, provide presentations and webinars, and utilize social media  to spread information about 211 LA’s programs.

Help Starts Here

211 LA has partnered with a number of funders and other organizations to develop programs that support people in need of assistance that goes beyond general information and referral. Learn more about our programs below.

211 LA Programs

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Aging Populations Services

Reentry Services

Early Childhood

Homeless Families

Mobility for Job Seekers

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Anti-Hate Campaign

In partnership with Los Angeles County’s Human Relations Commission, 211 LA hosts a hotline for individuals who have been victims or witnesses to acts of bullying or incidents motivated by hate or discrimination to connect with services.


Safe Baby Surrender

Safely Surrender Baby

No Shame | No Blame | No Names

There are options. Don't abandon your baby.
Dial 1-877-222-9723 (1-877-BABY-SAF)
There is someone available to answer your call and help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


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Kick It CA

Kick It California is a free program that helps Californians kick smoking, vaping, and smokeless tobacco with the help of proven, science-based strategies. Take the first step toward quitting.

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Explore Justice

The Explore Justice video series is an opportunity to challenge our own prejudices by educating ourselves on social justice topics and issues that many are still experiencing today. Each category's content is split into sections focused on history, the present, and Los Angeles. Alongside each video are reflection questions, next steps, and resources focused on building resilience

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Social Connections Partnership - Los Angeles (SCP-LA)

In partnership with Kaiser Permanente, SCP-LA connects individuals to local community services and resources that promote health and well-being so that people in Los Angeles County can survive, thrive, and be empowered.

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