or (434) 845-8016
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Who We Are
United Way of Central Virginia's 2-1-1 VIRGINIA information and referral center gathers facts on health and human services and provides information to individuals, families, agencies and organizations. The center acts as a central point of access to all human services. The 2-1-1 VIRGINIA staff knows where you can turn for help for a wide variety of needs, including:
In addition, 2-1-1 VIRGINIA provides information on subjects like government agencies, recreation, support groups, domestic violence, welfare reform, maternal and child health issues, and many others that may be of interest to the public.
How to Get Help
We have trained Resource Specialists available to discuss your needs and to help you determine the services that may be available to you. They can be reached by dialing 2-1-1 or (434) 845-8016 every day from 8:30 a.m. to Midnight. The information and referrals we provide are free and confidential.
If you are interested in locating services yourself, you may use the online database which provides a listing of programs serving Planning District 11 (Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, & Campbell Counties and the cities of Lynchburg & Bedford) and Planning District 12 (Franklin, Henry, Patrick, & Pittsylvania Counties and the cities of Danville & Martinsville) as well as the entire state of Virginia. You may browse the listing or search using the keywords at the beginning. Language translation is available.
We also provide an array of publications, information, and other helpful pieces of literature. Please call us at 2-1-1 or 434-845-8016, if you are interested in purchasing one of these items:
How to Provide Help
If you would like to be listed in our Information & Referral database or you are a provider in our database and want to update your program information or have a new service to tell us about, please visit our 2-1-1 Agency Form page or our 2-1-1 Program Form page.
2-1-1 VIRGINIA Partners
Check out our Guides for Tough Times -- these provide tips and other information about the basics, including food, shelter, financial planning and job skills.
Click here for Quick Resource Guides by location