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Discover the Kinds of Help 211 Offers

Have you heard about the new, non-emergency community helpline in Ashland? When you dial 211, you can access all kinds of free, confidential, locally-based information to help you find the help you and your household need. This information is provided by local agencies and organizations so that you have a one-stop-shop for answers to your non-emergency questions.

Here are some examples of the kinds of help Ashland 211 offers:

Where to Find Help with Life’s Essentials?

If you’ve lost a job or had a change of circumstances and you’re struggling to make ends meet, 211 can point you in the right direction for help with food, monthly bills, housing, job support and unemployment, and more.

Where to Find Help with Mental Health?

If you’re having a hard time coping with negative emotions or are trying to navigate a challenging season in your life, 211 can help you find support in the forms of counselors, therapists, psychologists, and other mental health care professionals in the Ashland area that are suitable for the particular issue you are dealing with.

Where to Find Help with Drug and Alcohol Addiction?

If you or a loved one is struggling with substance misuse, 211 can point you in the right direction for the help and support you need.

Where to Find Childcare and Educational Support for Your Children?

It can be hard to know where to locate childcare in our community, and if you’re new to Ashland altogether, it might be difficult to know where to start with regards to the educational resources in our area. Call 211 to learn more about daycares, preschools, primary and secondary education options, and more.

Where to Find Information about Upcoming Community Events?

Do you need more information about an upcoming event? Did you hear a rumor that something was happening in Ashland but you aren’t sure when or where? Maybe you’re just looking for something to do this weekend and are curious what events are happening in the region. Dial 211, and you’ll be in the know in a hurry!

211 is always being updated by local agencies and organizations so that you can find the most up-to-date information about Ashland-area events, community outreach, and services.

The next time you have a non-emergency question about life in Ashland County, give 211 a call. You’ll get answers so much faster than trying to call around to all of the places that come up in your Google search, and the service is free and confidential, too! Visit 211’s website for more details.