WHAT IS 2-1-1?
2-1-1 is a confidential, toll-free help hotline for anyone in Hawaii in need of help. With 2-1-1, you can easily find information and referrals on everything from crisis intervention and counseling to job training, educational programs and child care.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday – Friday
from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The service is confidential, toll-free,
statewide and multilingual
assistance is available.
to search our online database.
IN 2015: 57,806
Top 5 request made in 2015 for people who were in need:
(Phone & Web):
Food Pantries: 1,937
Rent Payment Assistance: 1,652
Utility Service Payment Assistance: 601
Public Assistance Programs: 610
Homeless Shelter: 905
WHAT CAN 2-1-1 HELP ME FIND?
Specialists search a database of over 4,000 government and nonprofit services and programs to find the answers you need, from basic needs (food, shelter, clothing), childcare, elderly care, disability services and more!.
59, 512 people received assistance from our 211 information and referral service helpline. 211 Information & Referral Specialists made phone referrals recommending callers to agencies in our community that help with food, rent & utility payment assistance, public assistance programs, homeless shelters and many other services listed with Aloha United Way 211. The top 5 referrals made by 211 are as follows:
2,084 referrals were made to callers seeking public assistance programs.
1,606 referrals were made to callers looking for homeless shelters.
5,637 referrals were made to callers looking for help finding food pantries.
6,106 referrals were made to callers needing help with rent payment assistance.
1,948 referrals were made to callers needing help with utility service payment assistance.
WANT TO BE ADDED TO OUR DATABASE?
Please review our inclusion/exclusion policy to see if your agency meets our database guidelines. To be added to our database, please click on the link below named 211 New Agency/Service Form, fill it out and submit back to us for approval.
ALREADY IN OUR DATABASE?
If you need to update your agency's information please contact us directly. If your agency is already listed with us but you need to add a new service or program, please complete the 211 New Agency/Service Form and submit it back to us. If you have any questions feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.