What Does 2-1-1 Do?

Have you received a utility shut-off or an eviction?
Do you need clothing or household items?
Do you need child care or emergency shelter?
Do you need help paying for your prescriptions or accessing medical care?
Do you want to volunteer in the community or do you have items you would like to donate to a local organization?

Whatever your situation or need, 2-1-1 is an easy to remember three digit telephone number that assists in connecting you to the right places that can help. With just one simple call to 2-1-1 you will have access to thousands of programs to GIVE HELP or GET HELP!

Contacting 2-1-1

If you are calling from outside Michigan or have any difficulty reaching 2-1-1 from your phone, dial our statewide toll free number 1-844-875-9211.

HandsOn Battle Creek 2-1-1 accepts phone calls from the Michigan Relay Center. This Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) allows hearing persons and Deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired persons to communicate by telephone. Services include TTY, Voice Carry Over (VCO), Hearing Carry Over (HCO), Speech-to-Speech (STS), Spanish-to-Spanish and CapTel®.

To connect to the Michigan Relay Center, please dial 7-1-1.