2-1-1 Texas Panhandle/United Way Helpline

How do I access 2-1-1?

Simply dial 2-1-1 from any phone and select your language, then option 1 for local community services like:
  • Food
  • Prescription assistance
  • Help paying the rent or mortgage
  • Utilities and shelter
  • Mental health care

Please use our toll free number: (877) 541-7905 for those that cannot dial 2-1-1, you will be prompted to enter your zip code so that your call will be directed to your local 2-1-1 contact center.

If you would like to search for services on your own, please visit 211texas.org where you can search based on your needs or utilize the chat feature to get resources sent to your phone.

What is 2-1-1?

A free, nationally accredited confidential helpline operated by United Way of Amarillo & Canyon, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 2-1-1 Texas Panhandle/United Way HELPLINE answered more than 30,000 calls for help.

With dedicated United Way certified information & referral specialists on staff, 2-1-1 Texas Panhandle/United Way HELPLINE connects families with resources to meet their unique needs. 2-1-1 Texas Panhandle/United Way HELPLINE is also the information resource before, during and after natural disasters, connecting people in need with up-to-the-minute information and critical services.


25 Area Information Centers (AICs) across the state