Sample Email: 211 Texas/United Way HELPLINE

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Subject Line: We answer the call 24/7

For those who are facing tough times, like a job loss, for those who need a hand with the basics, for those who have exhausted their resources and don’t know where to turn, for those who are desperate and alone, the 211 Texas/United Way HELPLINE is here 24/7/365.

In 2021, the free, 24-hour-a-day 211 Texas/United Way HELPLINE connected 1.1 million of our neighbors with help, hope, and critical resources. The top calls in 2021 were for rent or mortgage assistance, utility assistance, health care, housing, and income support/public benefits assistance.

211 also offers specialty assistance to help veterans, older adults, and those working toward financial stability meet their unique needs. And, the 211 Texas/United Way HELPLINE is the information resource before, during, and after disasters, connecting people in need with up-to-the-minute information and critical services. 

No matter what the need, 211 is the number to call when you don’t know who to call. If you or someone you know needs help, reach out to 211:

DIAL 211 (or 877-841-7905)

TEXT your zip code to 898211

EMAIL help@unitedwayhouston.org

LIVE CHAT www.211texas.org

Learn more at unitedwayhouston.org