24 hours a day, every day of the year, the 211 Texas/United Way HELPLINE is here.

211 Texas/United Way HELPLINE

A free, confidential helpline operated by United Way of Greater Houston, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 211Texas/United Way HELPLINE connected more than 1.3 million of our neighbors with help in 2019. Top calls were for assistance with basic needs, like food, followed by utility assistance, prescription assistance, help paying the rent or mortgage, and shelter.

211 is our community's go-to resource in times of disaster and every day of the year. Use the links below to explore 211 Texas/United Way HELPLINE data and to learn more about this critical community resource. 

211 Data Dashboard

Explore current data

211 Overview

One call for help and hope

211 Quick Facts

What you need to know