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211 Answers, Please! provides a variety of benefits for DC residents. This health and human information and referral service:

  • Minimizes time involved in finding services by providing comprehensive information about available health and human social service programs
  • Allows access to services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by telephone or Internet
  • Provides answers to questions about the types of health and human services available to residents of the District of Columbia
  • Provides details on program eligibility, hours of operation, intake procedures, and other program prerequisites
  • Offers crisis intervention and referrals to programs that provide emergency services
  • Increases awareness of the full range of community resources available in a ward or neighborhood
  • Allows Internet searches and printed lists based on your choice of criteria


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  1. Call 211 Answers, Please!  at 211 or 311 to speak to a trained Community Resource Advisor.
  2. Use 211 Answers, Please! to Search for Health and Human Social Service Providers

  3. Find Internet Access in DC

  4. Explore more Services and Community Resources