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Your 2-1-1 Questions Answered

What types of services can 2-1-1 help me with?
Need to find childcare? Call 2-1-1. Looking for free tax preparation services? Call 2-1-1. Seeking help with utilities, food or housing? Call 2-1-1. Searching for services for an elderly relative or friend? Call 2-1-1. See the full list of offerings here, or speak with a specialist now.
Can I access reports about the types of problems facing Rhode Islanders right now?
Through 2-1-1 calls, we are tuned into our community's most urgent concerns, and we periodically publish reports on trends. Specific details from callers are not shared, as each call is both free and anonymous. Here is our most recent report.
Does 2-1-1 offer help on the move?
Absolutely. Our roving RV -- or mobile call center --brings 2-1-1 right into your community. Check the calendar to see when we'll be in your area.