First Call For Help (211)

Many People are not aware of this free and confidential service for health and human services. Sponsored by United Way, First Call For Help is a bridge to more than 1,200 agencies serving Cuyahoga County. Information specialists answer calls 24/7 and direct callers to specific helping agencies, such as:
  • Child support and custody
  • Donations to agencies
  • Emergency food and home-delivered meals
  • Employment programs
  • Family support and parenting
  • Health care services
  • Housing, shelter, and utilities
  • Services for children
  • Services for people with disabilities
  • Services for senior citizens
  • Substance abuse and mental health services
  • Support groups
  • Tax assistance programs