First Call/2-1-1 Survey
423-CALL(2255) or dial 2-1-1
First Call Information and Referral/2-1-1 offers a 24-hour free and
confidential information and referral hotline staffed by trained
volunteers. In Tippecanoe County you can reach this service by
Most residents of Tippecanoe, White, and Benton Counties can reach this
service by simply dialing 2-1-1 which is the national abbreviated dialing
code for information and referral. For more information about 2-1-1,
Access for special populations:
Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Speech-Impaired can dial 7-1-1 to reach
First Call/2-1-1. Tell the relay operator to call 765-423-2255.
hours a day, every day.
Non- English Speakers: access to non-English speakers is available
through language interpretation services. 24 hours a day, every day.
First Call/2-1-1 provides information about and referral to:
|area non-profit organizations|
It serves as a common referral point for service recipients and service
Multi-lingual services are provided with assistance of Language Line.
2-1-1 Available in Benton County
2-1-1 services are available to most residents
of Benton County thanks to a grant from
Benton Community Foundation.
Benton 2-1-1 was officially launched on February 11, 2005 in the Rotunda at
the Benton County Courthouse in Fowler.
The regional plan is for the Lafayette Crisis
Center to extend its 2-1-1 call center services to Clinton, Carroll,
Fountain, Warren and Montgomery counties. To make this happen, funding is
needed from these counties. Contact the
Crisis Center for
more information about how to bring 211 to residents of these counties.
Indiana 211 Partnership, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to
building the 2-1-1 system for Indiana. The goal is to create a seamless
network of information and referral services that enables anyone in
Indiana in need of human services to have quick referrals to those who
provide them by dialing 2-1-1. Additionally, data will be collected to
assist communities in assessing needs and allocating resources.
For additional information about 2-1-1 implementation across the country,
visit the website of National 2-1-1
www.211.org and AIRS