What is 2-1-1?

2112-1-1 is an easy to remember a telephone number that connects callers to
information about critical health and human services available in Ashland
County. For example, 2-1-1 can offer access to the following services;

  • Basic human needs (food, shelter, clothing, utilities)
  • Physical and mental health resources
  • Support to older citizens and those with disabilities
  • Support for children, youth and families
  • Crisis lines.

Why is 2-1-1 good for Ashland County?

One number to call gets information about county-wide services 24 hours-aday-every day!

  • Reduces inappropriate 911 calls
  • Ensures that callers are directed to the appropriate agency
  • Reduces the frustration of making multiple calls
  • 24-hour service gets you the help you need when you need it.

How is 2-1-1 Funded?

United Way has received a matching grant from United Parcel Services
(UPS) to implement 2-1-1 for Ashland County. Additional funding is
provided by the interest from established endowment accounts from
individuals that have left a legacy in their estates to help improve lives in
Ashland County. No campaign contributions are used to fund the 2-1-1
Making Ashland County initiative. Better… Much Better!

211 for veteransA free veteran-staffed helpline to connect veterans, active military, reservists, national guards and their families to social, health and government services in Ashland County.
Simply dial 2-1-1 to receive guidance and information about:
• Employment leads
• Food, housing and utility assistance
• Counseling referrals
• Transportation to VA appointments
• VA benefits
• State benefit referrals
• VA healthcare enrollment

Call 2-1-1 or visit us online at  211oh.org

For direct contact to
Veteran Services in Ashland County

Veteran’s Service Office
110 Cottage Street
Ashland, OH 44805
419-281-5747 (fax)

Thank you veterans for your service to our country!!