2-1-1 Orange County is a nonprofit organization that provides information and a referral system linking Orange County residents to community health and human services and support. The helpline is provided by the California Public Utilities Commission. The system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to the 3 million residents of Orange County.
Callers seeking assistance dial toll free 2-1-1 and are connected with certified, multi-lingual Information and Referral (I&R) Specialists who utilize a robust database to provide information on services such as:
Access to health insurance programs, especially for the uninsured or under-insured
Child development assessment services
Disaster response, including volunteer screening and charitable contributions options, during natural and manmade emergencies