General Information
Description of ProgramUnited Way of Long Island is the State-designated "Lead Organization" charged with administering the 2-1-1 Long Island information and referral project. The program provides information about and referral to local health and human services offered by nonprofit organizations and government programs. The program operates a call center where trained call specialists help assess callers' needs, assist in finding available community resources and can communicate in 250 languages. The 2-1-1 Long Island database includes 10,000 program listings. The 211 LI website offers a "Popular Search" tab of 11 specialized, pre-determined searches such as child care, seniors, food and veterans services, and two specialized databases for Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities and for Veterans Services.
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
Client Information
Languages Spoken250 languages available at call center via a language line.
EligibilityOpen to all. 2-1-1 Long Island is a partnership between United Way of Long Island and the Middle Country Public Library.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
Hours of Operation24/7/365
Contact Information
Contact's NameElizabeth Eberhardt
Contact's PositionAssistant Vice President, Community Impact
Contact's Phone(631)940-3712
Contact's Emaileeberhardt@unitedwayli.org
Physical Site Address 1819 Grand Blvd
Physical Site City, State, ZipDeer Park, NY 11729
Mailing Address 1819 Grand Blvd
Mailing City, State, ZipDeer Park, NY 11729
Main Phone(631)940-3700
Hotline Phone2-1-1 (Helpline)
Other Phone(888)774-7633
Web Addresswww.211longisland.org
Additional Information
Last UpdateJan19
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
This Program: 2-1-1 LONG ISLAND
Affiliated Services: 2-1-1- LONG ISLAND