211 service launches in Bay Area

April 17, 2008 9:58:33 AM PDT
There's a new number to call if you need help in the Bay Area. It's called 211.

211 is a free, confidential help line.

You'll gain access to hundreds of local organizations free of charge.

211 is available 24 hours a day in over 150 languages. It's quick, easy and confidential. The service is also available online at www.211.org.