Need Help & Don’t Know Where To Turn?

Mass 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Need Help & Don't Know Where To Turn?

Every day, someone somewhere in Massachusetts needs to find essential community services, an after school program, a food bank, or where to secure care for an aging parent. Many face these challenges, but don't always know where to turn for help.

Mass 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community. It serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources. Always a confidential call.

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you are unable to reach 2-1-1 due to your telephone or cell phone carrier, a toll-free number is available 1-877-211-MASS (6277); Hearing impaired callers can use 508-370-4890 TTY.

Mass 2-1-1 is a partnership of the Commonwealth of MA and the United Way.

You can call Mass 2-1-1 or view their website by clicking here Athol-Public-Library-Online-Resources and scrolling down until you see Mass 2-1-1.