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  • 2-1-1 San Joaquin. Get Connected. Get Help.
    2-1-1 San Joaquin. Get Connected. Get Help.

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    2-1-1 is a nationwide service connecting millions of people to help every year. To get help, you can search for local resources below, or simply call 2-1-1.
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2-1-1 San Joaquin (211SJ) is a collaborative effort of health and human service providers, state legislators, local government representatives and county residents.

Its purpose is to make it easy for people to find the help they need, when they need it.

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24 hours, 7 days a week, including holidays.

If you are unable to connect to 2-1-1, call us at 800-436-9997 or email

Services available in other languages.

2-1-1 San Joaquin is hosted by Family Resource Center. Visit us at

2-1-1 San Joaquin

2-1-1 San Joaquin

For the individual/families – 211SJ provides a much easier way to find information regarding available services, using an online database or by calling 2‑1‑1 and speaking with a trained Resource and Referral Specialist. It connects people to services 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Language barriers are overcome by the use of the Language Line for translation services in over 200 languages.

For local agencies – 211SJ offers an opportunity to expand outreach and referral efforts. It maintains a comprehensive online database of agencies that offer programs and services in San Joaquin County, accessible to organizations for their own resource and referral activities.

For the community – 211SJ promotes civic engagement and community pride. Website links to all city and county calendars make it easy for anyone to find out what’s happening in their community and how to get involved. It also increases the community’s disaster response capacity. 211SJ will be prepared to support the county’s 9-1-1 system in community-wide emergency situations. 211SJ links San Joaquin County to the 2-1-1 network of California.

Frequently Asked Questions

My kids are hungry. I have no cash. Where can I get food?

Let us help you find a Food Pantry, Food Bank or a Free Meal Program in your area.

I need health care coverage. Where can I go to apply?

We can assist with signing you up for an affordable health care coverage.

Time to file taxes. Where do I start?

Have you heard of VITA? VITA will help you file your taxes.

I just lost my job. What can I do to find a new one?

We can introduce you to the local Employment Development office for job seeking assistance.

I need help paying my utility bills. Who can help me?

There are programs to assist with your payments. We can connect you to them.

I feel so down lately. Who can I call to talk?

We can connect you to the counseling warm-line to talk to someone.