211 Ontario

211 Canada

Search Agency Service

Description
Provides 24 hour information and referral to community and social services in Ontario.

Service provides:

  • 24 hour information and referral to community, social, health, and government-related services in Ontario
  • topics include
    • abuse / assault
    • community programs
    • disabilities
    • emergency / crisis
    • employment / training
    • family services
    • food
    • Francophones
    • government / legal
    • health care
    • homelessness
    • housing
    • income Support
    • Indigenous Peoples
    • LGBTQ+
    • mental health / addictions
    • newcomers
    • older adults
    • youth

Affiliation: Funded by the province of Ontario, individual municipalities, and the United Way.
Key Provider: information and referral specialists
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: Telephone Information Line, To access service:
  • call 2-1-1
  • text 2-1-1
  • visit website for online chat
  • e-mail 

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-330-3213 (Central Region)
Telephone
2-1-1 (within Ontario)
Telephone
416-397-4636 (Central Region)
Telephone
705-445-0641 (Central East Region)
Telephone
905-682-6611 (Central South Region)
613-761-9076 (Eastern Region) - Telephone
TTY
1-888-622-4651 (Northern Region)
Web Site
http://www.211ontario.ca
Email
gethelp@211ontario.ca
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services - 150 languages available.
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Last Verified On
October 11, 2023
Location
Toronto
Hours of Operation
24/7 -

Online chat is available from Monday to Friday 5:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Hours have been converted to Mountain Standard Time (MST).

Text is available from Monday to Friday 5:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Hours has been converted to Mountain Standard Times (MST). 

E-mail is available from Monday to Friday 5:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Hours has been converted to Mountain Standard Times (MST).