United Way’s 2-1-1,
Serving Cuyahoga, Ashland, Geauga, Lawrence, Medina, Portage, Wayne, and Holmes Counties
2-1-1 is a free community service you can use to get information about social, health and government resources
24 hours a day, every day. Simply dial 2-1-1 or browse our online directory below to find the resources you need.
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FOOD STAMP PROGRAM CHANGES
Starting Nov. 1, 2013, there are changes nationwide to the program known as food stamps with cuts in the monthly amount and work requirements for some. Search using FOOD STAMP to find out who to contact in your area and to read more about what's new.
GED TESTING CHANGES
The test to receive the General Educational Development (GED), the equivalent of a high school diploma, undergoes some big changes in 2014. A new test will be used, and fees are set to rise. First time test takers in Ohio may qualify for lower fees. Search GED INSTRUCTION or GED TEST SITES to brush up on needed skills or to schedule the test before changes kick in.
LIVE UNITED FOR KIDS!
United Way of Greater Cleveland has launched an effort to encourage the community to support Cleveland's recently named "investment schools". Those who want to share their skills may call 2-1-1 or search on EDUCATION VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES to read more about the program.
UNITED WAY 2-1-1 MEDREFER PROGRAM
Cuyahoga County residents can get help accessing free or low-cost prescriptions and health care. Call 2-1-1 with a list of your medications to connect with drug company programs that offer free medication as well as discount programs that will save you money. MedRefer can also direct you to local health care programs. Search using MEDREFER in the AGENCY OR PROGRAM NAME to read more.