2-1-1 Texas

United Way of the Brazos Valley periodically evaluates community needs in order to align its focus on the most relevant issues and tailor its investment strategies to the Brazos Valley. Please join United Way of the Brazos Valley in their work by completing this brief 8 question survey and help to determine the priorities in the Brazos Valley in the areas of health, education and financial stability.

A Helping Hand is Only a Call Away

United Way of the Brazos Valley facilitates the 2-1-1 Texas program servicing the Brazos Valley. 2-1-1 Texas is a free information and referral call center, connecting residents to community resources. Whether you need help finding child care, food pantries, care for an aging friend or programs for substance abuse, 2-1-1 Texas is the number to call when you don't know who to call. Trained Information & Referral Specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and services are available in over 90 languages.

What We Do:

2-1-1 Texas offers a wide variety of referrals including:

  • Food, shelter, utility assistance, housing and rental assistance, employment assistance, child care, health care, immunizations, voting precinct locations, prescription assistance, counseling and many more other needs and services.

Find resources online by clicking below!

If you would like your Agency to be considered for inclusion in the 2-1-1 Texas database, please review our Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria. If you feel that your Agency fits our inclusion criteria, please contact Mickal Lewis, Resource & Project Coordinator, at 979-696-4483 x. 102 or at mlewis@uwbv.org.

Disaster Response:

2-1-1 Texas is the point of contact for communicating resources for active disasters as well as long-term recovery efforts. 2-1-1 Texas works closely with local city and county emergency managers to distribute accurate information to the public. Our role in disaster includes answering urgent caller requests for information, updating our database with active/rapidly changing information and addressing rumors and misinformation.

Are you interested in becoming a 2-1-1 Disaster Volunteer? Contact Hilda Salazar, 2-1-1 Manager, at 979-696-4483 x. 110 or at hsalazar@uwbv.org.

2-1-1 Day Contest!

February 11 is National 2-1-1 Day! The Brazos Valley 2-1-1 Texas call center has been connecting people to vital services for 17 years! Celebrate national 2-1-1 with us and enter to win one of three fantastic prizes during our 2-1-1 Day Contest! On 2-1-1 Day (Feb. 11, 2020), we will draw (3) names LIVE on our Facebook and Instagram channels. You can register to win once per day until 11:59 pm on Feb. 10. Complete the form below to enter either:

  • Free Bagels for a Year from Panera Bread OR

  • 1.5 Hours of Bowling & Up to (5) pairs of Shoes from Grand Station Entertainment OR

  • One Free Month at Crossfit Obey

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Click here for contest rules.

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2-1-1 Texas is a partnership between United Way of the Brazos Valley and the Texas Information and Referral Network, a program of the Health and Human Services Commission.