By dialing 2-1-1, you reach a FREE, 24-hour emergency hotline linking you to thousands of local health and human services resources.

Staffed 24 hours per day by caring, experienced and trained specialists, 211 Ventura County connects you with help for:

  1. Women, infants and children (WIC) help

  2. Food and food stamps

  3. Homeless shelters

  4. Substance abuse

  5. Prenatal care

  6. Help with housing assistance

  7. Help with utilities

  8. Emergency housing

  9. 24-hour crisis, suicide help and suicide counseling

  10. Mental health services

  11. Food distribution

  12. Access to healthcare

  13. Medical, dental help and vision clinics

  14. Government assistance programs

  15. Transportation assistance

  16. Elder services

  17. Nutrition assistance

  18. Help for low-income families

  19. Other youth and child care issues

  20. Other physical and mental health services

You can also view all 211 Ventura County resources available to help you at