WHAT IS bc211 & HOW DOES IT WORK?
bc211 is a confidential, multilingual, telephone, texting and online referral service providing free information. Its three digits 2-1-1 make it easy to remember. Highly-trained information and referral specialists link services such as mental health supports, shelter and housing, legal aid, addictions treatment, newcomer services, food banks and so much more to people seeking assistance. Its proven technology operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year in over 160 languages.
When you call 2-1-1, you speak with a real person in BC – who knows it’s not easy for anyone to ask for help from a stranger. She will listen carefully, ask questions to determine which service would be the best possible match for your needs, or you can search their extensive database of
services at bc211.ca and based on your location, connect you to them.
bc211 connects people with the community and social services they need. And that’s not all – it helps service providers instantly find resources for their clients and provides information for caregivers seeking help for their loved ones.
With bc211, you are never alone.
For more information you can visit the website: http://www.bc211.ca