Looking for Help

If you are having an emergency, please call 911. 

211 is a telephone helpline (call 2-1-1) and website that provides information on and referrals to Ontario’s community, social, health-related and government services. We can help you understand what services and government benefits exist and explain how to apply.  

211 is answered 24 hours a day, every day of the year across Ontario. We list over 60,000 community and government programs and services. 

We also provide an interpreter in over 150 languages. When 211 answers the phone, ask for the language you want and hold the line.