February 11, 2021 is 2-1-1 Day!

Celebrating Connecting Individuals to the Help They Need

What is 2-1-1?

United Way 2-1-1 is a free, 24/7, 365-day health and human service resource referral for anyone in Wood, Lucas, and Ottawa County. The top requests coming into 2-1-1 range from housing, food, and utilities - to employment, health care and legal assistance. To speak with a 2-1-1 Community Resource Advisor, simply dial two, one, one; text your zip code to 898-211; or send an instant message at www.211nwo.org.

The Wood County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (ADAMHS) passes along 2-1-1 information all around the county annually!

Big picture

2-1-1 Currently Helping People Sign Up to Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

"United Way 2-1-1 is assisting community members who have limited English proficiency, have a disability, have no access to technology, are having trouble locating health resources, or are experiencing technical issues completing their COVID-19 vaccine pre-registrations or vaccine appointments on their respective county health department’s webpage.

2-1-1 is currently assisting Wood County residents with scheduling their COVID-19 vaccine appointments and will continue to do so exclusively phase by phase. Visit www.WoodCountyHealth.org for current vaccine information and online vaccine scheduling.

2-1-1 assistance for vaccine pre-registrations and appointment registrations should be done: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m."

- BG Independent News

What Happens if You Dial 2-1-1 in Wood County?

You can get connected to a wide variety of help and services in areas including crisis, mental health, substance abuse, housing, transportation, food, and more! The Wood County ADAMHS Board is proud to have a number of Board Supported Provider Agencies included in these resources.

Wood County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board

Our Mission: The Wood County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board advocates, plans, develops, funds, manages and evaluates community-based mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery services to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Wood County.

Stigma Busters: A Wood County ADAMHS Original Podcast

Stigma Busters, hosted by Courtney Rice, aired for the first time on January 29th, 2021. More episodes coming soon! Available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts, listen today!
Big picture