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Every day people in our community are facing issues that, if left unsolved, can lead to a downward spiral. United Way 2-1-1/UWSWLA is our way of connecting people in need to resources as quickly and as efficiently as possible.
United Way 2-1-1/UWSWLA is an easy-to-remember phone number that links people in need to relevant information. When you call 2-1-1 you will speak with a trained information and referral specialist who will help you navigate the complex maze of human services. By maintaining an accurate database of public and community-based resources, United Way 2-1-1 is able to connect you to basic services - 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and even during a disaster. Additionally, you can use the online Service Directory to search for resources near you.
United Way of Southwest Louisiana is a proud partner of Louisiana 2-1-1 and works closely with the Louisiana Association of United Ways to service the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Rapides and Vernon. United Way 2-1-1/UWSWLA is a single access point for every day needs and in times of crisis. For example, United Way 2-1-1 can provide resources for the following:
When you call United Way 2-1-1, where are calls directed?
2-1-1 calls are answered by trained information and referral specialist within partnering non-profits located in Louisiana. The calls are directed to a provider within a geographic region.
Benefits to United Way 2-1-1 Users:
Community Benefits of United Way 2-1-1:
Benefits of United Way 2-1-1 as a Crisis Tool:
Reports for United Way 2-1-1:
For over 78 years, United Way of Southwest Louisiana has been committed to building strong, successful families and strengthening our community.
815 Ryan Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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