2-1-1 is Here to Help

Thousands of Services. One Call.

United Way's 2-1-1 connects people to more than 2,900 services in Kent County, including food, shelter, utility assistance, disaster recovery, childcare, transportation, and more. Whoever you are, whatever your needs, 2-1-1 makes it easy to find help for yourself, a neighbor, or a loved one. Last year, we answered nearly 65,000 calls for help. 

Visit 2-1-1 Counts to access recent data on calls and needs on our community. 

Online Database

The 2-1-1 database is a collection of agencies, organizations and their programs that offer services to, or are resources for, the residents of Kent County. Use the buttons below to find help with:

Veterans Services

Veterans and their families often find it difficult and time-consuming to navigate the benefit systems available to them from various agencies and government offices. 2-1-1 is dedicated to making it easier for veterans to learn what services they qualify for, where to go, and how to access the benefits and programs they have earned.

By simply dialing 2-1-1 from any landline in Kent County (or 1-800-887-1107), any veteran of any branch of service or any member of their family can find information and connect to hundreds of benefits that they have earned. 

Mobile Food Pantries

Click here for Newaygo's Schedule.

Click here for Oceana's schedule.