2-1-1 TEEN HELPLINE
Available 24 hours
211 Service Directory
Available 24 hours
Text your ZIP Code to 898211
Mon-Fri 9:00 am-3:00 pm EST
What is 211 Teen Helpline?
2-1-1 Teen Helpline is an anonymous service to assist you with finding resources to fit your needs. If you or someone you know is facing an issue at school, at home, or with a friend, we can help you determine what your options are.
Empowering teens through connections to local community resources, 2-1-1 Teen HELPLINE is an outlet for youth to share their experiences and receive support in finding help.
A free, safe, and confidential source of support and information for youth, parents, and professionals, 2-1-1 Teen HELPLINE operates 24/7 through the various platforms – including calling the contact center, searching the website, and chatting online for meaningful, guided connections to help.
Am I Eligible?
Information provided is for residents of Steuben, Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, or Yates county residents. Not all services will be available in all areas. Most programs listed below are free or low cost and available to anyone in need.
Clicking on the links below will open a new tab to the 211 Helpline online service directory where you can see program specific information for where you live.
Programs Near Me
Dial 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898211 to speak to a Referral Specialist or look below to find a program near you.
Childcare and Youth Enrichment
Along with providing childcare options for working families, these programs keep children active during non-school hours helping to build lifelong habits that include physical activity. These programs also include nutrition education and typically offer healthy meals and snacks.
Health Education Programs
Knowing how to eat healthy, and teaching children to eat healthy is sometimes a challenge with all of the options available. Health education programs help children to understand that being healthy is a lifestyle that is fun and easy to chose.
From Family Resource Centers to in-home support and assistance with child care, support is available to help families create healthy lifestyles for their children.