Causes: Mental Health
Mission: Telephone and internet based health and human service information and referral service.
Programs: 211 maine is a partnership with the united ways of maine, the opportunity alliance, and the state of maine that connects people to resources such as heating and utilities assistance, access to food pantries, housing and shelter, and mental health services through a toll-free telephone number (211) and a robust online directory at 211maine. Org. Call specialists assess callers' needs and refer them to help 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, utilizing a statewide database of more than 8,000 resources. Last year, 211 maine call specialists answered approximately 72,000 calls, providing information and referral services.