Every year, United Way Bay Area provides a safety-net to over 250,000 people dealing with crises and challenges so our community members can avoid falling into poverty or find ways out. Look below to find the available services near you like housing, food, shelter, utility, legal, financial, and rental assistance.
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211 Bay Area - A comprehensive information and referral service ,
Access financial help through our local SparkPoint centers. Each center also offers a wide variety of services like food, housing, & employ. assist.
Talk to a 211 specialist to find out about housing assistance options available to you. Call 211 or text your zip code to 898211.Access 211bayarea.org
Talk to a 211 specialist to find out about rent assistance options available to you. Call 211 or text your zip code to 898211.GET HELP
Get personalized support from a trained financial coach who will help you pay down debt and start saving towards your goals.GET HELP
Raise your credit score with a step-by-step plan from a trained SparkPoint financial coach.GET HELP
Free Tax Help tax specialists can help you get the refund you deserve and avoid tax filing fees. Claim cash-back tax credits. Get HelpGET HELP
Instead of multiple calls leading to dead ends, this free helpline connects those in need with a trained specialist to get matched with the right services. You can also access 211 via text or online. 211 is a free, vital service that connects callers with health and human services in their community. 211 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and in over 150 languages. All calls are confidential.
Dial 211 and speak with a friendly, knowledgeable Specialist.
Text your zip code to 89821 and a live Specialist will promptly reply