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United Way 211 Reaches Out To Provide Food, Shelter, Clothing

Last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2013

(BEDFORD) - United Way 2-1-1 of South Central Indiana released their 1st Quarter Report for Lawrence County.

Individuals trying to meet their most basic needs was the highest request that the 211
Service received during the 1st Quarter.

Basic needs of food, shelter and clothing was the most the most frequent requests about 42% of the requests.

That was followed by income support and utility and rent assistance, and then for criminal justice or legal services.

There were 11 unmet needs for the quarter. The majority of unmet needs included five for income support and assistance. Most unmet services result from callers exhausting all available resources.

In the first quarter, 211 received 44 requests for service from Lawrence County and provided 71 referrals.

Top 10 Referral Sources:
Family First Food Pantry
Shawswick Township Trustee
SNAP (Food Stamps)
4-1-1 Directory Assistance
Community Health Center of Jackson County
Salvation Army
Indiana Legal Services
Modest Needs Foundation
The Bread of Life
American Civil Liberties Union

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