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United Way 2-1-1 Resource Database
Updated April 18, 2016 6:59 AM
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(BEDFORD) - Each year United Way 2-1-1 helps thousands of people connect with local, state, and government resources to meet their needs. 2-1-1 continues to make connections in the community by linking callers in need with valuable resources.

United Way 2-1-1 connects residents in 9 south central Indiana counties (Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Lawrence, Orange, Scott, and Washington) with comprehensive and up-to-date information about basic health and human needs including: governmental services, health services, and social services.

In the first quarter, 2-1-1 received 68 requests for service from Lawrence County and provided 217 referrals.

Lawrence County residents called with the following top three requests:

  • Utility Assistance was the most frequent request at 22 percent of the calls
  • Food/Meals at 19 percent
  • Housing 16 percent

There were 10 Unmet Needs for the quarter. The majority of Unmet Needs were Utility Assistance requests at 3 Unmet Services. Most of the Unmet Services resulted from the caller not being eligible.

Top Referral Sources:

  • Lawrence Interfaith Endeavor
  • Salvation Army
  • is Hands Extended St. Vincent de Paul '
  • Shawswick Township Trustee
  • Energy Assistance Program
  • Hoosier Uplands
  • Bedford Community Care Center
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
  • Division of Family Resources Health Care

Dial 2-1-1 seven days a week, 24 hours a day to talk to a live help specialist or browse our online directory.

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