A lifeline in times of crisis

Our 2-1-1 helpline provides referrals to programs to assist with food, housing, financial assistance, utility assistance and more. Help is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year, from anywhere in the state of Michigan. If you need help finding resources in your area, dial 2-1-1, email us, or speak to a representative via live chat now. Want to browse resources on your own? Search our online database to access more than 30,000 different statewide programs and services. If you experience problems dialing 2-1-1, dial 1-800-552-1183.

United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s 2-1-1 team serves the counties of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Lapeer and Washtenaw. Explore our impact dashboards to learn more about how 2-1-1 is helping families in our community.

Find United Way Resources

With our network of nearly 300 partners, United Way works to create, fund and support programs that help households reach stability and help parents and caregivers ensure the children in their lives are ready to learn and ready for life. Learn more about the programs and initiatives available in your community.


See our impact

Every year, United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline helps thousands of individuals and families in crisis. With your support, we’re helping households reach stability and changing lives for the better. Learn more about the impact that you make possible.