Most people know to call 9-1-1 when there is an emergency and call 4-1-1 to get a phone number. Although the service has been around for a while, many people are just finding out about the 2-1-1 service. 2-1-1 connects callers to many community services. Callers are connected to a specialist who will direct callers to such programs for health, housing, and other human services. The service also refers callers to support groups, job training programs, and other education opportunities. This is a toll free number that’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The referrals are available in 150 languages.