LINC/2-1-1

LINC 211 at the Memphis Public Library & Information Center

GET HELP - DIAL 2-1-1

Get Help
It's easy. Dial 2-1-1 or (901) 415-2790
or Toll free at (855) 354-4211
Find Help in the COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE

2-1-1 HOURS:
Mon-Thu 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri-Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Hearing-impaired individuals may call TTY 415-2701.

 

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Dial 2-1-1 to Find Help

If you are looking for help, or want to provide someone with help, just dial 2-1-1 to reach the community information and referral resources of LINC, the Library Information Center at the Memphis Public Library. LINC, in conjunction with United Way of the Mid-South, is the local source for community resources. LINC maintains a large, comprehensive database of human services organizations, government agencies and volunteer groups, which can now be accessed by dialing 2-1-1.

The most frequent requests for help are utilities, food, protective services, legal assistance, child care, social support, housing, and mental health.

Services are accessible to the hearing-impaired by calling
TTY 415-2701.  Toll free access is also avialable at (855) 354-4211.

 

Serving People in Need and the Agencies Who Help Them

2-1-1 LINC has the most comprehensive database of human service resources in the area. It is continuously updated by the information professionals, also known as librarians, at the Memphis Public Library & Information Center.

The concept of dialing 2-1-1 for help is not just in the Mid-South. It is a growing national service. The Federal Communications Commission designated 2-1-1 as the national abbreviated dialing code for free access to health and human services information and referral.

LINCHUB Sign-up

LINCHub Sign Up

LINCHub, in email, blog or other format, is an online communications vehicle of LINC/2-1-1 at the Memphis Public Library.It is designed for use by and for for organizations, agencies and individuals that provide information and referral services and/or direct social services in the greater Memphis area. Visit the LINCHub Sign Up online form.

Free and Immediate Information for help when...

  • You are worried about the gas shutoff notice you just received.
  • You have been caring for your wife, who has Alzheimer's. You are exhausted and need assistance and respite.
  • Your employee is frequently missing work; she needs affordable, reliable child care.
  • You need counseling for your 12 year-old son who is not going to school regularly.
  • You have questions about eligibility for Food Stamps.
  • Your client needs information about available transportation for the disabled.
  • You are a guidance counselor searching for a parenting course for a teen father.
  • You want to know how to get a passport.
  • You are a teenager with problems at home and need someone to talk to.