MASS 211.2-1-1 is the national abbreviated dialing code for free access to health and human services Informationand Referral. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember and universally recognizable number that makes a critical connection between individuals and families seeking services or volunteer opportunities and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies. 2-1-1 makes it possible for people to navigate the complex and ever-growing maze of human service agencies and programs. By making services easier to access, 2-1-1 encourages prevention and fosters self-sufficiency. It also is hoped that it will reduce the number of non-emergency calls inappropriately made to 911.
Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless. Mission is "to educate, empower, strengthen, nurture and assist individuals and families who seek shelter, food and other basic necessities so they may build on their strengths and experience their own potential as independent members of society."
South Shore Women's Resource Center. A nonprofit, community-based domestic violence program that has been assisting victims of domestic violence and their families for more than 30 years. Services are free and confidential.