Archive for June, 2016

Colin put Citizen Information Hotline to test: Dial 2-1-1 in disaster

Emergency Management bannerBrevard’s brush with Tropical Storm Colin on June 6 gave 2-1-1 Brevard a chance to activate the newly named Citizen Information Hotline for the first time since 2008.
About a dozen storm-related calls came in through the partnership with county Emergency Management — most about sandbags.
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VIDEO SERIES HIGHLIGHTS 2-1-1 BREVARD PARTNERSHIPS

Information and Referral VideoInformation & Referral Crisis VideoSuicide Intervention Help Me Grow VideoHelp Me Grow Ending Homelessness VideoFighting Homelessness
Community Disaster VideoDisaster Response Senior Citizens VideoHelping Senior Citizens Veterans and Military VideoVeterans and Military Community Health Navigator VideoParrish Health Navigator

This video series was created by volunteer Karen Boothby as part of 2-1-1 Brevard’s Answer the Call 2016 campaign, which ends Monday (Leap Day). The intent of the series is to demonstrate how 2-1-1 goes above and beyond its core mission of 24/7 assistance and magnifies impact in the community by working together with other nonprofits, businesses and government. The goal of the campaign is 211 donations. Please watch the video “playlist” by clicking here or on the images.