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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.

 

May 2016 Snapshot2-1-1 Brevard helpline specialists logged 4,263 calls in May. More than 275 callers needed help with electric or gas bills, while almost 180 callers needed help with rent.  Click here to view the report. All “snapshots” for the current fiscal year can be found on the Reports page.

 
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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.

 

Free lunches for children will be served throughout Brevard County as part of Florida’s Summer BreakSpot and United Way of Brevard’s Feed and Read.
Click here for BreakSpot and here for Feed and Read.

Summer BreakSpot for 211 (3) Living Healthy for 211 Nutrislice for 211

 

Diabetes FlyerDo you have diabetes? Are you at risk for diabetes? If have high blood pressure or are overweight or if you have a family member with diabetes, you could be at risk.
As part of a partnership with the Florida Department of Health, 2-1-1 Brevard and other 2-1-1’s in the state are emphasizing programs that can help.
Dial 2-1-1 for more information about diabetes prevention, treatment and support.

 

April 2016 Snapshot2-1-1 Brevard helpline specialists logged 3,471 calls in April. More than 160 callers needed help with electric or gas bills, while almost 140 callers needed food.  Click here to view the report. All “snapshots” for the current fiscal year can be found on the Reports page.

 

March 2016 Snapshot2-1-1 Brevard helpline specialists logged 3,427 calls in March. Almost 700 were related to mental health and/or substance abuse; more than 330 dealt with primary health care. Click here to view the report. All “snapshots” for the current fiscal year can be found on the Reports page.

 

Space Coast Health Foundation and partners will offer “Dental Day” on May 21 for uninsured adults who need dental extractions. Click here or dial 2-1-1 for information.

 

February 2016 Snapshot2-1-1 Brevard helpline specialists logged almost 3,000 calls in February. About 750 were related to mental health and/or substance abuse; more than 300 dealt with primary health care. Click here to view the report. All “snapshots” for the fiscal year can be found on the Reports page.

 

Calculator and 1040
Note: The tax filing deadline has been extended to April 18 this year because of a holiday in the District of Columbia.
Free online tax preparation is available through www.myfreetaxes.com/UnitedWayofBrevard for households earning less than $62,000.
Also, United Way of Brevard is offering free help with tax preparation at multiple locations for households earning less than $59,000. Click below for more information on days, times, places and documents to bring.

 

By The Numbers

  • 38,071: Number of calls answered in 2013-14
  • 43,434: Number of referrals made in the year
  • 15,132: Calls related to basic needs, such as food
  • 25,100: Number of visits to online database

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Check out 2-1-1 mobile app

2-1-1 Brevard has a free app for searching our online database from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. You can download from iTunes. The version for Android devices is being developed. Click Here to Learn More