Dial 211. Get Connected. Get Help.

If you need help finding health and human services in Berks County,
make 211 your first call for help.

Call Now

Dial 211, text your zip code to 898211 or live chat or search at pa211east.org to find information on broad range of services including:

  • Housing
  • Utilities
  • Child care
  • Food pantries
  • Elder care
  • After-school programs and more

A trained information and referral specialist will answer your call or text 24/7 and ask you a series of questions in order to understand your unique needs. Help is available in multiple languages and is completely confidential.

Related: 211 Gives People a Toolkit of Knowledge

In 2019, more than 6,600 Berks Countians received help from 211. Learn more at pa211east.org