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For Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) information, visit the Monterey County Health Department website, or text "COVID19" to 211-211.
For information on the Carmel, River, and Dolan wildfires, visit the Monterey County Office of Emergency Services or text "WILDFIRE" to 211-211.
211 is a FREE, easy-to-use source of information and referrals that connects you to the services you need. There are several ways to access 211:
- Dial 211, where a trained Call Specialist will provide confidential assistance
- Text your zip code to 898-211
- Use the online guided search
We're here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in 170 languages. You can count on 211 for fast, free, confidential help whether you're looking for:
- Dental Care
- Mental Health Services
- Housing & Utilities
- Job Training
- Veteran's Assistance
- Disaster Relief & Recovery
Internet Access is Essential
To help expand access to low-cost internet, UWMC has partnered with United Ways of California to support our community get referrals to low-cost providers. Residents can text “internet” to 211-211 or visit UWCA's Broadband page to get screened for eligibility and referred to a low-cost internet provider.