211 Monterey County

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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:

  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Health
  • Dental Care
  • Mental Health Services
  • Housing & Utilities
  • Job Training
  • Veteran's Assistance
  • Disaster Relief & Recovery