honoreesHost Jessica Koussevitzky was on as 2-1-1 Broward honored nine of its community partners at the Kip Hunter Marketing “Making REAL Connections” Breakfast benefiting 2-1-1 Broward and hosted by Signature Grand on Thursday. Forest Williams, President of EnVision Web Development; Brett Friedman, Partner at McGladrey and a 2-1-1 Board Member; Juliet Roulhac, Regional Manager for External Affairs at FPL; John Benz, President & CEO of South Florida Community Care Network; Lynne Wines, 2-1-1 Board Member; Mark Gauert, Publisher and Editor of City & Shore Magazine; Kathleen Cannon, President & CEO of United Way of Broward County; Signature Grand and the City of Plantation were honored in recognition of the tremendous support and connections that they provide to 2-1-1 Broward and for helping the non-profit organization fulfill its mission and meet its goals. The breakfast raised more than $63,000 for 2-1-1 Broward.

The Mission

2-1-1 Broward is the live, 24-hour comprehensive helpline, providing all people with crisis, health and human services support and connecting them to resources in our community.

2-1-1 Broward: Help Starts Here

Knowing where to go is the first step to getting the help you need. EVERY HOUR OF EVERY DAY, SOMEONE IN BROWARD IS SEARCHING FOR HELP OR SERVICES – housing, food, financial assistance, relief from abuse, family issues, depression, childcare, suicide prevention, etc., but navigating the maze of city, state and non-profit agencies can be overwhelming and confusing. Since 1995, 2-1-1 Broward, has been the community’s central point of entry into the health and human services system. Dialing 2-1-1 is an easy way for people who need help to get connected with the community service providers that can help them. The 2-1-1 Broward helpline is available to every individual and family in Broward County. CLICK HERE to visit our online resource database.

Benefits of 2-1-1:

Dial an easy three digit number 2-1-1
Accessible 24/7
Free, confidential, anonymous
Available in any language
Crisis Intervention
Suicide Intervention
Get connected to health & human services
Every call answered by a trained, degreed helpline counselor
Advocacy
Small business owners and Human Resource professionals use helpline as a tool for employees in need

Services offered by 2-1-1:

Empathetic listening
Emotional support
Crisis Intervention
Suicide Hotline
Needs assessment
Information
Get connected to health & human services
Every call is answered by a trained, degreed helpline counselor
Advocacy
Online Resource Database

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