Emergencies and Disasters

As we, our partners, and our neighbors respond to and recover from recent tragic events, we have collected resources that may help you and your loved ones access services locally and across the country, which you can find on this page or by calling your local 2-1-1.

If you need assistance during an emergency, please call 9-1-1.


Find Local Information at Any Time

Call 2-1-1 from any landline or cell phone to talk to a specialist near you. You can also locate the closest 2-1-1 provider by searching your zip code or city and state on this website.

Find Emotional Support through the National Disaster Distress Helpline

If you or a loved one is having a difficult time coping with recent disasters emotionally or mentally, the Disaster Distress Hotline is available 24/7 and in many languages. Individuals can call the helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. If you speak Spanish, you can access the helpline at the same number or by texting Hablanos to 66746 or, if in Puerto Rico, to 1-212-461-4635. This helpline is staffed by trained crisis counselors.