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TELL NYS TO PUT 211 BACK IN THE BUDGET
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TELL NYS TO PUT 211 BACK IN THE BUDGET

Governor Andrew Cuomo did not include funding for the 211 Helpline in the New York State 2020-21 executive budget. New York State 211 is looking for State legislators to support 2-1-1 by providing the following funding in our one-house budget proposal: $1.5 million (OCFS) for 2-1-1 to:  Maintain current level of services (24/7/365) and provide seasonal resources for...

211 HELPLINE RECOGNIZED AS ‘IMPRESSIVE’ BY ´╗┐WESTCHESTER COUNTY DURING EMERGENCY DRILL
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211 HELPLINE RECOGNIZED AS ‘IMPRESSIVE’ BY ´╗┐WESTCHESTER COUNTY DURING EMERGENCY DRILL

United Way’s Hudson Valley 211 Helpline participated in the Indian Point Emergency Drill on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Our 211 Helpline, which is housed at our White Plains location, is Westchester County’s point of information center for its residents in an emergency. Emergency management professionals observed the 211 call center specialists in action and reported that...