Since 2011, Shasta County has contracted with the United Way of Northern California (UWNC) for the purpose of administering the 2-1-1 Shasta Information and Referral human services helpline in Shasta County (2-1-1). The 2-1-1 Shasta system is a free and confidential service that answers calls twenty-four hour, seven day a week (24/7), 365 days a year in over 150 languages by trained, live specialists. 2-1-1 offers a comprehensive, up-to-date database of health and human service agencies which connect people to much needed resources for including, but not limited to: addiction, mental health, domestic violence, food, clothing, referrals to health care providers and housing assistance, and veteran s services. 2-1-1 Shasta is available to all residents of Shasta County regardless of race, color, creed, religion, or sexual orientation. 2-1-1 Shasta is a valuable resource and we encourage all residents to utilize the service.
ALTERNATIVES The Board may choose not to adopt this proclamation. OTHER AGENCY INVOLVEMENT The County Administrative Office has reviewed the recommendation. Page 14 of 218Tagged Passions:recognition, services, contract, mental health, domestic violence, health, religion, and housing