Summer Resources with 2-1-1 VIRGINIA

Posted on June 7, 2017 by Amanda Holcomb

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Schools are out and summer is in session.

2-1-1 VIRGINIA is here year-round to connect you with FREE information on available community services.

2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number connecting people with FREE information on available community services. When you dial 2-1-1, a trained professional listens to your situation and suggests sources of help using one of the largest databases of health and human services in Virginia. 2-1-1 VIRGINIA’s database can also be accessed at www.211virginia.org.

2-1-1 VIRGINIA has the following summer resources to share with those in need:

  • Summer Food Service Program: Ensures low-income children, 18 years and under, continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Text “FOOD” to 877-877 to find local program sites. Don’t see something close? Check back as more programs may come available. Web search also available. VISIT: www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks
  • Summer Activities: Summer vacation and nothing to do? 2-1-1 VIRGINIA has listings for parks and recreation programs, museums, community theaters and more. SEARCH: Arts, Camp, Clubs, Cultural Heritage, Museum, Parks, or Recreation at www.211virginia.org. 

For additional resources and announcements, click here OR simply dial 2-1-1.