United Way of Northwest Arkansas has decided to sustain the 2-1-1 hotline for the near term.
According to a press release, the organization will continue to pursue more funding and analyze the sustainability of the program.
2-1-1 is a free telephone service that connects individuals in need of important services in Northwest Arkansas and around the country. The service began in 2010.
Northwest Arkansas 2-1-1 is currently answering calls in Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington Counties only in Arkansas. All other areas in the State do not have the service available at this time.
To connect with the hotline, dial 2-1-1 or 866-489-6983.