Need assistance seeking meals and other resources? Call Virginia, North Carolina's 211 help lines

More people calling 211 amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Posted at 8:00 PM, May 12, 2020

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - As we work to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, there are some resources for you to reach out to if you need help.

In both Virginia and North Carolina, there are 211 call centers that can connect you with the right resources you need.

If you're looking for food, these databases let you know which pantries are stocked.

According to Virginia 211, a trained professional listens to your situation and suggests sources of help using one of the largest databases of health and human services in the Commonwealth.

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Both states also have websites for their 211 help lines, which you can access below:

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