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Feb 25, 2021

IN 2-1-1 is a state telephone line that serves all Hoosiers. In today’s episode, we’ll hear from Tara Morse and Jaimie Ferren – Executive Director and Deputy Director of IN 2-1-1 about the comprehensive resources provided by IN 2-1-1.

For our Ivy Tech family, 211 is another resource we can connect to as employees or direct our students to in times of crisis or for questions about various supports needed. As I shared in the episode, 77% of our students per our last Hope Center REAL College survey believed they did not qualify for resources. 211 provides a confidential no-cost mechanism for students to determine if they qualify for services.

2-1-1 is a free service available to anyone in Indiana; it is confidential.  It’s as easy as calling 2-1-1 or for our bordering counties you may need to dial 1-866-211-9966 to make sure you connect with Indiana 2-1-1.  We serve every Hoosier.  If you are not sure if we can meet your need or not, call us anyway, it’s as easy as calling 2-1-1.

To access IN 2-1-1

    • o simply call 2-1-1 from anywhere in Indiana 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,
    • o or go to IN211.org
    • o or if you prefer to text, Text your zip code to 898211,
      Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm (excludes holidays)

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