PoconoInfo Helpline

Positively useful: A FREE service with answers about food, shelter, and other needs.


When people don’t know where to turn for health and human service information, this is the number to call.
Dial: 211 or 570-517-3954

How may we help you?
With this FREE local 211 connection, you’ve got a more convenient way to access the following:

• Basic Needs
• County Assistance Programs
• Housing/Shelter
• Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens
• Consumer Protection Programs
• Transportation Needs
• Individual and Family Life Services
• Support Groups — and more

A simple way to end the confusion.
You will speak with a trained information and referral specialists who will connect you with resources on the local, state and national levels. Specialists are available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A computerized list of health and human service resources is also available on the Internet 24/7, 365 days a year at PoconoInfo.

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