Dial 211

About 211

You are not alone. Every day people turn to 211 for information and support – whether financial, family, health, or disaster-related. The call or text is free and confidential.

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Find Help

If you or someone you know needs assistance, simply dial 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898211.
You can also search for resources through our online database.
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Resource Guides

The Helpline Center produces several printable guides every year. Please remember these guides do not contain all of the resources found in the 211 database, but they are designed to be simple, easy to access resources for the public.

To view or search listings of mental health or substance abuse resources please visit:

To view our Basic Needs and Helping Hands guides please click the search by region or view all buttons below.

Trouble finding what you are looking for? Dial 211, 24 hours a day.


Through 211, the Helpline Center has partnered with community organizations on different ways to utilize 211 as the first access point to resources. From assisting to scheduling tax appointments in Black Hills to registering clients for the Sioux Falls Rake the Town, the Helpline Center is excited to use 211 in a variety of innovative ways aligning with the Helpline Center’s mission of creating connections all day every day.

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Sioux Empire Network of Care

The Sioux Empire Network of Care is a partnership lead by the Helpline Center between multiple agencies working together to build a systematic infrastructure to coordinate basic need services for individuals and families in a more efficient, effective and caring manner. The vision of this project is help individuals get the help they need through the coordination of services.

Learn More       Partner Agencies

Military, Veteran, and Family Support

The Helpline Center stands ready to help military members, veterans, and their families when they have simple questions, or when they need serious help, through its Military and Family Support program. South Dakota is home to hundreds of social service, non-profit, faith-based, and government organizations that can help military members, veterans, and their loved ones through the unique challenges that come with military service.

Resources          Military Calendar

Child Care Helpline

Finding quality child care providers can be overwhelming, but it’s one of the most important decisions we can make for our children.  The Helpline Center is here to connect parents with customized child care referrals in the Sioux Falls area.

Learn More     Search for Child Care

211 Counts

Helpline Center collects data on an aggregate level to share with the community and inform decision makers. Community stakeholders utilize the data to make informed decisions across the community.

View Real-Time Data       Community Trends