By Rick Bass

In Arizona, we have a dedicated 3 digit Information and Referral number by simply dialing 211. Arizona Information and Referral Service operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and every day of the year. Live-operator service is available at all times in English and Spanish, and assistance is available in other languages via real-time interpreter services. 2-1-1. Arizona operators will help individuals and families find resources that are available to them locally, throughout the state, and provide connections to critical services that can improve, and save, lives, including:

Supplemental Food and Nutrition Programs

Shelter and Housing Options

Utilities Assistance

Emergency Information and Disaster Relief

Employment and Education Opportunities

Services for Veterans

Healthcare, vaccination and health epidemic information

Addiction Prevention and Rehabilitation Programs

Re-entry help for ex-offenders

Support groups for individuals with mental illnesses or special needs

A safe, confidential path out of physical and/or emotional domestic violence

The website has been added to the web site along with these others updates and informational articles:

Welcome to Arizona! Things A Newbie to Arizona Should Know.
Vail & Catalina Foothills Ranked “Best in the West” Communities For Raising A Family.

Links to recent Vail Ready articles published in The Vail Voice.

Please visit the for important community links and to help bring awareness to the mission of Vail Ready: “To Preserve Our Great Quality of Life & Protect Our Rare Eco-Region By Informing, Educating & Engaging Our Dynamic Growing Community.”

Have a safe and Vail Ready summer.

Dial 211 or Visit:

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