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Fri, 04/30/2021 - 9:38am
Feb. 8, 2021 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   On National 211 Day, Louisiana 211 commemorates record-breaking year and its commitment to continue to serve the state. In 2020, 211 usage in Louisiana jumped a staggering 220%    Baton Rouge — With Feb. 11 as National 211 Day, Louisiana 211 has much to commemorate.  Within the last year, Louisiana 211 has connected more individuals with help and resources than ever before. In fact, since March 2020 when…
Fri, 04/30/2021 - 9:35am
​​​​​​​April 23, 2020 Contact:  DCFSPress@la.gov DCFS Partners with Louisiana 211 to Provide Information  about Resources, Services to Kinship Caregivers Dial 211 or Text KINSHIPLA to 898-211 BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is partnering with Louisiana 211 to provide kinship caregivers easy access to information about resources and services available to help them and their families. Grandparents,…
Fri, 04/30/2021 - 9:35am
Questions about COVID-19 now being answered by  Louisiana 211 statewide network Text alert system also allows for instant updates Baton Rouge, La. (March 12, 2020) — Louisiana’s statewide 211 network is now answering calls about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. This network is best designed and staffed to handle the large volume of calls from Louisiana residents who are concerned and who have questions about the rapidly-spreading virus…
Thu, 04/29/2021 - 12:37pm
State contact: Sarah Berthelot Louisiana Association of United Ways Media contact: Jan Risher 337-230-8214 jrisher@goshiftkey.com March 30, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Louisiana 211 statewide network answers the call: COVID-19 prompts record number of questions and answers Text keyword system provides critical web links   Baton Rouge. Since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, Louisiana’s statewide 211 network has answered a record-breaking number…