With all the changes in our world, we all may need a little help with finding things. How about a personal assistant that is available 24 seven?

You have one with three easy digits on the phone. 2-1-1

BC 211 is a British Columbia, non-profit organization that provides a free, confidential, multilingual service that links people to resources for help, where and when they need it.

They provide information about and referral to a broad range of programs and services, including:

-basic needs like food and shelter
-mental health and addictions support
-legal and financial assistance
-support for seniors

Help is available 24/7 by calling (or texting) 2-1-1. Service is available in over 160 languages and the call centre specialists can identify community and government resources that are most appropriate to address a caller’s needs.

BC211 is accredited by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems, and meets standards relating to privacy and confidentiality.

For more information visit bc211.ca