Announcements

    • Click here to view 211OC's new interactive Helpline Dashboard containing statistics for the calendar year 2015.

    • The new app gives users the ability to browse and search all County services near them or learn more about services in categories such as “Libraries,” “Parks,” “Health & Human Services,” “Public Safety” and “Other Government Services.” To download the app, Apple users click here and Android users click here

    • The County of Orange Public Works department (OCPW) is working on a Flood Control Channel Maintenance and Security Project along the Santa Ana River. Please click here to see answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the project as well as how the project impacts homeless encampments in the area. If you would like an answer to a question not listed or want to provide feedback regarding the project, please email the County Executive Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    • Join 211OC every month for a free, interactive training on how to get connected to Orange County’s health and human services programs. Please email Laurie Miechowicz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

    • "A public awareness campaign will roll out over the next two years and include free trainings for health care providers on how to discuss domestic violence with patients, advertising aboard buses and at bus shelters, and a centralized clearinghouse of resources and information...."

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    • 2-1-1 Orange County and OC Partnership MERGED!

      Staff 2013

      It's official! In April 2014, 2-1-1 Orange County legally merged withOC Partnership, a local nonprofit that formed in 1998 to support the county's homeless service providers. The merger of 211OC and OCP creates a single, comprehensive information and referral system for regional health and human service organizations in Orange County.

      September 6, 2013

      Announcing New President & CEO of 2-1-1 Orange County. New CEO Brings Experience & Dedication to Lead 2-1-1 OC Forward. Click here to read more.

      August 22, 2013

      Karen Williams Appointed President and CEO of 2-1-1 OC. On behalf of the Board of Directors for 2-1-1 OC, I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Williams as our President & CEO. This appointment is the conclusion of a thorough professional search including many qualified candidates from both coasts. Click here to read more.

      June 21, 2013

      Today, Orange County just got stronger. After a long and thoughtful journey, we are excited to announce the merger between 2‐1‐1 Orange County and OC Partnership. The joining of these two established organizations represents an exciting combination of mission, talent and infrastructure – resulting in a stronger and better health and human services safety net for the region. Click here to read more.

       

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      Merger Announcement, June 2013 

    • Join us to learn more about the 211OC Helpline and how to navigate the online Public Resource Database (PRD). The training provides information on how to search for low cost and free community resource in our database of over 1,000 organizations.

      When? The fourth Wenesday of every month... EXCEPT for January, which will be the 5TH WEDNESDAY (January 31st).

      Time? 9:00am - 10:00am

      Where? The Village Shared Spaces, 1505 E 17th Street, Conference Center Board Room (enter from 18th Street)

      You can register for this training here. For further information, please contact Courtney Ressler, Resource Specialist, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 714-589-2374.

    • The Alliance is excited to announce the creation of a new, monthly newsletter focused exclusively on rapid re-housing. Starting in January, 2015, this newsletter will provide readers with the most up-to-date information on rapid re-housing, including interesting new reports, briefs, and studies as well as details on recent and upcoming webinars, and updates on Alliance events and activities.

      Rapid re-housing is an essential part of a community's overall strategy to end homelessness. This newsletter will make sure you have the most up-to-date and relevant information on rapid re-housing, including things like:

      Click here to subscribe!

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