United Way to Host 2-1-1 Registration Day for Local Service Organizations

(Rockford, IL - 02/21/2012)... United of Rock River Valley is hosting a registration day for local service agencies in Winnebago and Ogle counties for its United Way 2-1-1 information and referral line on Fri., March 2. United Way, in partnership with PATH, Inc., has been adding local service agencies to its 2-1-1 database since November 2011 and is planning to launch the free information and referral resource to the community by mid-2012.  A representative from PATH, Inc. will be on hand to assist with the registration. Local service agencies may reserve thirty-minute time slots between 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. by calling PATH, Inc. at (309) 834-0500. There is no cost to register.


United Way 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers with free information and referrals for community services. United Way 2-1-1 is staffed 24/7 by trained staff and volunteers who will listen to the situation and quickly refer the caller to the most appropriate source of assistance. The information referral line employs a database comprised of a full range of community, social, and health services in Winnebago and Ogle counties. Agencies may also join the database by visiting www.unitedwayrrv.org.