Need Help? Call 211


The United Way of Lake County’s 211 service has been an essential lifeline to some Antioch residents during the COVID pandemic. The 211 service is a free, easy-to-use, three-digit information and referral hotline offering accurate, 24-hour personal help for hundreds of potential issues.

The 211 service helps Lake County residents with Housing, Utilities, Food, Crisis Help, Mental Health & Addiction, Health Care, Financial Support, Education, Personal, Child & Family Support, Employment, Transportation, Legal & Immigration, Government, Volunteering, and Disaster Information.

The 211 service is available by telephone, text, or online.  

By phone, Lake County residents can simply dial the numbers, 2-1-1. By text, a resident should simply text their five-digit zip code to 89821. Online, the service is available at