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Starting today, the 211 service that refers and informs citizens of the socio-community services and programmes in their area, is available across Québec. Thanks to this implementation, the 40% of Quebecers who do not yet have access to this service will now be able to call 211 to find resources that are close by. This deployment is made possible thanks to the assistance of the Emergency Community Support Fund, an Employment and Social Development Canada programme put in place to support the community sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
211 service goes nationwide with funding from the Government of Canada
Everyone in Canada will soon have access to 211, a free, confidential information navigation service that connects people to critical government and community-based health and social services in their community thanks to funding from the Government of Canada.