Basic Needs

Crisis, hunger and homelessness can happen anytime, to virtually anyone. At United Way NCA, connecting people in need with local resources and assistance - when they need them - is a critical part of our mission.

Click to find help211 metrodc, a federal program managed by United Way NCA and its workgroup partners, is a powerful tool available to individuals and families for addressing needs in real time. A free, easy-to-remember non-emergency telephone number connects people to vital health services and human resources that can improve lives. The 211 metrodc call specialists are waiting 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide information about the full range of available community services.

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