United Way of San Benito County's 2-1-1 program has been connecting people to vital services in their communities for more than 11 years

It's 211 Day and today we are recognizing the Top Referred Local Agencies – this means, callers are being referred to local agencies based on the needs they have in our community. 


211's Top Agencies for San Benito County


Top Arts Culture and Recreation Agency

  • The Salvation Army Hollister Corps

Top Clothing/Personal/Household Needs Agency

  • Hollister Pregnancy Center

Top Legal Consumer and Public Safety Agency

  • California Rural legal Assistance Inc.

Top Disaster Agency

  • San Benito County Office of Emergency Services

Top Mental Health Agencies

  • Community Solutions
  • San Benito County Behavioral Health

Top Employment Agency

  • Community Services & Workforce Development

Top Food Security Agency

  • Community Food Bank San Benito County

Top Health Care Agency

  • Optumserve

Top Family and Community Support Agency

  • Seniors Council of San Benito County

Top Financial Assistance Service

  • Health and Human Services Agency San Benito County

Top Transportation Agency

  • Jovenes De Antano

Top Housing Agency

  • Community Services & Workforce Development

Top Utility Assistance Agencies

  • Catholic Charities Diocese of Monterey
  • Central Coast Energy Services Inc.

Top Information Service

  • United States Census Bureau

Top Volunteer and Donation Agency

  • My Father's House


About 211

2-1-1 is a free, confidential information and referral service that connects people to essential health and human services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year either online, over the phone, and through text communication.

2-1-1 Santa Benito County also launched an informational campaign by text to keep residents connected to verified sources of information on Coronavirus and resources to help households struggling with a loss of income, search for COVID-19 testing sites, and more. This is in addition to live-answer text and call services by 211 for emergency needs that support our community in unprecedented times.

To reach 211, text your zip code to 898-211 or dial 211 from your phone.