September heralds the start of autumn with ripe red apples, leaves that change to vibrant hues, and the beginning of a chill in the air. This makes September a good time to bring out warmer clothes for the cooler days to come and to enjoy the bountiful offerings of produce at the farmers market. From finding dates for fall farmers markets, providing resources for affordable second-hand warm clothing, or locating help with raking for seniors or individuals with a disability, Great Rivers 2-1-1 has resources to help make the most of the start of this colorful season. Great Rivers 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is a great source of referrals for anyone who needs assistance or help with direction. If you or someone you know could use help dial 2-1-1 anytime.
The Simply Dial 2-1-1 * Get Connected, Get Answers column is provided by Great Rivers 2-1-1, an information and referral and crisis line service. Professionally trained staff can answer your questions about local, statewide, and national resources and can assist you with all kinds of life situations and challenges.
It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is free and confidential, and serves Western Wisconsin, Southeast Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa.
Simply dial the three-digit telephone number 2-1-1 or 800-362-8255 to learn more. Language interpretation and TTY are available. Chat with specialists or text your zip code to 898211. Learn more at www.greatrivers211.org.