2-1-1 HELPLINE resource for Yates County

2-1-1 HELPLINE, an initiative of the Institute for Human Services, Inc., has issued a Disaster Assistance Resource Guide for Yates County in response to the disastrous flooding that occurred on May 14, 2014. The resource guide is intended to help the public locate assistance for needs caused by the disaster and is continually updated as information is received. In order to ensure accuracy in what is provided to the public, any information gathered from outside sources is verified before being distributed in any format.The resource guide includes contact information and details for available response and recovery services and ways to support recovery services through donations and volunteer opportunities, as well as safety tips and helpful links. The Disaster Assistance Resource Guide can be found online at www.ihsnet.org or www.211helpline.org.For up-to-date information on services and volunteer opportunities or to make an addition to the guide, please dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-346-2211 or visit www.211helpline.org.2-1-1 HELPLINE and the Institute for Human Services, Inc., extend sincere thoughts and sympathy to those affected by the flooding in Yates County. In an effort to assist those in need at this time, 2-1-1 HELPLINE remains committed to providing accurate, complete, and up-to-date resources to the public.About 2-1-1 HELPLINE2-1-1 HELPLINE is a free and confidential information and referral service that connects individuals with programs, services and volunteer opportunities in our community. Callers speak directly with a real person 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, with translation services available as well. For more information dial 2-1-1 or visit 211helpline.org. 2-1-1 HELPLINE is a service of The Institute for Human Services. It is supported by Steuben and Chemung County Departments of Social Services, the United Way of the Southern Tier, Allegany County United Way, Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, NYS Department of Transportation, NYS Office of Children & Family Services, and IHS member agencies.About The Institute for Human Services The Institute for Human Services is a nonprofit management support organization founded in 1984. The Institute provides management support, information and referral, organizational development, research and technology services to planners, funders and providers serving the Southern Tier of New York State. For more information, visit www.ihsnet.org.

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