Hodac facilitates three different 24/7 helplines: United Way 211, Helpline Georgia for Substance Abuse, and Georgia Crime Victim Assistance Helpline.
When you need solutions to address personal emergencies, United Way 2-1-1 is your 3-digit, one-stop connection. Dialing 2-1-1 connects you to information and trained referral specialists who have access to a comprehensive database of thousands of resources that can best meet a caller’s needs.
If you have an emergency, specialists can refer you to local food banks, clothing closets, shelters, rent & utility assistance, and more.
Physical & mental health resources are also available: affordable insurance programs, medical lines, support groups, counseling programs, drug & alcohol intervention, rehabilitation, employment support, tax and other financial assistance, transportation, support for those with disabilities, adult day centers, Meals on Wheels programs, home health care, support for families, mentors and tutorial services, and more.
2-1-1 is a 24/7 helpline. It serves Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Hancock, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Macon, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Twiggs, Washington and Wilkinson counties. Bilingual staff and the AT&T Language Line provide multi-lingual assistance. You can also access the online database by going to www.irissoft.com/hoda/.
Helpline Georgia for Substance Abuse
Helpline Georgia for Substance Abuse has been a resource for over 510,000 callers seeking confidential help with substance abuse across the state of Georgia. Based on the caller’s needs, resources from a vast database are accessed to provide him or her with the fastest assistance available. 800 statewide substance abuse prevention and treatment providers are listed in our database. A trained, caring professional handles every call, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
This helpline is supported by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Office of Prevention Services and Programs.
Georgia Crime Victim Assistance Helpline
Anyone located in the state of Georgia who has been the victim of a violent crime can call this 24/7 helpline. The Helpline can assist callers with finding the resources needed to recover as well as information about the Georgia Crime Victim Assistance Compensation Program. The professionals who answer the calls have access to a statewide database of providers and can make referrals based on the assistance required.
Victims of assault, battery, homicide, child abuse, sexual assault, domestic/family violence, or serious injury by a motor vehicle (DUI crash victims, vehicular homicide, hit and run) should call for assistance.
This helpline is supported by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.