2-1-1 Connecticut Summer Webinar Series

Register for one or multiple webinars using the links below.

#GetConnected with United Way of Connecticut 2-1-1

Date: Thursday July 26, 2018
Time: 10:00-10:30

The mission of United Way of Connecticut (UWC) is to help meet the needs of Connecticut and its residents through information education and connection to services. 2-1-1, a program of UWC, offers 24/7/365 connection to health and human services resources and maintains a database of more than 40,000 programs and services across the state. Tune in to learn how 2-1-1 can help you #GetConnected to the programs and services you need.

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Food Resources in Connecticut

Date: Thursday, August 2, 2018
Time: 10:00-10:30

From May 1, 2017 – May 31, 2018 – 2-1-1 Connecticut made over 15,000 referrals to food-related programs and services statewide. The Connecticut 2-1-1 database currently lists close to 400 Food Pantries and over 100 Soup Kitchens. Join us to learn about these resources, as well as other Food resources such as the Summer Meals Program, the Commodity Supplemental Food Program, WIC, Home Delivered Meals and Summer Farmers Markets.

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Connecting to Substance Use Resources through 2-1-1

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Time: 11:00-11:30

With a great deal of media coverage lately about the Opioid Crisis in Connecticut, 2-1-1 has worked hard to ensure that critical resources for individuals with substance use disorders are available on our public website. We have categorized these resources in ways that will make them easier to find for individuals in need, their family members/friends and community providers working with this population. Join us to gain a better understanding of the available treatment and support options in Connecticut.

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2-1-1 Counts Online Data Dashboard

Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018
Time: 10:00-10:30

What are your community’s most pressing needs? 2-1-1 Counts is the first tool to provide real-time, searchable and visual presentations of data from 2-1-1 call centers across the nation. Using 2-1-1 Counts, you’ll find a snapshot of community-specific needs displayed by ZIP code, municipality and congressional district as recently as yesterday, enabling you to easily check trends, make comparisons and share information. Join us for a step-by-step data walk through Connecticut’s 2-1-1 Counts data dashboard.

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How you can help update the information on the 2-1-1 Database

Date: Thursday August 23 2018
Time: 10:00-10:30

Do you work for an organization represented in the 2-1-1 database and notice that a correction is needed to the program description? Are you a community member who has learned that a local program has closed and want to let us know? Join us to learn the ways to stay connected with us to report important updates to the 2-1-1 Information Department and help us keep the 2-1-1 database as current as it can be.

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2-1-1 and Clinical-Community Connections

Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Time: 12:00-12:30

Think for a moment: what are some of the social determinants for health? Perhaps you considered food, shelter, or health insurance. This webinar will provide an overview of the connection between social needs and better health outcomes. We will focus on the resources that can be considered as part of a ‘social needs prescription’ for your clients and patients.

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Resources, Tools, and Supports for Older Adults

Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Time: 1:00-1:30

This webinar is for community providers or family members/relatives of an older adult or a person with a disability. This webinar will guide you through information about entitlement programs, to in-home assistance to the various programs and agencies helping older adults or persons with disabilities in Connecticut. We will walk you through how to find, save and share these valuable resources.

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