WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The United Way of the Plains’ 211 call center broke 100,000 calls in 2020 on Thursday.
The 24/7 helpline is set up for help related to the recession, unemployment and community health crisis.
A staff member reports the call center took 50,001 calls all of last year. The call center reported 100,140 calls this year as of yesterday.
Over 53,500 inquiries were COVID-19 related.
“When Kansans face their worst moments, we’re here to help,” a Facebook post reads.
The helpline is available 24/7 across the state of Kansas. Translation services are available for non-English calls.
- T.J.’s Forecast: Winter storm on the horizon, big changes tomorrow into early next week
- KBI: Arkansas man dead following an officer-involved shooting in Montgomery County
- See the 71 movies titles coming to Netflix in November
- Record surge: US shatters single-day mark of COVID-19 cases
- Taylor’s Forecast: Cooler and more wintry weather is on the way