Wednesday, September 30, 2009
According to the Daily Reporter, Branch County now has full access to the 2-1-1 help line, a comprehensive service directory which will help both low-income persons and residents simply in need of services.
The addition makes Southwest Michigan stronger in terms of connecting its citizens to the resources available in the community.
When I spoke a couple weeks ago to Gryphon Place and Kalamazoo's 2-1-1 service Director Bill Pell, he explained that the increase in calls in the last decade were mainly those affected negatively by the declining economy. The continue economic plunge would suggest that his trends would be likely occurring across most 2-1-1 covered counties in Southwest Michigan.
To learn more about what the 2-1-1 helpline does, visit http://www.gryphon.org/
Posted by Public Relations at 9:28 AM