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HOT 2-1-1 is the HOTCOG component of 2-1-1 Texas which is a “free” social service help line answered by trained specialists, who assist callers with their social service needs and refer them to the service providers or agencies that can best assist them.

The help line is answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by Information and Referral Specialists with multi-lingual capabilities. HOT 2-1-1 provides assistance and information to the callers of any age concerning food, clothing, shelter, utility bill payment assistance, medical assistance, affordable childcare, eldercare, disaster relief and much more.

HOT 2-1-1 is 1 of 25 Area Information Centers designated by the Texas Information and Referral Network (TIRN). TIRN is part of a national initiative to make information about health and human services readily available to all callers regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, disability or any other criteria.

For information and referrals, just dial 2-1-1.