What is 2-1-1 Ventura County?
2-1-1 Ventura County, a program of Interface Children & Family Services, is the comprehensive information and referral service for Ventura County, connecting over 30,000 Ventura County callers and texters each year with information about health and human services available to them. The 2-1-1 Ventura County phone and text service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in 150 languages through phone interpretation services. Launched on February 11, 2005, 2-1-1 Ventura County was the first active 2-1-1 in the state of California. In February of 2017, Interface added texting to 2-1-1 call or click services. One of few nationwide to offer two-way texting available 24/7 in English and Spanish. 2-1-1 Ventura County also provides resources to over 3,000 unique visitors each month through the 211Ventura.org website.
During times of disaster, 2-1-1 provides incident specific information in coordination with local emergency services, including road closures and shelters both locally and nationwide.
2-1-1 Ventura County provided Call & Text support for these 2017 major events
- Hurricane Harvey
- Hurricane Irma
- Las Vegas Route 91 Festival
- North Bay Wildfires
- Thomas Fire
Thank You to 2-1-1 Ventura County Supporters
2-1-1 Ventura County provided by Interface Children & Family Services is supported by: County of Ventura, First 5 Ventura County, United Way Ventura County, Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente, and the Cities of Camarillo, Ventura, Oxnard, Simi Valley, Port Hueneme, Moorpark, Ojai, Thousand Oaks, Santa Paula, and Fillmore.