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2-1-1 Long Island Launch
January 2010

United Way of Long Island will announce the launch of the 2-1-1 Long Island service at a press conference at Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage on Friday, January 15, 2010. The press conference follows a "Community Conversation with New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli" being held at the Carlyle that morning from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

A partnership between United Way of Long Island and Middle Country Public Library, 2-1-1 Long Island is a free, non-emergency information and referral service that connects Long Island residents to health and human services they may need on a daily basis or during a disaster. Available by telephone and online at, 211 provides callers and web visitors with detailed information on nearly 10,000 community resources for help and assistance in myriad areas - from basic daily needs such as food, heat and shelter to job training, financial services, and child and/or elder care.

The Call Center operates 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., seven days a week, and is reached by calling 2-1-1 or 1-888-774-7633. is available wherever internet-ready computers are available, and is updated daily by Middle Country Public Library. will utilize the database formerly known as the Community Resource Database of Long Island (CRDLI), also operated by Middle Country Public Library.

The "Community Conversation with Thomas DiNapoli" - co-hosted by The Health and Welfare Council of Long Island and United Way - will address critical issues facing nonprofits in the current economic climate and how collective efforts can strengthen the sector. Bethpage Federal Credit Union is sponsoring the event.

For more information on 2-1-1 Long Island or the Community Conversation, contact Kristine Donnelly Schoen at  

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