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Q: WhAT IS 1-844-MyFLVeT?
A: 1-844-MyFLVet is a toll free number that veterans and their loved one’s can call 24/7 for emotional support and information pertaining to community resources.
Q: Who answers the calls?
A: The calls are answered by staff and volunteers at local, non-profit organizations in Florida. These organizations also answer calls from 2-1-1, which is a number reserved as an easy-to-remember three-digit telephone number meant to provide information and referrals to health, human and social service organizations.
Q: HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
A: It doesn’t cost anything to call, and many of the organizations in the database that you’ll be referred to have services available at no charge.
Q: HOW CAN YOU HELP ME?
A: We can provide emotional support and connect you to private, non-profit organizations and government agencies (VA and Non-VA) that have programs and services that may be able to help you. This can include medical care, housing, counseling, legal, and employment resources.
Q: IS IT CONFIDENTIAL
A: Calls to 1-844-MYFLVet and 2-1-1 are confidential. You don’t need to share your name or contact information.
Q: WhAT IF I WASN'T HONORABLY DISCHARGED?
A: You can call 1-844-MyFLVet regardless of discharge status. There are organizations in your community that help any and all veterans.
Local agencies answering 2-1-1 and 1-844-MyFLVet calls
Jewish Community Services of South Florida provider of 2-1-1/ Switchboard Helpline Services (Miami)
Heart of Florida United Way / United Way 2-1-1 (Orlando)
Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Marion, Alachua, Bradford, Dixie, Gilchrist, Lafayette, Levy, Union, Lake, Sumter, Citrus, Pasco, Collier, Polk, Highlands, Hardee
United Way of Lee County, Inc. / United Way 2-1-1 (Ft. Myers)
Lee, Glades, Hendry
United Ways of Northeast Florida 2-1-1 (Jacksonville)
Duval, Nassau, St. Johns, Clay, Putnam, Baker, Columbia, Hamilton, Suwanee
United Way of Escambia County, Inc. / 2-1-1 Northwest Florida (Pensacola)
Escambia, Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, bay, Santa Rosa
Chautauqua Healthcare Services / Panhandle 2-1-1 Helpline (DeFuniak Springs)
2-1-1 Big Bend, Inc. (Tallahassee)
Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla
2-1-1 Brevard, Inc. (Rockledge)
Brevard, Flagler, Volusia
First Call Help of Broward, Inc. / 2-1-1 Broward (Ft. Lauderdale)
Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners/ Charlotte 2-1-1 (Port Charlotte)
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay/Gateway Services 2-1-1 (Tampa)
2-1-1 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast (Lantana)
Indian River, Okeechobee, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach
2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. (Clearwater)