Social Services

211 is the place with the answers you need to live well in Lake County, Illinois.

211 is always open, always confidential, and always free. Speak to a live person when you call in English or Spanish and will also interpret to more than 150 other languages.

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Right this very minute, there are people on the other end of 211 waiting for your call.
United Way of Lake County has trained them to guide you to the help you need.
If you are outside of Illinois looking for help in Lake County or having an issue reaching 211, call 1-855-677-5253 toll free.


Text your zip code to 898211. People at our 211 contact center are waiting for your texts at this moment.
Someone will text you back. Then all you have to do is text your question to begin getting the help you need.

Fremont Township

22376 Erhart Road
Mundelein, IL 60060
Phone: (847) 223-2847