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Do you know your numbers?

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Here is a little help about the numbers we can call for may things in Los Angles.

About 211

LA County links ALL Los Angeles County residents to services that strengthen families and improve their economic success; equips them to prepare their children for school; helps them find and keep jobs with opportunities for advancement; helps them identify and gain access to public benefits and subsidies; and increases their access to quality health care. Professional community resource advisors help callers with critical issues such as health care and substance abuse, domestic violence, shelter, food, legal and financial assistance, programs for children and seniors and different types of mental health services. Our community resource database contains information on over 49,000 programs and services and is continuously being updated to ensure that we provide the most current and accurate information possible.

If your organization would like a presentation on how clients can access 211 LA County for health and human service providers in their communities, please e-mail your request to Mary@211LA.org

About 311

Now Los Angeles residents can simply dial 3-1-1, toll-free, everyday (8am to 4:45pm), for information and access to more than 1500 non-emergency City
services, including: A message from Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa City Services
• Sanitation/Special Item Pick-up
• Graffiti Removal
• Street Light Service
• Pothole Repair
• Building & Safety
Inspections
City Phone Numbers,
Office Hours,
Locations & Events
Public Meeting
Schedules
Senior Services
Voting Information
Educational &
Recreational
Resources
Volunteerism

About 411

In telecommunications, directory assistance or directory inquiries is a phone service used to find out a specific telephone number and/or address of a residence, business, or government entity.

About 511

Southern California 511 is a free traveler information service that gives you live traffic reports, transit planning and commuter service information in the Los Angeles area via a toll-free phone number and website. Call 511 or visit Go511.com to check real time traffic speeds, find traffic alerts, view live traffic cameras, plan a trip on a bus or train, and even find a carpool or van-pool partner. 511 will help improve your commute and keep you informed about Los Angeles area traffic before leaving the house and while on the road.

About 611

It is the abbreviated dialing telephone number used to report a problem with telephone service, or with a payphone.

About 711

Do you know what this number does in Hollywood, CA?

About 811

Smart digging means calling 811 before each job. Homeowners often make risky assumptions about whether or not they should get their utility lines marked, but every digging job requires a call – even small projects like planting trees and shrubs

About 911

It is your connection to police, fire and paramedic services. Our Communications Operators are highly trained, dedicated professionals who will assist you in getting the help you need. Please remember these tips whenever you call 911. It is of critical importance…

You should take the time to learn more about these functions.