Disaster 2-1-1 in Siskiyou County is an information and referral service activated by Siskiyou County OES to support the community in times of disaster.
We will connect Siskiyou County callers, texters, and website viewers with disaster response and recovery information including road closures, evacuation orders, shelters, and other disaster-related resources.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Disaster 211?Disaster 211 is a FREE service that connects community members to information about critical disaster related services available in their community. Disaster 211 is ONLY available during an active incident of disaster. Disaster 211 utilizes both bilingual Call Specialists and a phone based translation service to offer Disaster 211 information and referral in over 150 languages. Disaster 211 provides incident specific information during times of disaster, including road closures, evacuation orders, and shelters.
How can I access Disaster 211?BY PHONE: Dial 2-1-1 from a landline or cell phone in Siskiyou County or by dialing our toll-free number 844-987-0590 BY TEXT: Text Coronavirus to 211-211.
What if I need to find services in another area?You can find the toll free number for 2-1-1 services across the country at http://www.211.org.
How does calling 2-1-1 work?The 211 dialing code has been designated by the Federal Communication Commission for community information and referral services, just as 911 is set aside for emergency services. When you dial 211 from a landline or cell phone, your phone provider directs your call to the local 211 provider.