With hundreds of nonprofit organizations within McHenry County, finding help can often be confusing and intimidating. Fortunately, United Way 2-1-1 provides an easy way for everyone to access help with almost any challenge. Dialing 2-1-1 in McHenry County will connect you to a call center that will direct you to an appropriate social service agency or nonprofit organization. Trained specialists can quickly assess your needs and offer knowledgeable information and referral for services including rent and utility assistance, food banks, affordable housing, health resources, child care, elderly care, financial counseling, job training, and much more. 2-1-1 is simple to remember, accessible to everyone, and available 24/7/365 at no cost.