FirstLink 2-1-1 Training

By October 3, 2011FirstLink
About FirstLink’s 2-1-1 Helpline   In need of help, but not sure who to ask?  FirstLink’s 2-1-1 Helpline (just dial 2-1-1) is a simple, easy to remember, free number that connects callers to information about health and human services.  2-1-1 (or 701-235-7335) callers in North Dakota and Clay County, Minnesota will be connected to the FirstLink helpline, 211which provides confidential listening and support in addition to information and referral.  2-1-1 offers Active Military member support, Veteran support and Military Family member support.

FirstLink call specialists are also trained in crisis intervention, including suicide intervention. FirstLink is proud to offer these services and appreciates your support and assistance in fulfilling our mission to assist people in identifying, accessing, and making effective use of community and volunteer resources.
How Can FirstLink 2-1-1 Help You?
Find out more by attending a 2-1-1 training below.  They are geared toward educating the public about the 2-1-1 services and to foster partnerships with agencies, city governments, businesses, schools, law enforcement, grass root groups, and community members and leaders.
Training Details
Grand Forks
Tuesday, Oct. 4th @ 1 PM
Development Homes (3880 S Columbia Rd)
Devils Lake
Wednesday, Oct. 5th @ 9 AM
World War II Memorial Building – Armory Room (524 4th Ave NE)
Thursday, Oct. 6th @ 11 AM
North Central Human Service Center (1015 S Broadway Suite 18)
Monday, Oct. 10th @ 9 AM
Gate City Bank (204 Sims St.)
Monday, Oct. 10th @ 4 PM
Williston Library (1302 Davidson Dr.)
Tuesday, Oct. 11th @ 10 AM
Bismark – Mandan Chamber of Commerce (1640 Burnt Boat Dr.)
Thursday, Nov. 3rd @ 10 AM
Wahpeton Community Center (304 5th St S)
Thursday, Nov. 17th @ 10AM
Ottertail Power Company (315 2nd St NE)
Valley City
Thursday, Nov. 17th @ 2:30PM
Valley City Police Department (216 2nd Ave NE)
**If you are wanting to attend a presentation at any of the locations that are to be announced (TBA), please contact FirstLink’s administrative office when it gets closer to the date of the presentation at 701-293-6462 . Press releases will be sent out as soon as time and locations are finalized.

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