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Financial Assistance & Grants

2-1-1 Information and Referral Service

2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline to connect people of all ages to financial, domestic, health, or disaster-related services. These services are offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
About​ 2-1-1

2-1-1 is available through the phone or computer. A toll free call to 2-1-1 will connect you to a resource specialist in your area, who can help connect you with local organizations that provide essential critical services.

Services may include:

  • Health care
  • Energy assistance
  • Elder care
  • Volunteer options
  • Counseling/Support
  • Employment resources
  • Education opportunities
  • Emergency food/shelter
  • Disability support/advocacy


  • Dial: 2-1-1
  • Mobile:
    • Text your zip code to 898211
    • Download the free smartphone app
  • Email:

 Financial Assistance & Grants

​Whether you need help paying your bills or want to help others in need, the City has information to assist you. Grants are usually for non-profit organizations who provide direct services to community members who need help.

Contact the City of Salem, Oregon 

555 Liberty ST SE 

Salem OR 97301