Tuesday, August 10, 2010

2-1-1 TBC Announces its New 211Connects iPhone App

2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. is excited to announce its new 211Connects iPhone App available for download at the iTunes App store.  Search 211Connects to find a local non-profit health and human service organization in the Tampa Bay area that you can help or that can help you whether you are looking to help give back by volunteering, donating, adopting, building a house, or mentoring a child.  211Connects lists more than 4,500 local health and human service programs serving Pinellas, Citrus and Hernando Counties in Florida.

With this application you can:
  • Search for Resources by name and have the results ordered by relevancy or distance from your current location.*
  • Save Resources as favorites for viewing later.
  • View the Resource in maps, call the Resource*, and view their website.
  • See general information and primary services offered.
  • Share the Resource using SMS* or Email.
  • Quickly identify from the search results which Resources are handicap accessible and shelters.
*Supported devices include iPhone 3GS & 4, iPod Touch, and iPad

2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. is the first 2-1-1 organization in the United States and Canada to provide the community with a mobile directory application as an alternative to going to a website to access health and human resource information or utilizing a paper directory or guide.

2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. also has pages on the Network for Good, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and You Tube.  On our websites at www.211tampabay.org or www.211connects.org, you can also sign up for our electronic newsletter.  Help our cause by donating, volunteering or requesting a speaker.  Log on today and get connected!!