RTM News

May 9, 2009
Iowa Compass,
2-1-1 Oklahoma join the ReferNET System

Iowa Compass is a program of the Center for Disabilities and Development, The University of Iowa’s Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. They provide information and referrals about disability-related programs and services

2-1-1 Oklahoma is a free and confidential call that connects over 1.3 million people in Central Oklahoma to information when they need it most. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day. Every day, thousands of Oklahoma families search for emergency assistance, food or shelter. Many times people have trouble accessing the services they need because they don’t know who or where to call. People who want to give back to the community through volunteerism, donations or civic involvement now have resources to link them with opportunities. During community emergencies, Oklahomans have one number to call to receive accurate information about open shelters, where to apply for benefits or how to give help.