• http://www.211la.org/ -- The group behind the 2-1-1 number for LA County... which is the largest service like this in the country. (They claim to help more than 500,000 people a year.) The group is a private nonprofit, formerly known as INFO LINE. Below is a video we found that gives an oral history of the project. Their services include "...professional community resource advisors [who] help callers with critical issues such as health care and substance abuse, domestic violence, shelter, food, legal and financial assistance... community resource database contains information on over 49,000 programs and services"