Knowing the right number to call to find the right services in your community will help to reduce the wrong kind of calls to 911.
That number is 211.
Residents can call 211 for information on community, social and health services.
Director of Marketing, Destiny Bedwell, says the lines are answered 24/ 7.
You can get information on housing, employment services, food banks, health and finance.
The OPP are working with the non profit group to raise awareness in hopes of cutting down on non emergency calls going to 911 and taking up valuable time.