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Who you gonna call????

Here is a summary of the various 211, 311, 411, etc. assistance phone numbers. Originally published July 11, 2018.



Who you gonna call????



Directory of various community services.

Service of United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties

Alternative number:

(844) 253-1161

Assistance is available for:

  • Food
  • Utilities
  • Shelter
  • Housing
  • Prescriptions
  • Transportation
  • Dental care
  • Medical/Health
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling
  • Legal assistance



City services requests - not available in Perry County.



Old fashion White Pages directory with phone numbers, people, addresses, and more.



Traffic information – not available in Perry County.



Immediate connection to wireless phone provider such as AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, etc.



A real live person answers when you call this number.

Telecommunications Relay Services permit persons with a hearing or speech disability to use the telephone system via a text telephone (TTY) or other device to call persons with or without such disabilities. To make using TRS as simple as possible, you can simply dial 711 to be automatically connected to a TRS operator. It's fast, functional and free.



Know what’s below. Call before you dig. Call 811 at least a few days before you start any digging project. Whether you are planning to do it yourself or hire a professional, smart digging means calling 811 before each job. Even if its as small as planting a bush.


9-1-1 for more general info about 9-1-1.

This year (2018) marks the 50th anniversary of America’s 9-1-1 systems – the lifeline to public safety.

The top 3 medical reasons for calling 9-1-1 in Perry County Ohio are typically chest pains/breathing problems, fall injuries, and drug overdose.



“988” is the three-digit, nationwide phone number to connect directly to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. By calling or texting 988, you’ll connect with mental health professionals with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Veterans can press “1” after dialing 988 to connect directly to the Veterans Crisis Lifeline which serves our nation’s Veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve members, and those who support them. For texts, Veterans should continue to text the Veterans Crisis Lifeline short code: 838255.

For more information, click on the link below:

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline | Federal Communications Commission (

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