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Santa Barbara County Supervisors Decide To Keep Struggling 211 Social Services Hotline

Posted on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 8:59am

There’s a simple number you can call to find anything from local help for substance abuse, to where the closest food pantry is for those in need.

That number is 211.

Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties have had 211 social services referral hotlines for close to a decade.

But, KCLU’S Lance Orozco reports an ongoing financial crisis with Santa Barbara County’s 211 service put its future in doubt this week.

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