Short dial codes ending in 1-1 are convenient ways to quickly call for assistance and services nationwide. Remember these numbers and their use.
- 2-1-1 is a free confidential service that connects callers to information and services in times of need. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during disasters. Louisiana 211 works to link people and resources for a better Louisiana through collaboration and partnership between nonprofit organizations providing 211 services, funding United Ways and the State of Louisiana Public Service Commission.
- 3-1-1: City-Parish 311 Call Center for citizen’s service requests by dialing 311 or through the Red Stick 311 mobile application. It’s Baton Rouge’s source of local government information and non-emergency services.
- 4-1-1 Louisiana business directory assistance. Call to find contact information for local or state businesses.
- 7-1-1: Louisiana Relay Service (711, or 800 846-5277 for TTY/TDD users or800 947-5277 for voice users) is a 24-hour service that provides telephone communication between people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or speech-disabled, and people who use standard phones. Dial 711 to be automatically connected to an LRS operator. It’s fast, functional and free. Dialing 711, both voice and TRS users can initiate a call from any telephone, anywhere in the United States.
- 8-1-1: LA One Call is a free service to help you dig safely. We alert our members so that they can mark nearby underground facilities before you start. Dial 811 Before You Dig. Wait for the Site to be Marked laonecall.com
- 9-1-1: Emergency.“911” is the universal emergency number that reaches police dispatch services.