When you need to find the services in your community to help you through difficult times, dial 2-1-1. Or at least that is how some of our county residents access the 2-1-1 Social Services directory. Others visit the web, opting to search through 211kingscounty.org and access all the information that way.
However, in our day the phone call is slowly becoming an afterthought when it comes to hunting down information. The trends are pointing to the smartphone, with the ability to download apps for so many services and businesses, as well as the ability to browse search engines. Our Director of Marketing & Technology, Fedieson Landicho, noticed this and has actually been developing a mobile application for 2-1-1 users in Kings & Tulare counties.
The Hanford Sentinel wrote all about it and made it the front page story for today. If you are interested in reading the story in a digital format, click here.