Information & Referral Resources

Description: Any of a variety of services that provide live or recorded information about a particular topic or service that interested individuals can access by telephone. Includes organizations that provide this type of topical information online. (Adapted AIRS TJ-3200)

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Nationwide

Organization Name: Nurse First
Address:
Phone: 800-330-7847
Toll Free Phone: 800-330-7847
Eligibility: Montana Medicaid or Healthy Montana Kids Member
Services Provided: Before you travel to your Primary Care Provider or the emergency room, call Nurse First to help you decide the best option or if you can treat the problem at home. Nurses at Nurse First may be able to help you save time and money by guiding you to the right care at the right place and at the right time.

The advice line is a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year toll-free and confidential nurse triage line staffed by licensed-registered nurses.

Nurses can help you with problems like:
•Fever, earache, headache, flu, cold, cough, sore throat, vomiting, upset stomach, skin rash, back pain, a crying baby
•If you have just found out you have diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol or any other health issue, the Nurse First Advice Line may be able to give you some information and help answer questions you have.
•Nurse First will help you with any health question/concern, such as:

You should NOT call Nurse First when:
•You have a life threatening health concern
•It’s time for your child’s next Well Child checkup or immunization
•You saw your PCP for a specific health problem and a follow-up appointment is needed
•You saw your PCP for a specific health problem and he referred you to a specialist
•You, or your child, need regular services such as transfusion or dialysis
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 3/14/2018

Nationwide

11240 Waples Mill Road Ste 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Address: 11240 Waples Mill Road Ste 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Email: 211@uww.unitedway.org
Eligibility: No restrictions
Services Provided: An information and referral national 2-1-1 center with access to contact information of 2-1-1 call centers nationwide.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/21/2019
Phone: 888-607-2000
Address:
Phone: 888-607-2000
Toll Free Phone: 888-607-2000
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 11/16/2018
Address: PO Box 524
Crown Point, IN 46308
Phone: 219-789-9874
Toll Free Phone: 800-328-8476
Email: info@aspergersyndrome.org
Eligibility: Open to all.
Services Provided: An online resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/18/2019
1703 North Beauregard Street Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone: 202-467-5081
Organization Name: American Council of the Blind
Address: 1703 North Beauregard Street Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone: 202-467-5081
Fax: 703-465-5085
Email: info@acb.org
Eligibility: Those who are blind or visually impaired, their families, friends, doctors, caregivers, and anyone who works with blind or visually impaired people
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Non-medical information on blindness, and referrals to various sources of help, state services for the blind, and state libraries for the blind.

Provides college scholarships for blind students.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/6/2019