Community Engagement

211info is committed to participating in creation of strong, efficient and effective health and social service networks in Oregon and Southwest Washington communities. Partnerships that address the social determinants of health have the power to support individual resilience and community health.

Investors and community partners assist by funding locally based 211info Community Engagement Coordinators who conduct outreach presentations, attend community meetings and work with social service providers to ensure that our database meets local needs.

General outreach and materials requests

Please contact Cara Kangas, Manager of Outreach and Emerging Services, if you have questions related to outreach and materials:, 503-416-2632.  Materials can also be downloaded here.

Local Coordinators

Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania and Wahkiakum counties


Tyler Peterson
CALL 360.450.0519

Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties


Shannon Rose
CALL 541.497.7424

Food/snap advocate


Diana Rojas (hablo español)
CALL 971.266.2903

Maternal and Child Health Coordinators


Hugo Garcia (hablo español)
CALL 971.717.3778

Ava Ellis
CALL 971.266.2906

Foster Parent Program


Don Sheets
CALL 503.360.9719

Child Care


Kerry Wels
CALL 971.266.2907

Thank you so much for your EXCELLENT presentation this week!! Everyone was blown away by your expertise and your detailed knowledge!! You answered so many questions that our staff have been wondering about. I know everyone truly appreciated everything you said, and I think they’ll be using 211 even more in their work now! It was a 100% success!!
— -presentation attendee