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Vermont 211 as part of an N-1-1 System

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has designated certain telephone numbers as N11 codes. An N11 code ("N-one-one" code) or N11 number is a three-digit abbreviated dialing telephone number within the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), which allows access to specific services.

Usage is listed in the NANP as follows

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2-1-1 Community services and information

3-1-1 Municipal government non-emergency services (3-1-1 is NOT used in Vermont)

4-1-1 Directory assistance (not officially assigned by the FCC)

5-1-1 Traffic/Road information (Available only online in Vermont:

6-1-1 Telephone company customer service and repair (not officially assigned by the FCC)

7-1-1 TDD and Relay services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

8-1-1 Underground public utility location (“Dig Safe”)

9-1-1 Emergency services (police, fire, ambulance)

9-8-8 Suicide Prevention and Crisis Lifeline