Kerplunk. Forget that quarter dropped in a pay phone.
Erie County's 211 service cost about $41 per phone call during its 2006-07 year.
The confidential phone service provides information and referral for food, clothing, shelter, counseling, health care and a variety of other social and human service needs. It's a free service to callers.
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