Broward's Emergency Hotline to Resume Normal Operating Schedule
DATE: September 13, 2017CONTACT: Margaret Stapleton 954-831-3890RUMOR CONTROL: 311 or 954-831-4000EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.orgWEB: Broward.org/HurricaneEMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER201 NW 84th AvenuePlantation, 33324
HURRICANE IRMA ADVISORY #33
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - The Broward County Emergency Hotline, 311, will resume normal hours of operation beginning at 5PM Wednesday. 311 will accept calls through 5PM today, and reopen from 8:30AM to 5PM on Thursday. The Emergency Hotline has assisted more than 40,000 callers since activation on Tuesday, September 5th.Broward County Call Center provides a single point of contact for the services and programs offered by the more than 60 agencies comprising Broward County government. For emergencies, call 911.The Call Center handles calls in any language and has English, Spanish and Creole speaking specialists on staff. The Call Center is open Monday-Friday, 8:30AM to 5PM. Under emergency conditions the Call Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Call Center also takes calls and provides assistance with the homeless. If you are experiencing homelessness, please call (954) 563-4357 to initiate assessment services. The Homeless Helpline is available Monday-Friday, 8AM to 6PM, Saturday and Sunday, 8AM to 12 noon.