Public Communications

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The Office of Public Communications (OPC) provides County service information to residents, businesses, visitors and media through:

  • County programs and news outlets
  • Media relations and public information during activations of the Emergency Operations Center
  • Managing the County web and social media sites
  • Media services to cablecast and webcast government meeting and video programming

We have three specialty areas that include Public Information, Call Center and Print Shop.

Call Cen​ter - 311

The Call Center is a multi-lingual, one-stop shop for information on Broward County government services. Customer service representatives assist callers with information on any County service to ensure easy access to County government. The Call Center is open Monday - Friday from 8:30AM to 5PM and during emergency conditions is open 24/7. Contact the Call Center at 954-831-4000, by dialing 311 on your smartphone, or visit the website for further information.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please call 954-563-4357 to initiate assessment for homeless services. The Homeless Helpline is available Monday - Friday from 8AM to 6PM, and 8AM to 12 noon Saturday and Sunday.

Print​ Shop

The Print Shop provides high-quality printing services to meet the needs of County agencies as well as external customers in a timely and cost-effective manner. More information on Print Shop services is available online or call 954-357-7120.