Quick Answer: What Can You Call 311 For?

311 is a non-emergency phone number that people can call in many cities to find information about services, make complaints, or report problems like graffiti or road damage.

Even in cities where a different phone number is used, 311 is the generally recognized moniker for non-emergency phone systems.

Can you call 311 from a cell phone?

311 is a toll-free number that allows people in the District to Columbia to request assistance with city services and information. Because it is easy to use and easy to remember, 311 can help improve service delivery to residents, workers and visitors in our nation’s capital.

Can I make a 311 complaint online?

After you file a complaint by calling 311 or using 311ONLINE, you will be given a Service Request number. You can check the status of these complaints using the Service Request number through 311 ONLINE.

Can I call 311 to ask a question?

Text 311-692 to reach a live agent and ask a question or file a complaint.

What number do you call for non emergencies?

The number is 208-7211. If you wish to report some suspicious activity, or need an officer to respond to your location and it is not an emergency, you should call this number instead of 911.

What happens if you call 311?

311 is a non-emergency phone number that people can call in many cities to find information about services, make complaints, or report problems like graffiti or road damage. Even in cities where a different phone number is used, 311 is the generally recognized moniker for non-emergency phone systems.

What happens when you dial 711?

Typically, a person with hearing and speech disabilities will dial 711 to contact a TRS communications assistant, who will facilitate the call with the other party. The caller will use a text input device to give the assistant the number he or she wants to call.

What is the purpose of calling 311?

Non-emergency 311 call systems, used increasingly in U.S. cities, offer a number of advantages. They give citizens a quick, convenient way to kvetch about problems in their neighborhoods, and get a response. They enable city governments to identify patterns and address issues proactively.

Can FIR be done online?

The procedure for filing an FIR is mentioned under Section 154 of Criminal Procedure Code, 1973. Usually one needs to visit the police station to file a complaint or an FIR. In non-cognisable offences, like assault, cheating, stalking etc., only a complaint can be filed online.

Is 311 NYC Anonymous?

Our motto at 311 is “Customer service is public service in action,” and we sincerely believe it.