Moving to a new city is stressful.  Now that you have chosen Phoenix as your new city, here are a few helpful resources in Phoenix to help you settle in.


Newcomers are considered residents of Arizona if they own or rent a residence for six months or more; accept a job (other than seasonal employment); register children in public schools; obtain a state driver’s license; or maintain a business that is taxed by the state.


Emergency Services

For fire police and ambulance emergency dial 911 for all communities listed in this Guide.  Other important numbers to have on hand are:

Poison Control:                      Phoenix 602-253-3334

Police Department:               Phoenix 602-262-6151

Suicide Prevention Center:   Phoenix 480-784-1500

Arizona Highway Patrol:        602-223-2000