Moving To Perth?
Moving To Perth.

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Perth Contacts

  • Emergency . . . 911
  • Post Office . . . 267 - 1608
  • Consumers Gas . . . 1 - 800 - 267 -3616
  • CAA . . . 1 - 800 - 222 - 4357
  • Electric . . . 1 - 800 - 434 - 1235
  • Water . . . 267 - 1072
  • Town Hall . . . 267 - 3311
  • Bylaw Officer . . . 267 - 6037
  • Telephone (bell) . . . 310 - 2355
  • Telephone (Sprint) . . . 1 - 800 - 593 - 6678
  • Internet Service (Bell) . . . 1 - 866 - 878 - 5998
  • Cable TV (Cogeco) . . . 1 - 800 - 267 - 9000
  • Trash Collection . . . 267 - 3311
  • Garbage Disposal Site . . . 267 - 4810
  • Hospital . . . 267 - 1500
  • Alternative Healthcare . . . 264 - 2862
  • O.H.I.P. . . . 613 - 546 - 3811
  • Motor Vehicle Department (plates/license) . . . 267 - 2129
  • All schools Info . . . 1 - 800 - 387 - 5514
  • Land Registration . . . 613 - 256 - 1496
  • Property Assessment Review Board . . . 1 - 800 - 263 - 3237
  • Revenue Canada . . . 1 - 800 - 959 - 8281
  • Scott Reid MP . . . 1 - 866 - 277 - 1577
  • Norman Sterling MPP . . . 1 - 800 - 267 - 1020
  • Human Resource Center . . . 267 - 1921
  • Social Services . . . 267 - 4200
  • Food Bank . . . 267 - 6428
  • Legal Aid Ontario . . . 267 - 3123
  • Tenant Protection Act . . . 1 - 888 - 332 - 3234
  • Child Tax Benefit . . . 1 - 800 - 387 - 1193
Moving Considerations

Pick up a Change-of-Address Kit from the Post Office and fill out for:
  • Friends and family
  • Banks
  • Insurance companies
  • Credit card companies
  • Magazines and newspapers - cancel local newspaper delivery
  • Memberships
  • Motor club membership
  • Doctors, Optometrist, dentists and other providers - transfer drug prescriptions
  • Lawyer/Accountant/Stockbroker
  • Past employer - for tax slips
  • Government agencies for taxes and direct deposits
Keep the following handy:

  • First aid kit
  • Prescription medicine
  • Snacks, sandwiches, bottled water
  • Coffee/electric coffeepot
  • Baby food, diapers, favorite toys
  • Pet food, treats, medication
  • Telephone Book from old location
  • Plastic plates, cups, utensils, can openers, paper towels, napkins, garbage bags
  • Toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, toilet paper, contact lens case, solution, towels, hygiene products
  • Flashlights, candles, matches, screwdrivers, tape measure, gloves, pliers, scissors, light bulbs, knife
  • Enough clothing for a few days, sleeping bags, blankets
Transfer:

  • Checking and Savings accounts, Safe Deposit Box
  • Medical records
  • Dental records
  • School records
  • Insurance coverage (life, health, fire, auto, and homeowners)
  • Prescriptions
Important records and documents you should keep with you:

  • Identification cards and drivers licenses, Vehicle titles
  • Medical records and health insurance cards
  • Check book and bank cards
  • Insurance policies
  • Birth Certificates and Passports, Military records
  • School records for children
  • Records for your pets
  • Stock, bonds and other related items
  • Mortgage records, Marriage license, Tax records
  • any record or document that you think is important
Items Movers usually won't move:

  • Flammable items
  • Combustible items
  • Aerosol cans
  • Hazardous materials
  • Gasoline/Propane/Oils
  • Paints/Varnishes/Paint Thinners
  • Cleaning Chemicals
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Plants
  • Valuables
  • Insecticides
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