Moving in Surrey, BC

Moving to Surrey?

Moving to SurreyAt LaPorte Moving & Storage, we believe that we have a responsibility to help our customers get settled in to their new homes. In our minds, the job doesn’t end when we finish unloading your belongings.

In addition to our moving services, we offer information about many of the regions we serve to help newly moved families get acquainted with their new locale.

 

If you’re planning to move to Surrey or you’ve just arrived, we hope the following information will help you get established.

 

Schools

The Surrey School District website provides a list of schools in Surrey with registration information, meal plan program information, and more.

Medical Services

There are numerous clinics in Surrey (click for a map of clinics in Surrey), and the hospital in Surrey is Surrey Memorial Hospital:

Surrey Memorial Hospital
13750 96 Avenue
Surrey, B.C. V3V 1Z2
 
Phone: 604.581.2211
Fax: 604.588.3320

To find more health services in Surrey, you can use the search function on the Fraser Health website.

 

Utility Service Providers (Gas/Electric/Cable/Phone)

Fortis BC – Electricity General Inquiries

Toll free:  1-866-436-7847
International:  1-250-368-0690
Fax:  866-540-6732

Fortis BC – Natural Gas Customer Service

Toll free: 1-888-224-2710
International: 1-250-979-4900
Fax: 1-888-224-2720

Fortis BC Website: http://www.fortisbc.com

 

BC Hydro – Electricity Customer Services

Greater Vancouver: 604-224-9376
Other Areas: 1-800-224-9376

BC Hydro Website: https://www.bchydro.com/

 

Shaw Home Phone -Sales & Customer Care

Local: 604-629-8888
Toll Free: 1-866-684-7487

Shaw Internet – Sales & Customer Care

Local: 604-629-8888
Technical Support: 604-629-3000

Shaw Television – Sales & Customer Care

Local: 604-629-8888
Mandarin/Cantonese: 604-629-8882

 

Telus Mobility – Phone

Canada toll-free: 1-866-558-2273
Vancouver: 604-291-2355

Telus Home Phone & Internet

Within Alberta and BC: 604-310-2255

Telus TV and Satellite TV

Within Alberta & BC: 604-310-6988

 

Local Newspapers

The Province Website: http://www.theprovince.com/index.html

The Province Home Delivery, Subscription and Retail Single Copy Inquiries

Customer care centre & 24-Hour automated service: 604-605-7381

Fax: 604-605-2914

Outside Lower Mainland: 1-800-663-2662

Email: subscribe@theprovince.com

 

The Surrey Now Website http://www.thenownewspaper.com/index.html

The Surrey Now -  General Inquiries

Local: 604-572-0064

The Surrey Now – Distribution

Local: 604-534-6493

Delivery Issues: delivery@thenownewspaper.com

 

Other Resources

TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre

http://www.tenants.bc.ca/main/

 

The City of Surrey Website

http://www.surrey.ca/

 

Meet-up Groups for New Residents in Surrey

http://meeting-new-people.meetup.com/cities/ca/bc/surrey/

 

The Welcome Wagon

http://www.welcomewagon.ca/

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