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Directions: Using the telephone numbers below, please answer the following questions.

A. 262-8743 B. 1-315-237-4253 C. 1-623-3980

 

1. Which telephone number would be a local call? __________________

2. Which telephone number would be a long-distance call outside your area code?

_________________________

3. How would you find out if a number was long-distance from where you are calling?

 

4. How would you find the area code of a long-distance phone number?

 

 

5. How would you answer the phone at the following locations?

at your home ______________________________

at work __________________________________

at a friend’s home _______________________________

6. How do you end a phone conversation? ____________________________

7. What would you do if you received an obscene phone call? _____________

_______________________________________________

 

8. How would you ask a friend out over the phone? ______________________

________________________________________________

9. How much does it cost to make a call from a pay phone? ______________

 

 

FINDING INFORMATION IN YOUR TOWN

Directions: Answer each question below using the telephone book list of city services on the left. Write the telephone number for the correct place to call in each situation.

JACKSON, CITY OF

Questions
  • Mayor’s office.................................982-4103
  • Commissioner’s..............................982-7767
  • Aging Services Department..............981-4809
  • Airport Manager..............................981-7702
  • Ambulance: Emergency Only...........911
  • Ambulance: Other Calls....................983-0450
  • Animal Shelter.................................982-7721
  • Arts Center:Ballet.............................981-0458
  • Arts: Symphony...............................981-0460
  • Arts: Museum of Art..........................981-0465
  • Arts: Opera......................................981-0482
  • Building Permit Dept.........................983-4522
  • Day Care Services Div......................982-9880
  • Emergency Operations Ctr................981-4570
  • Fire Dept: Emergency Calls...............911
  • Fire: Public Information......................982-0590
  • Training Center.................................981-0590
  • Station No. 1....................................983-6679
  • StationNo. 2.....................................982-5021
  • Station No. 3.............. .....................987-5509
  • Libraries: Main Street........................983-4520
  • Oak Drive..........................................982-7029
  • North Hills.........................................981-4583
  • Parks & Recreation Dept....................983-7029
  • Planetarium.......................................982-4507
  • Police Dept:Emergency Calls...............911
  • Police Dept: Other..............................982-4590
  • Schools: See Public Schools in Yellow Pages
  • Street Maintenance.............................981-4786
  • Tax Collector.......................................982-7021
  • Transit System (City Bus)...................983-0555
  • Water Dept........................................982-095

1. Your house is on fire __________

2. Some stray dogs are running loose in your neighborhood_____

3. You wonder how late the library in North Hills is open __________

4. You need to know when the parks department starts it’s gymnastics lessons_________________

Arts Center

5. You need a permit to build a new garage on your home_________

6. You want to ask a police officer to visit your school to speak about drunk driving ___________

7. There’s been an accident and you need an ambulance fast___

8. You need to know how much tickets to the ballet cost ______________

9. You need information about the city bus ______________

10. The water in your home is shut off _________________

11. You want to speak to a friend who is a fire fighter at station #3 _________________

12. There is a large pothole in the street in front of your home ________________

13. you want to speak to the mayor _______________

 

FINDING INFORMATION IN YOUR COUNTY

Directions: Answer each question below using the telephone book list of county services below. Write the telephone number for the correct place to call in each situation.

Government Offices, County

HARRISON, COUNTY OF

 

Building Permit Dept...........................362-0729

Circuit Clerk’s Office

Legal Dept................................363-0930

Marriage License.......................363-0931

Voter Registration......................363-0932

Detention Center........................361-0093

District Attorney’s Office....................363-9027

Emergency Operations Center............364-0450

Cooperative Extension Service

4-H Agent.................................362-0001

Home Economist.......................362-0002

Garbage Collection............................363-7767

Health Department............................367-0789

School Attendance Officer..................363-9930

Sheriff’s Office

To Report Emergency Only............................................361-4420

General Information.......................365-0935

Tax Collector

General Information...............................364-2240

Auto Tag Information..............................364-2250

Welfare Department

Assistance Payments....................363-5544

Child Support.................................363-5554

Aid to Dependent Children.............. 363-5564

Food Stamps.................................363-5570

AHCCCS.......................................363-5582

Social Services..............................363-5590

Zoning Department.................................363-8765

1. You’re doing some home canning. You’re not sure how long to process the food for safety ______________________

2. You need to get license plates for the used car you just bought ________________

3. You’d like to register to vote _________________________

4. You wonder if your family qualifies for food stamps _______________________

5. You want to get married next month. You need to know how to get a marriage license ________________________________

6. You have a question about your AHCCCS payments ________________

7. Your friend needs a building permit to build a storage shed on her property ______

8. You are a single parent with two small children. You’d like to know if you qualify for Aid to Dependent Children ___________________

9. your garbage is not being collected every week ______________________

10. you are receiving assistance payments, but you didn’t get a check last week _____

1986 J. Weston Walch, Publisher Steps to Independent Living


WHAT DO I DO NOW?

Directions: Read each situation below. Then try to figure out where in your area you could get help if you were in that situation. You may use the telephone book to help you.

you will not know all the answers. The idea is to think the situation through and decide what you might do. There are several possible correct answers for each situation.

 

SITUATION WHERE TO GET INFORMATION

1. You’ve forgotten how much

it costs to mail a postcard.

____________________________________________________________________

2. You’re looking for a store that

sells red floor mats for your car.

____________________________________________________________________

3. You want to see a movie, but

you can’t remember where it’s playing

or when.

____________________________________________________________________

4. You want to find a restaurant with

great seafood.

____________________________________________________________________

5. You need legal help, but you can’t

afford to hire a lawyer.

____________________________________________________________________

6. You’re looking for a low-cost, but

nice apartment.

_______________________________________________________________

7. You think you have VD, and you’ve

heard you can get free treatment some-

where.

_______________________________________________________________

8. You want to buy a clock radio, and

you wonder where to get it at the lowest

price.

_______________________________________________________________

9. You’ve bought a car that’s a lemon.

You need to know what you can do about it.

1986 J. Weston Walch, Publisher Steps to Independent Living