Services in North Phoenix: Public & Private

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From large hospitals to libraries, North Phoenix has all the private and public services you’d expect from a metro area (but with much less congestion!). Some of the communities bordering North Phoenix (including one half of Anthem and the more rural areas of New River and Desert Hills) depend on Maricopa County services, including for law enforcement.

Agave Library (Phoenix)

Features two study rooms that accomondate two people each, and two study rooms for up to eight people each. The library is on 36th Avenue north of Pinnacle Peak Road.

Albertsons in Tramonto

Remodeled in 2016, this Albertsons store is a full-service grocer.

APS (Electricity)

​Arizona Public Service Company (APS) is the sole provider of municipal electricity service to the entire North Valley along the I-17 corridor and much of the rest of Metro Phoenix. (Other metro-area customers are served by SRP.)

Century Link (Phone, Cable, Internet)

Competes with Cox Cable in many locations.

City of Phoenix (Trash, Water)

The city provides trash and water service to its residents and businesses. County residents are served by Republic Services for trash pickup.

Cox (Phone, Cable, Internet)

Competes with Century Link in many locations.

Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical

Dial 9-1-1 for any emergency. Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical serves Anthem, New River and Desert Hills, with four stations. City of Phoenix residents (with the exception of those living in Anthem) are served by the Phoenix Fire Department.

Desert Broom Library (Phoenix)

Features a 60-seat multi-purpose room and a study room for small groups of 4 or fewer people (reservations can be made). The library is on the south of Tatum Boulevard on Cave Creek Road.

Epcor (Water)

Provides water and sewer services to Anthem residents and businesses east of I-17 only (plus other communities outside our area). Phoenix city residents are served by the city's water supply.

Fry’s Marketplace on Dove Valley Road

One of Fry's largest supermarkets, at about 120,000 square feet, this location opened in 2017. The grocery, in the Canyon Crossroads plaza, serves many North Phoenix communities from Tramonto to Norterra.

Fry’s Signature in Anthem

A full-service grocer in the Anthem Crossroads Plaza has an in-store Starbucks and a wine bar with craft beers. Also offers ClickList service: Order groceries online and pick up at the ClickList parking space where an associate will deliver your order.

HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center

Full-service hospital with 24-7 emergency center and extensive inpatient and outpatient general surgery, cardiac surgery and care.

HonorHealth Medical Group – Gavilan Peak

Primary care and immediate care for walk-in or by appointment, and physical therapy. This is not an emergency hospital.

HonorHealth Sonoran Health and Emergency Center

Emergency center open 24/7, but not a full-fledged hospital (HonorHealth's Deer Valley facility is a full-fledged hospital). Provides medical imaging (CT scans, MRIs, mammograms).

Maricopa County Sheriff Department (MCSO)

Dial 9-1-1 for any emergency. To report non-emergency crimes or suspicious activities in unincorporated areas of Maricopa County, dial 602-876-1011. MCSO serves unincorporated (non-city) areas of Maricopa County, including New River, Desert Hills and the east side of Anthem. City of Phoenix residents are served by the Phoenix Police Department.

MCSO North Valley Posse

The posse is a volunteer organization of citizens serving under the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department. They assist with patrolling neighborhoods and businesses and providing backup for MCSO deputies, among other duties. Law enforcement questions should be directed to MCSO.

North Valley Regional Library (Maricopa County)

The library, sharing space with Boulder Creek High School, serves the communities of New River, Anthem and Desert Hills. It has several computers with Internet access. Teen and youth areas with collections dedicated specifically to them. Programs and events for adults, teens and children are offered regularly. A study room can be reserved up to two weeks in advance.

Phoenix Fire Department

Dial 9-1-1 for any emergency. The Phoenix Fire Department serves all City of Phoenix residents in the North Valley except those in Anthem (which is covered by the Daisy Mountain Fire Department).

Phoenix Police Department

Dial 9-1-1 for any emergency. To report non-emergency crimes or suspicious activities within the city, call 602-262-6151. Phoenix police serve the city. Unincorporated areas of the county (outside city limits) are served by the Maricopa County Sheriff Department.

Republic Services (Trash – Maricopa County)

Provides regular trash service and periodic bulk pickup (free) for non-Phoenix residents in the North Valley along the I-17 corridor, including New River, Desert Hills and the east side of Anthem.

Safeway in Anthem

The Anthem location, re-opened in late 2016, is a full-service grocer.

Southwest Gas Corp.

The primary municipal provider of natural gas throughout the North Valley of Phoenix, including Anthem.

Walmart in Anthem

Inside the store, located on the west side of town, is a full-service grocery.

Walmart in Happy Valley Towne Center

Inside the store is a full-service grocery.