Älvdalen municipality has preschools, family day nurseries and open preschools with well-planned play areas in beautifully arranged environments.
Comprehensive and upper secondary schools
Älvdalen municipality has comprehensive schools for years F-9 and an upper secondary school at Älvdalen's training centre. We also operate upper secondary schools with Mora municipality with the upper secondary school St Mikaels School.
Älvdalen municipality offers sfi, social orientation for new arrivals to Sweden and komvux. Älvdalen’s training centre has vocational training and contract teaching.
Health and medical care
Welfare centres in Idre, Särna and Älvdalen provide healthcare for the whole family. Facilities here include a doctor's surgery, childcare centre, maternity welfare centre, youth guidance centre and refugee health centre. There are national health service dentists in Idre, Särna and Älvdalen.
A telephone interpreting service is provided via the municipality’s integration unit.
Dalatrafik is responsible for the general public transport system within our area.
Work and entrepreneurship
In Älvdalen municipality there are good opportunities for work. Many people working in municipal services and in companies are of retirement age, which means that there will be more and more services within the community to search for. There are major employers within tourism, the manufacturing industry, the timber industry, the service sector and the construction sector. The largest employers are, aside from Älvdalen municipality itself, Idre Fjäll, Pressmaster, Rindi, Byggmäster, Blybergssågen, Caverion, Hotell Älvdalen, Älvdalens besparingsskog, Älvdalsbygg and Älvdalen training centre.
As far as companies are concerned, there is a trade and industry office which provides free advice to those who want to start up a business, run a company or who have been entrepreneurs for a long time. Älvdalen municipality belongs to support area A, which means that the county council can provide commercial support to companies under certain conditions, Read more at the county council.