The largest manager of rented flats in Aneby is the foundation
Aneby Bostäder. There are also
several private landlords who rent out flats.
Language groups in the locality
Many languages are represented in Aneby. Examples of these are Arabic, Tigrinya, Dari/Persian, Bosnian, Russian and German.
Associations and organisations
Aneby has a
Church of Sweden and a number of free churches. There are a wide range of associations, around 80 active associations around the municipality. There is great interest and commitment to integration in Aneby, and the municipality works closely together with the associations in Aneby to find natural meeting places for all.
What is available in the immediate area
In Aneby, you are within walking distance of almost everything. The town centres on Fredstorget square. Here there are food shops, pharmacy, bank, restaurants and shops. Aneby also has several second-hand shops that sell used clothes, shoes and furniture, among other things.
The municipality offices are also next to Fredstorget. The various administrations of Aneby municipality, such as care and school, work here. You should also
contact the municipality if you have any questions about the reception of new arrivals. The employment service has an office in Aneby that is open two days per week. The nearest offices for the tax authority and social insurance are in Nässjö and Tranås.
Aneby library is a couple of hundred metres from the municipality offices. Here you can borrow books, newspapers and films in various languages. You can also use the library’s computers. The library in Aneby has “extended opening hours”. This means that you can visit the library even at times when it is not manned.
The library with extended opening hours is available all days 07.00-22.00. To access it, you will need a library card, a PIN code and to have registered with the library as a user during extended opening hours. The library personnel can help you with this.
If you attend school or work, your child is entitled to a place at nursery school. In order for your child to attend nursery school, you must
apply for a nursery school place, and you do this by completing the form “Ansökan om placering av barn i förskola eller fritidshem”.
Comprehensive and upper secondary schools
In Aneby, children can grow up in a secure environment with good schools. We have
nursery schools, after-school clubs, comprehensive schools and special schools. The goal is always the same: learning should be fun! The comprehensive schools in Aneby consist of five school units. In Aneby town, there is Furulidskolan, Parkskolan and Svartåskolan. In the countryside, there are schools in Vireda and Sunhult.
Aneby does not have an upper secondary school. For this reason, most of the young people in Aneby municipality attend upper secondary school in other municipalities. It is primarily the neighbouring municipalities of Eksjö, Tranås, Nässjö and Jönköping where they attend upper secondary school.
There are several opportunities for
adult education in the municipality. In Aneby you can read
Swedish for Immigrants (SfI). The teaching is in a group, 15 hours per week Monday–Wednesday or Wednesday–Friday. In order to take part in the studies, you must be registered in the municipality and lack basic knowledge of Swedish (final diploma from Course D).
SfI studies can be full-time or part-time, and can sometimes also be supplemented with other courses. SfI is adapted to your needs and your individual goals. After completion of the course, the marks E–A are awarded. Our teachers have a first language other than Swedish (Russian, Arabic and Persian), which facilitates study help in your first language.
If you want to study subjects other than Swedish, you can do so in one of the neighbouring municipalities, such as Eksjö, Tranås and Jönköping.
Social orientation in Arabic is offered in Aneby, and we collaborate with other municipalities for other languages.
Via the further education institution
Högskolan Höglandet (HH), you can study at further education level in Aneby. HH is a cooperation body within municipality association of the Höglandet region, backed by the municipalities Aneby, Eksjö, Nässjö, Sävsjö and Vetlanda. Via Komvux in Aneby, you can book a study place with computers and broadband or a group work room. In some cases, you can also sit exams for the course in Aneby. The nearest colleges/universities are in
Linköping. If you live in Aneby, you can get your travel to your college/university paid for.
Health and medical care
Aneby municipality has one
public dental care and also private dentists. The nearest accident and emergency department is at
Höglandssjukhuset in Eksjö and at
Ryhov hospital in Jönköping. Aneby also has
a family centre, where there is an open nursery school and women’s clinic and child healthcare clinic.
There are opportunities to get help from an interpreter for contacts with public authorities.
Aneby has very good options for commuting. By train via Östgötapendeln, there are direct connections to Nässjö–Jönkping and Tranås–Linköping–Norrköping, with frequent departures. The commuting time to Jönköping is less than one hour by either train or bus. Linköping can also be reached by train in less than one hour. Timetables and price information, etc. can be found on
Work and entrepreneurship
There is a
great variety of companies in the municipality, and the emphasis is on manufacturing industry. One in three Aneby inhabitants work within manufacturing industry.