Bengtsfors has a municipal housing company,
Bengtsforshus. It has information about vacant flats and the option to apply for a flat. There are also a number of private landlords, and more information is available
on the municipality’s website.
Language groups in the locality
Nordic languages (Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Islandish) European languages (Romani, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Serbo-Croat, Albanian, Russian, Flemish, Dutch, Belgian, Polish, Romanian, Bulgarian, English, Turkish). Other language groups represented in the municipality are: Arabic, Somali, Tigrinya, Uzbec, Kirigizian, Kurdish, Persian, Urdu, Farsi, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Thai, Krio (Creole from Sierra Leone).
Associations and organisations
There are many associations in Bengtsfors municipality. Among them is the association Kalas utan gränser, which is a cultural association with multi-cultural activities. In our
association register you can find information about the associations in Bengtsfors municipality.
What is available in the immediate area
Billingsfors has Mötesplatsen, where people from many different cultures and language groups have opportunities for activities, can borrow computers and meet the Swedish Migration Board. There is also employment service and library (Bengtsfors, Dals Långed, Bäckefors). The second-hand shop Returen sells used furniture and more at Karls Gärde outside Dals Långed.
There are nursery schools in all population centres within the municipality. Bengtsfors also has a family centre, where parents are welcome together with their children.
Comprehensive and upper secondary schools
Comprehensive schools for years 1–5 are located in Bengtsfors, Dals Långed and Bäckefors. Bengtsfors also has a comprehensive school for years 6–9 and
upper secondary school with a broad range of courses. Bengtsfors also has a comprehensive special school for children with various disabilities.
opportunities for adult education. Adult education offers a broad range of courses, both our own and in collaboration with universities and other actors. Here you can also study
Swedish for Immigrants, Sfi. Dals Långed also has a craft and design college – HDK Steneby.
Health and medical care
Bengtsfors has a medical centre with ante-natal clinic and child healthcare clinic. It also has a number of dentists. Bäckefors has a hospital with an emergency centre.
The municipality uses authorised interpreter from the interpreter centres in Karlstad and Region West.
Getting to and from Bengtsfors is easiest by bus, it is
Västtrafik that operates buses in the area. If you want to travel by train, you first have to get to one of our neighbouring municipalities, Dals-Ed or Åmål.
Work and entrepreneurship
Bengtsfors has the business company Bengtsfors Utvecklings AB, which can help you set up a company.