There are flats for rent in Ed, the main population centre of the municipality. For refugees covered by the establishment legislation, the refugee coordinator will book a flat from
Edshus AB, which is a municipal company. The
housing company Pineskär also rents out flats.
Language groups in the locality
There are many language groups in Ed, and the largest are: Arabic, Dari, Somali, German and Norwegian.
Associations and organisations
There are many active associations in Ed. There are several churches in the municipality. You can find more information about the associations in Ed onthe municipality's website.
What is available in the immediate area
In central Ed you can find the municipal offices, pharmacy, food shops, such as Willys and Coop/Konsum, shoe and clothes shops, café, an electricity shop and banks. In the industrial area Jordbron there is Karlssons, the furniture shop EM-möbler, a second-hand shop, Commershuset and building companies, etc.
There are nursery schools, open nursery school and after-school clubs in Ed. You can read more
on the municipality's website.
Comprehensive and upper secondary schools
Snörrumsskolan for years 1-3 and
Hagaskolan for years 4-9. There is also
Kulturskolan i Ed, the purpose of which is to give children and young persons the best in terms of cultural experiences. All children should have the opportunity to learn to play an instrument, sing or dance.
The upper secondary school
Utsikten gymnasium offers the Hotel and Tourism programme and the Social Science programme. There is also a
special upper secondary school.
Utvecklingscentrum you will find
Swedish for Immigrants teaching run by the municipality. There are also integration packages where you get more information about what Dals-Ed municipality offers within working life, society and also mathematics in simple Swedish.
In collaboration with other Fyrbodal municipalities, we offer social orientation in first languages. You can also study via
adult education. Contacts are administered by the occupational guidance service at Utvecklingscentrum.
Health and medical care
Edsgärdet medical centre has doctors, district nurses, child healthcare clinic (BVC) and ante-natal clinic (MVC). In the same building there is also a public dental clinic.
The municipality arranges interpreter services as necessary.
Västtrafik operates many bus routes. Trains between Oslo and Göteborg stop daily at the railway station.
Work and entrepreneurship
Dals-Ed municipality is the largest employer in the municipality (schools, healthcare, personal care). There are many small companies within retail, industry, forestry, company services and cultural businesses.