There are all kinds of housing in the municipality. The municipal housing company is called
Grums Hyresbostäder AB. You can read more
about moving to Grums on our website.
Language groups in the locality
Finnish, Thai, Arabic, Persian, Spanish, Somali and Romani.
What is available in the immediate area
There is a citizens’ office, library, food shops, employment service, pharmacy, medical centres and dental care. There are also churches, banks, sports pitches, indoor swimming pool/sports hall, recycling centre, slalom slope, ice rink and much more. In the neighbouring municipality of Karlstad, there is an IKEA and Myrorna’s second-hand shop Gengåvan.
nursery schools and after-school clubs in different parts of the municipality. Växtriket in Grums has parents’ groups, open nursery school, a baby café and other activities.
Comprehensive and upper secondary schools
There are municipal comprehensive schools in Grums (pre-school–year 3) (years 4–9), Slottsbron (pre-school–year 3) and Skruvstad (pre-school–year 3). There are independent schools in Borgvik (pre-school–year 6) and Värmskog (pre-school–year 6).
Upper secondary schools are available in Karlstad municipality.
In or close to Grums there is
Swedish for Immigrants,
adult comprensive education and special comprehensive education for adults,
occupational further education and
Karlstad university available.
Health and medical care
There is Grums medical centre (run by Värmland county council) offering an ante-natal clinic and child healthcare clinic. There is also Grums’ new medical centre Legevisitten, public dental care and a private dental clinic.
If you do not speak or understand Swedish, you are entitled to help from an interpreter of your language when contacting public authorities, the municipality or healthcare. Read more on
Tolkcentralen in Karlstad.
There is both a bus and a train station, from which you can travel by SJ (trains),
Värmlandstrafik (county buses),
Karlstadsbuss (town buses for Karlstad). In Karlstad there is also
Work and entrepreneurship
Within the municipality, or within commuting distance, there are several smaller and larger employers. Examples are BillerudKorsnäs Gruvöns mill, Grums municipality, Stora Enso, Värmlands county council, Värmland county administrative board, Karlstad municipality, Karlstads university, Värmlandstrafik, Karlstadbuss, Lilleruds agricultural college, Moelven, Löfbergs Lila, IKEA and Bergvik shopping centre.