Haninge has municipal information, employment service, social services and social insurance offices. In Handen centre, there is a large range of shops and restaurants. Just outside central Handen, there are supermarkets and other large shopping areas.
There are also a number of second-hand shops, where you can buy cheap clothing, household goods and furniture. Among them are the municipal second-hand shop Fyndet, where the profits are used for assist those out of work in the municipality.
many nursery schools and family day nurseries, both municipal and independent. You child can start from the age of one year. There are two open nursery schools that anyone can attend, and the open nursery school is free of charge.
Comprehensive and upper secondary schools
There are around
twenty municipal comprehensive schools and ten independent comprehensive schools in Haninge. The upper secondary schools
Fredrika Bremer gymnasiet in Haninge are operated by the municipality. There are six different schools with various upper secondary education programmes. There is also a
agricultural upper secondary school.
Haninge offers several options for adult education. If you have turned 20 years, you can start studying at
Centrum Vux.You can read courses in mathematics or languages, for example. There are also various vocational courses. You can study in the daytime or in the evening. At Centrum Vux, you can also study
Swedish for Immigrants, SfI.
Royal Institute of Engineering, you can find various engineering programmes and at
Alma folk high school, you can supplement your upper secondary education.
Health and medical care
several medical centres,
child healthcare clinics, and also a
youth clinic. There are also
a number of dentists and
an ante-natal clinic at
Stockholm county council is responsible for ensuring the county's inhabitants get the health and medical care they need.
If you do not speak or understand Swedish, you are entitled to help from an interpreter of your language when contacting public authorities. You are also entitled to an interpreter if you have impaired hearing or speech. In Haninge, you should tell us that you need an interpreter when you book your appointment, and we will arrange for this.
Haninge is accessed by commuter trains or bus. The archipelago also has ferries. The commuter train stops in Handen, Jordbro, Västerhaninge, Krigslida, Tungelsta and Hemfosa when coming from the north. Other places in the municipality can easily be reached by buses, and our islands by ferries.
On SL's website you can plan your journey and read more about ticket prices, etc.
Work and entrepreneurship
Haninge municipality has
more than 6,000 companies of varying sizes. Everything from small, local companies with a few employees to large international companies, such as Coca Cola.
The municipality is the largest employer in Haninge, with nearly 5,000 employees. But as you can reach Stockholm central station in just 25 minutes, you can work anywhere in the Stockholm region without having far to go to work.
If you are looking for work in Haninge, you should contact the
employment service, which has an office in Handen, and they will give you the help you need. The municipality's work centre helps those who have difficulty finding an ordinary job. Here you can get help with work experience or to find a job. If you want to start your own business in Haninge, you can