Flats to rent are the most common form of accommodation in the municipality, but there are also a few tenant-owned flats and houses to rent. Information is available
on our website.
Language groups in the locality
English, Arabic, Persian, Tigrinya, Somali, German.
What is available in the immediate area
The biggest communities of Broby, Knislinge, Glimåkra, Sibbhult and Hanaskog all have supermarkets and
libraries. There are shops selling second-hand items in several places. IKEA Älmhult is approx. 35 minutes away by car. The Employment Service has a local agency in Broby.
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refugee reception and intergration.
Childcare is available in all the communities.
Comprehensive and upper secondary schools
There are comprehensive schools in Broby, Knislinge, Glimåkra, Sibbhult and Hanaskog.
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Göinge Utbildningscenter (Göinge education centre, abbreviated GUC) is in Sibbhult, and there is a folk high school in Glimåkra.
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Health and medical care
There is a pharmacy in Broby and another one in Knislinge. Broby and Knislinge also have medical care centres. Both have paediatric consultation services. Obstetric consultation services are available at the Knislinge centre. There are several dentists in the municipality. The nearest emergency ward is at Centralsjukhuset in Kristianstad, which also has a Women’s Clinic and gynaecological consultation services. The Medical Care Helpline can be reached by dialling 1177. For emergencies dial 112.
If you need an interpreter you are entitled to have one provided for scheduled appointments with public authorities. The interpreter is booked beforehand.
The municipality has a good bus network. The railway stations in Hässleholm, Kristianstad and Osby can be reached within 30 minutes by bus. Read more about departures and timetables on Skånetrafiken’s website.
Work and entrepreneurship
Major employers within commuting distance include IKEA in Älmhult, Hässleholm municipality and the shopping complex Handelsstaden Kristianstad. Malmö, Lund, Helsingborg and Växjö can all be reached within 90 minutes, and there are seven airports within the same radius, one of which is international. Read more about how to
start your own business in Östra Göinge here.