There are many landlords and property owners in Sollefteå. More information is available on the municipality’s website.
Language groups in the locality
Sollefteå municipality is home to many different cultures and language groups. It is one of the biggest recipients of refugees, as a proportion of its population, among Sweden’s municipalities. Language groups represented include Arabic, Thai, Tigrinya, Somali, Persian etc.
Associations and organisations
Civil society is active in Sollefteå, and there is a
wide range of associations.
What is available in the immediate area
In Sollefteå you’re never far from shops and public services. Both are available in the communities of Ramsele, Junsele, Näsåker, Långsele and Sollefteå. In central Sollefteå there are also plenty of second-hand shops and flea markets where you can buy clothes and furniture at attractive prices.
12 preschools in Sollefteå: Prästbordet, Rödsta, Junsele, Ramsele, Långsele, Skedom, Kalknäs, Lillänget, Näsåker, Resele, Helgum and Öhn.
Comprehensive and upper secondary schools
13 comprehensive schools in Sollefteå: Prästbordet, Rödsta, Valla, Junsele, Ramsele, Långsele, Nipanskolan, Kalknäs, Lillänget, Näsåker, Resele, Helgum and Öhn. Sollefteå’s upper secondary school is Gudlav Bilderskolan.
Reveljen is Sollefteå municipality’s learning centre. It offers everything from higher education courses to higher vocational education and municipal adult education.
Health and medical care
Sollefteå hospital is a fully equipped emergency care hospital. It has the most recent technical equipment as well as engaged and professional staff.
Västernorrland’s County Council can provide more information about medical care centres and other care resources near you.
Making yourself understood and being understood is important for everyone. Support in this respect is therefore an important part of the service offered to new arrivals and citizens by the municipality. If you do not speak or understand Swedish, you are entitled to receive interpretation help in your language. This is a free service. Notify the person (at the public authority) you are going to meet that you need an interpreter, and one will be arranged for your meeting.
Höga Kusten airport is 20 minutes from central Sollefteå. There are bus connection to most of the municipality’s communities, and public transport is run by
DinTur. If you are arriving by train, you get off at Kramfors and change to a bus to that will take you to Sollefteå municipality.
Work and entrepreneurship
Sollefteå has many big employers:
Västernorrland County Council
Svenskt Linjebesiktning AB
Haglöf Sweden AB
TT ThermoTech Scandinavia AB
Gjersvold Trädgård & Mark AB
Själanders Åkeri AB
Hedströms Virkestransporter AB