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In the municipality of Fjell, there are a range of services for you as a parent. See information below.

While some of these services are free, you need to pay for others. If you have low income, you may apply to pay less for some services. The municipality can help you file an application.

You are entitled to have an interpreter if necessary.

Unge i barnevogn Children 0-2 years

Public health centre

You get free check-ups in the public health centre to make sure everything is fine with your child and yourself. Children are also offered free vaccines. The public health centre in Fjell

Kindergarten

In a pre-school day care centre (“barnehage”), children from around 1 year and older play and learn together with others. Apply for pre-school day care 

If you have low income, you may apply to pay less for pre-school day care: Reduced pay 

If you cannot pay a bill from the municipality in time, please get in touch: Ask to pay later

If you have low income, you can apply for help to cover costs as your child starts pre-school day care: Contact NAV Fjell

No children should be bullied: Trygg i Fjell 

Children in schools and kindergartens may be entitled to special language tuition, bilingual tuition in school subjects and/or tuition in their mother tongue. This is free of charge. More information here.

Drop-in kindergarten

You can bring children aged 0-6 years to free drop-in day care (“Åpen barnehage”), where you’ll meet other parents and their children.

Support for parents

When you are pregnant, around the time of birth and until your child is two years old, the public health centre will follow you up more closely if you need it: Trygg start

If you and your family need support in a difficult situation, child welfare services may help.
Do you need assistance from child welfare services? More about child welfare services in different languages. 

Home-Start Familiekontakten is a free service for families with pre-school children. Volunteers can visit you at home if you have asked for help or respite. Home-Start in Fjell

PPT

PPT («pedagogisk-psykologisk teneste») may help if, for instance, children have problems in pre-school day care. The pre-school day care centre cooperates with parents if it is necessary to contact PPT. Parents can also contact PPT directly: PPT in Fjell

Mental health

Fjell provides free mental health counseling for children and youth.

Dental health

If your child needs dental care, this is provided free of charge in the public dental health service:

Sports, culture, activities

The library is a free service offering books, audiobooks, ebooks, films and music for all ages. You can borrow fishing rods, life vests, computer games or a room in which to meet. There are many activities and events such as coding, Pokemon club, workshops, reading groups and theatre performances. www.bibvest.no

Visit vww.aktivvest.no to find clubs and societies offering activities.

Housing

Having a home is important for everyone. Families with children and low income can apply for housing allowance (bustønad/bustøtte). At the housing department (“bustadkontoret”) you can apply to rent a municipal home, buy your own or refinance expensive loans with your property as security. Families with children can also apply for start loans from the state (Husbanken) to make it easier buying a house or flat. If your children are disabled, you can apply for a grant to improve accessibility in your home.

Barn på huske Children 3-5 years

Public health centre

You get free check-ups in the public health centre to make sure everything is fine with your child and yourself. Children are also offered free vaccines. The public health centre in Fjell

Kindergarten

In a pre-school day care centre (“barnehage”), children play and learn together with others. Apply for pre-school day care

If you have low income, you may apply to pay less for pre-school day care. Reduced pay

If you have low income and your children are 3-5 years old, you may also apply for 20 hours free pre-school day care each week («gratis kjernetid»). This offer is also for children who start school one year later than others («utsett skulestart»). 20 free hours

If you cannot pay a bill from the municipality in time, please get in touch: Ask to pay later

If you have low income, you can apply for help to cover costs as your child starts pre-school day care: Contact NAV Fjell

No children should be bullied: Trygg i Fjell

Children in schools and kindergartens may be entitled to special language tuition, bilingual tuition in school subjects and/or tuition in their mother tongue. This is free of charge. More information here.

Drop-in kindergarten

You can bring children aged 0-6 years to free drop-in day care (“Åpen barnehage”), where you’ll meet other parents and their children:

Support for parents

The staff of pre-school day care centres are trained in relating to children. Parents may ask for guidance. De Utrolige Årene

If you and your family need support in a difficult situation, child welfare services may help.
Do you need assistance from child welfare services? More about child welfare services in different languages.

Home-Start Familiekontakten is a free service for families with pre-school children. Volunteers can visit you at home if you have asked for help or respite. Home-Start in Fjell

PPT

PPT («pedagogisk-psykologisk teneste») may help if, for instance, children have problems in pre-school day care or at school. The pre-school day care centre or school cooperates with parents if it is necessary to contact PPT. Parents can also contact PPT directly: PPT in Fjell

Mental health

Fjell provides free mental health counseling for children and youth.

Dental health

All children are summoned to the dentist for free check-ups of their teeth from the age of 3-4 years. Dental care is also free for children in the public dental health service:

Sports, culture, activities

If you have children and either receive or have applied for social support, Nav can help you apply for money for equipment and membership fees so that children may take part in sports and leisure activities even if the family has low income. Contact NAV Fjell

Aktivitetskortet («the Activities Card») provides vouchers giving free entry to a water park, the cinema and more so that children can take part in activities even if parents have low income. The municipality distributes the cards.

You may borrow sports and leisure gear from Way Forward or through BUA, the gear hub at Ågotnes.

The library is a free service offering books, audiobooks, ebooks, films and music for all ages. You can borrow fishing rods, life vests, computer games or a room in which to meet. There are many activities and events such as coding, Pokemon club, workshops, reading groups and theatre performances. www.bibvest.no

Visit vww.aktivvest.no to find clubs and societies offering activities.

Housing

Having a home is important for everyone. Families with children and low income can apply for housing allowance (bustønad/bustøtte). At the housing department (“bustadkontoret”) you can apply to rent a municipal home, buy your own or refinance expensive loans with your property as security. Families with children can also apply for start loans from the state (Husbanken) to make it easier buying a house or flat. If your children are disabled, you can apply for a grant to improve accessibility in your home.

Barn med skulesekk Pupils in grades 1-10

School

All children who are going to stay in Norway for three months or more have the right to go to school. School is free. Contact the school office of Fjell if you are new here and have children who are going to start school. Starting school 

If you have low income, you can apply for help to cover costs as your child starts school in grade 1, grade 4 and grade 8. Contact NAV Fjell

No children should be bullied: Trygg i Fjell 

Children in schools and kindergartens may be entitled to special language tuition, bilingual tuition in school subjects and/or tuition in their mother tongue. This is free of charge. More information here.

Kraftsenteret for aktivitet in the basement of Grønamyrsvegen 4 provides help with homework and a warm meal for pupils in grades 1-10 every Monday from 16.00-19.00. Contact Way Forward

Before and after school programme (SFO)

Do you have children going to school in grades 1-4? In that case, you can apply for before and after school programme (SFO). There, the child can be with other children before and after school hours, while being looked after by grown-ups. If you have more than one child in SFO, you may pay less for the second and third child. View prices and apply for SFO

School medical services

Public health nurses counsel and provide services for pupils during school hours, free of charge. What school medical services do

Youth health centre

The youth health centre is a free service where people from early youth to 23 years may ask about prevention, sexual identity, mental health and other topics. The youth health centre in Fjell

School transport

Pupils with a route to school that is long, particularily difficult or dangerous, can get free school transport. View rules and apply for school transport

Support for parents

Parents may ask for guidance. Read more and sign up 

If you and your family need support in a difficult situation, child welfare services may help.
Do you need assistance from child welfare services? More about child welfare services in different languages.

PPT

PPT («pedagogisk-psykologisk teneste») may help if, for instance, children have problems at school. The school cooperates with parents if it is necessary to contact PPT. Parents can also contact PPT directly: PPT in Fjell

Mental health

Fjell provides free mental health counseling for children and youth.

Dental health

All children are summoned to the dentist for free check-ups. Dental care is also free for children in the public dental health service:

Sports, culture, activities

If you have children and either receive or have applied for social support, Nav can help you apply for money for equipment and membership fees so that children may take part in sports and leisure activities even if the family has low income. Contact NAV Fjell

Aktivitetskortet («the Activities Card») provides vouchers giving free entry to a water park, the cinema and more so that children can take part in activities even if parents have low income. The municipality distributes the cards.

Basecamp has free summertime activities, among other things, for children and youth aged 13-20. Contact Basecamp

Kraftsenteret for aktivitet in the basement of Grønamyrsvegen 4 offers free activities for youth aged 14-19 in collaboration with Way Forward. There is also a recording studio, kitchen and possibilities for borrowing sports equipment. Contact Way Forward

You may borrow sports and leisure gear from Way Forward or through BUA, the gear hub at Ågotnes.

Youth clubs are an alcohol-free arena where children and youth from grade 5 and upwards can meet and take part in activities. Youth clubs in Fjell

The library is a free service offering books, audiobooks, ebooks, films and music for all ages. You can borrow fishing rods, life vests, computer games or a room in which to meet. There are many activities and events such as coding, Pokemon club, workshops, reading groups and theatre performances. www.bibvest.no

Visit vww.aktivvest.no to find clubs and societies offering activities.

Housing

Having a home is important for everyone. Families with children and low income can apply for housing allowance (bustønad/bustøtte). At the housing department (“bustadkontoret”) you can apply to rent a municipal home, buy your own or refinance expensive loans with your property as security. Families with children can also apply for start loans from the state (Husbanken) to make it easier buying a house or flat. If your children are disabled, you can apply for a grant to improve accessibility in your home.

Ungdom på rullebrett Youth under 18 years

School medical services 

Public health nurses counsel and provide services for pupils during school hours, free of charge. What school medical services do

School transport

Pupils who live far from school, can get free school transport even in upper secondary school (“vidaregåande”). View rules and apply for school transport

Other pupils in upper secondary school and youth aged 16-20 can buy «Ungdomsbillett 30 dagar» from Skyss. Rules and ticket prices from Skyss

Youth health centre

The youth health centre is a free service for everyone from early youth to 23 years. It provides assistance with prevention, sexual identity, mental health and other topics. The youth health centre in Fjell 

Support for parents

If you and your family need support in a difficult situation, child welfare services may help.
Do you need assistance from child welfare services?
More about child welfare services in different languages.

Mental health

Fjell provides free mental health counseling for children and youth.

Dental health

Everyone is summoned to the dentist for free check-ups up to and including the year of becoming 18. Dental care is also free during this time in the public dental health service:

Sports, culture, activities

Families who either receive or have applied for social support, can ask Nav to help apply for money for equipment and membership fees so that youth below 18 may take part in sports and leisure activities even if the family has low income. Contact Nav Fjell.

Aktivitetskortet («the Activities Card») provides vouchers giving free entry to a water park, the cinema and more so that children can take part in activities even if parents have low income. The municipality distributes the cards.

Basecamp has free summertime activities, among other things, for children and youth aged 13-20. Contact Basecamp 

Kraftsenteret for aktivitet in the basement of Grønamyrsvegen 4 offers free activities for youth aged 14-19 in collaboration with Way Forward. There is also a recording studio, kitchen and possibilities for borrowing sports equipment. Contact Way Forward

You may borrow sports and leisure gear from Way Forward or through BUA, the gear hub at Ågotnes.

Youth clubs are an alcohol-free arena where youth can meet and take part in activities. Youth clubs in Fjell

The library is a free service offering books, audiobooks, ebooks, films and music for all ages. You can borrow fishing rods, life vests, computer games or a room in which to meet. There are many activities and events such as coding, Pokemon club, workshops, reading groups and theatre performances. www.bibvest.no

Visit www.aktivvest.no to find clubs and societies offering activities.

Housing

Having a home is important for everyone. Families with children and low income can apply for housing allowance (bustønad/bustøtte). At the housing department (“bustadkontoret”) you can apply to rent a municipal home, buy your own or refinance expensive loans with your property as security. Families with children can also apply for start loans from the state (Husbanken) to make it easier buying a house or flat. If your children are disabled, you can apply for a grant to improve accessibility in your home.


Publisert: 04.01.2018 15:00
Sist endret: 22.03.2018 11:44
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