Gardabær is a town with a population of around 15,000, close to Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. The local authority in Gardabær provides a high level of services for residents of all ages in pleasant, tidy surroundings.
Information about services provided to residents in Gardabær can be obtained at the website, or at the Town hall offices, located at:
Gardabær Municipal Offices
There are 7 elementary schools in Gardabær, teaching grades 1-10, two of those are privately run schools, The International School and Barnaskóli Hjallastefnunnar, further information about schools can be found here. Information on kindergartens can be found here.
Health services can be found at Gardabær Health Clinic/Heilsugæsla Garðabæjar, Gardatorgi 7, tel. 520-1800 or at heilsugaeslan.is. In emergencies please call 112. The public library is also located at Gardatorg 7, more information can be found at bokasafn.gardabaer.is.
Please contact the Town hall offices for applications and for additional information on services, such as welfare services, (information also found here www.mcc.is/english), sports and leisure and information for senior citizens. Garðabær´s multicultural policy in English and Polish can be found by clicking on the language.
Other websites of note
www.mcc.is/english/ - The Multicultural Centre, information and services for immigrants
www.asetur.is – Translation services
www.bus.is/english – information about public transport in the Reykjavík area
www.raudikrossinn.is - The Icelandic Red Cross
www.island.is/en - Information about Icelandic institutions and public services
www.velferdarraduneyti.is - Ministry of Welfare, a brochure on Icelandic regulations published by the ministry
www.visitreykjavik.is – a website for visitors to the Reykjavík area