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Health and welfare

The Health and Welfare sector offers a wide range of services. Citizens in need of assistance from the local authority can contact our Servicecenter, which will offer advice and assistance, and also guide you towards which services you are entitled to.

Health and welfare centres

The welfare centres in Ålesund can offer the following services:

  • Assisted living centres (nursing homes)
  • Welfare housing facilities
  • Long-term stays
  • Day-centre activities 
  • Respite care and assistance for inhabitants suffering from dementia

Some centres also offer other additional services. To apply for services at a health and welfare center, contact our Servicecenter at +47 70 16 20 00.

Healthcare centres

Municipal health clinics (helsestasjon) provide free health care for children up to age 5, which provides the following services:

  • Pre- and postnatal check-ups
  • Follow-up consultations wit midwife during pregnancy
  • Obligatory check-ups for all children up to the age of 5
  • Vaccination programme for all children below school age
  • Healthcare information for young people up to the age of 20

Home care

Home care makes it easier for citizens with special needs to stay at home. This includes senior citizens, the chronically ill, patients recovering from surgery and the disabled.
Home-care includes:

  • Home nursing
  • Home help
  • Aid call alarm
  • Meal on wheels

For more information please contact our Servicecenter at +47 70 16 20 00. 

 Kontakt oss

Sentralbordet 70 16 20 00 (kl. 08.00 - 15.45)
Post: Postboks 1521, 6025 Ålesund
Besøk: Keiser Wilhelms gt. 11, 6003 Ålesund


Org.nr.  942 953 119