Emergency social services

Emergency social services gives emergency help to those who need it, or to people who know someone else in need of help. It could be regarding violence, abuse or other emergency situations, for example, a child being abused at home.

How can I contact the emergency social services?

For daytime emergencies you can reach the emergency social services by phoning the service centre on 0910-73 50 00. Ask for the social security office’s daytime emergency service (socialkontorets dagjour).

At evenings and weekends you can call the social emergency service (Social beredskap) on 112. You will be put in touch with a social welfare officer. The social emergency service has two social welfare officers at all times.

Psychological and social care in major emergencies

There is a special group within the municipality that works with psychological and social care in major emergencies and catastrophes. The group is called Posom and is called out by SOS Alarm to set up support centres you can turn to in case of a major emergency or catastrophe.


The information audited: 2017-01-27