The main task and goal of Atvinnuver is to assist individuals who receive financial assistance, but who are able to work, to find work and become more active.

Atvinnuver is operated in accordance with the Municipalities’ Social Services Act and the rules of Kópavogur municipality on financial assistance. These oblige applicants for financial assistance to participate in labour market measures, actively seek employment and accept employment offers unless justified and certified reasons prevent such acceptance.

Work in Atvinnuver is based on personal interviews, assessment of work capability, courses, training and other measures, depending on the requirements in each case. Atvinnuver collaborates with the Directorate of Labour and an employee of the Directorate is located in Atvinnuver and is a part of its operations.

Last updated 15. March 2017