Services for the disabled

Kópavogur provides a wide range of services for the disabled and the parents of disabled children. Services are provided within and outside the home and are intended to foster equality and create conditions for independent living and active participation in the community.

Further information on services for the disabled is provided by Guðlaug Ósk Gísladóttir, Head of the Service Department for the Disabled, e-mail:

  • The following services are available for the disabled

    • Social personal support
    • Support families
    • Short-term placement
    • Transport services for the disabled
    • Residency
    • Habilitation, vocational training and sheltered employment
    • Guardianship of interests
    • Grants for studies and equipment purchase
    • Dvöl refuge
Last updated 12. March 2019