Welcome to Vindafjord

Vindafjord is a municipality located in the heart of the Haugalandet. Haugesund is the closest city.

Ølen is the centre of the area, but Vindafjord has several villages with lots of opportunities for recreation and sightseeing.

Skilt til Vindafjord og Rogaland på Fikse - Klikk for stort bilete

General information

The municipality (created in 1965) is named after the Vindafjorden, a fjord that runs through the eastern part of the municipality. The first element is probably derived from the verb vinda which means "turn" or "twist" referring to the sharp turn of the fjord at Dragneset.

The slogan for Vindafjord Kommune is "Vital and Central"

There are 9 villages

  • Ølen
  • Ølensvåg
  • Bjoa
  • Vikebygd
  • Skjold
  • Vats
  • Sandeid
  • Vikedal
  • Imsland

The municipality has a total of 8.765 citizens in 2015. 

Landbruk 2 - Klikk for stort bilete

Office location: Rådhuset, Rådhusplassen 1, 5580 Ølen

Opening hours: 08:00 - 15:30

Tel: 53 65 56 00

Mailing address:

Vindafjord kommune, Barnevernstenesta

Rådhusplassen 1, 5580 Ølen

Unit leader: Dan Jørgen Eide

Full fart i fossen

Vindafjord is a beatiful place! We've made a list with 9 hikes and 7 walks if you want to explore.

Have a good trip!

If you want to share a photo on Instagram you can use #VakreVindafjord which means beatiful Vindafjord.

 

Rådhuset i Ølen 17

You are welcome to visit Rådhuset, our town hall, were most of the administration are situated. You will find us in Ølen, Rådhusplassen 1.

Office location: Rådhuset, Rådhusplassen 1, 5580 Ølen

Opening hours: 08:00 - 15:30

Tel.: 53 65 56 85 / 86

Mailing address:  Barne- og familierettleiarane,

Rådhusplassen 1, 5580 Ølen

Unit leader: Tina Kvaløy

 

 

Office location:  Rådhuset, Rådhusplassen 1, 5580 Ølen

Opening hours: 08:00 - 15:30

Tel.: 53 65 57 10

E-mail: ppt@vindafjord.kommune.no

Mailing address: PPT, Etne & Vindafjord,

Rådhusplassen 1, 5580 ØLEN

Unit leader: Liv Ingunn Heie Medhaug

 

 

 

Office location:  Ølen

Opening hours: 08:00 - 15:30

Tel.: 53 65 58 40

E-mail:  kulturskulen@vindafjord.kommune.no

Mailing address: Vindafjord Kulturskule,

                                 Rådhusplassen 1, 5580 Ølen

Unit leader: Anne Kristine Lilleskog Andersen

Tel.: 53 65 58 40

Office location:  Rådhuset, Rådhusplassen 1, 5580 Ølen

Opening hours:  08:00 - 15:30

Tel.:  53 65 56 20

Mailing address:

Eining tilrettelagde tenester

Rådhusplassen 1,  5580 Ølen

Unit leader: Åshild Håvås

Office location:     Rådhuset, Rådhusplassen 1, 5580 Ølen

Opening hours:     08:00 - 15:30

Tel: 53 65 55 60

Mailing address:  

Vindafjord kommune, Helsestasjonen

Rådhusplassen 1, 5580 Ølen

Unit leader: Maren Tjelmeland Hustoft 

Located at Ølen School in downtown Ølen.

Unit leader: Any T. Heggebø,                                                                                                                              
Tel.: 53 65 58 61

Opening hours: See the information folder below.

Contact: Advisor Inger Kathrine Sundve, Tlf: 53 65 65 38

  • There are 10 day-care institutions in Vindafjord (3 private and 7 municipal).
  • Waiting lists are short.
  • Children with different needs for help will be given priority placement.
  • Children at pre-school age who have the right to special educational assistance will receive this at their kindergarten.

 

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Kontaktinformasjon

Vindafjord kommune
Rådhusplassen 1,
5580 Ølen
E-post : postmottak@vindafjord.kommune.no
Telefon
: 53 65 65 65

Faks
: 53 65 65 66
Org.nr.
: 988 893 226
Kontonr
: 3240 10 04172
Kommunenr
: 1160
Opningstid
: 08.00-15.30