Business expansion
Sydsverige; Skåne län;
Location of affected unit(s)
Health / Social Work
Residential Health Care And Social Work
Residential Care Activities
87 - Residential care activities

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 February 2016
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The Swedish Board of Institutional Care (SiS) is to open a new special residential home at the former prison in Berga, Helsingborg. At least 100 people will be employed to work at the new institution; mostly social workers and treatment assistants will be hired. Furthermore 8-10 high-school teachers will be hired to work at the residential home. The first out of four divisions will open in April.

The Swedish Board of Institutional Care delivers compulsory care for young people with psychosocial problems, issues with substance abuse and criminal behaviour. Furthermore SiS delivers care to adults with substance abuse. The new residential home in Helsingborg will work with young people with psychosocial problems, issues with substance abuse and/or criminal. Orders for compulsory care are made by the by the Administrative court on the application of social services. Additionally young people who commit serious criminal offences can be sentenced to secure compulsory youth care. The special residential home which will be established in Berga, Helsingborg will however not handle youth who have committed serious criminal offences and been sentenced to secure compulsory youth care.


  • 23 February 2016: Helsingborgs Dagblad


Eurofound (2016), The Swedish National Board of Institutional Care, Business expansion in Sweden, factsheet number 86638, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/86638.