Service for Immigrants

The Multicultural Information Centre gives immigrants in Iceland information on many aspects of everyday life and administration in this country. Their aim is to enable every individual to become an active member of Icelandic society, no matter the background or where they come from. MCC also provide institutions, companies and associations with advice and information relating to immigrant issues. You can find a lot of information on their website, for example:

You can get a language interpreter when you talk to counsellers at the Multicultural Centre. Their place is wheelchair accessible, but it's best to notify before if you need it. They don't offer sign language interpretation.

The Multicultural Information Centre is located at Árnagata 2-4 in Ísafjörður, but they service the whole country. Their offices are open on weekdays from 9 am to 16 pm. You can either call them: 4503090, or send an email to

The Multicultural Center provides immigrants with information about their rights.

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Icelandic Human Rights Centre

At the Icelandic Human Rights Centre, immigrants can get free legal counsel.


W.O.M.E.N (Women Of Multicultural Ethnicity Network in Iceland) is a social organization for women of foreign origin living in Iceland.

Samtökin '78

Samtökin '78

Samtökin '78 is the National Queer Organisation of Iceland. They offer counseling for queer people who have experienced abuse in close relationships.

Financial Abuse

Financial abuse is when someone cheats you of your money, steals from you, or denies you access to your money.

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