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Caritas bergen

Caritas Bergen is the Catholic Church’s charity organization in Bergen. We offer help to immigrant workers. We wish to open doors into the labour market for you.


Norwegian language training

Norwegian language is one of the most important tools you need to succeed in the norwegian society. We provide norwegian courses for different levels in accordance with the european framework for languages.

Self-Help Groups

Caritas Bergen runs self-help groups for our users. Each group consists of 7 participants and one coordinator. The purpose of the self-help groups is to motivate and teach the members how to manage themselves in Norway.



At our office in Sigurds gate 8 you may receive information, guidance and help when you arrive to Bergen to apply for work. We will help you write your CV, give you information and try to open doors for you on the job market.

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Caritas Bergen offers Norwegian course on A1 and A2 level. At the end of the course you will take a test and get a certificate that you can use when you apply for jobs. In Norway, you often need to speak Norwegian in order to get a job. At Caritas we say that if you master the Norwegian language, you have the key to get a job in Norway. Therefore, our courses have a work-oriented goal.


Språkkafé – language training

Caritas offers free language training two times a week, Thursdays and Fridays. This is not a course, but an opportunity for you to practice your language skills and meet other people who are on the same path as you are in. There are nor registrations for språkkafe, you just need to come. We sit in groups sorted after language level, and our volunteers will help you. Thursdays: Caritas location 6PM-8PM, Sigurds gate 8. Fridays: Krypten, St. Paul Church 12.30-14.30, Nygårdsgaten 3.

Språkkafe for this year will end at week 50. It will resume om week 3 in 2019. In 2019 there will be only 1 språkkafe which is the friday språkkage.

Au Pair Center

Caritas has made a contract with UDI to be an au pair center in Oslo and Bergen. Caritas Bergen will therefore provide information, guidance and assistance to au pairs and their host families in Bergen.

Opening hours in Bergen: Monday to Friday from 8:00 – 15:00


Au pairs and host families that need our help, are welcome to contact us phone: 9399226, email: erwin@caritasbergen.no.


Contact us


Sigurds gate 8,
2nd floor
5015 Bergen

Opening hours:

9:00 – 14:00


E-mail: infosenter@caritasbergen.no

Organisation number:
812 273 442

Caritas Bergen