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Welcome to Adliswil

We are very pleased to welcome you as a new resident of our city. We hope that you will be happy and feel at home here. The following informations give you an overview of the most important institutions in Adliswil which can assist you to settle in. Further useful information can be obtained from our website (German only).

Adliswil in short
Adliswil is one of the 171 municipalities in the canton of Zurich. The various municipalities are collected into districts; Adliswil belongs to the district of Horgen. Adliswil is situated in the valley of the Sihl, between the chain of the Albis hills in the west and the Zimmerberg hills in the east. 18'096 inhabitants (as per 31.12.2013) make our city to one of the largest municipalities in the canton of Zurich. Because of its size and political structure, Adliswil can call itself a city. Approximately 21% of the inhabitants of Adliswil (approx. 3,370 people) are foreigners. Additionally, about 30 people are seasonal workers.

Post Offices
Poststrasse 9, near Adliswil train station

Monday to Friday 8.00 to 12.00 hrs
14.00 to18.00 hrs
Samedi 8.00 to 12.00 hrs


Post "K Kiosk" Sood, Soodstrasse 65


Monday to Friday 6.00 to 19hrs
Saturday 8.00 to 15.00hrs
Sunday 9.00 to 14.00hrs


Emergency phone numbers


Police 117
Fire brigade 118
Ambulance 144

Public transport
Local bus
Adliswil has three bus lines, all of which serve Adliswil station (the lines are Oberleimbach, Wacht and Büchel).

Sihltaltrain-Zurich-Uetliberg (SZU)
This is the local train line between the valley of the Sihl, Zurich (main station) and the Uetliberg, which is a popular destination for tourists. The local stations are Sihlau, Adliswil and Sood-Oberleimbach).

Bus line184
Connects Adliswil with Zurich-Wollishofen (where you will find the tram line to Zurich) and Sanitas Hospital in Kilchberg.

Bus line 156
Connects Adliswil with Thalwil at the rush hour from Monday to Friday.

Cableway Adliswil-Felsenegg (LAF)
The only cableway in the canton of Zurich. The station is on Zelgstrasse 80.

Council / Public Services
City Council (Stadtverwaltung) - Residents’ registration, Tax Department, Citizenship office
Soodstrasse 52, phone 044 711 77 11

Business hours


Monday 8.00 to 11.30hrs
13.30 to 18.30hrs
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.00 to 11.30hrs
13.30 to 16.00hrs
Friday 7.00 to 15.00hrs


Social Services (Soziale Aufgaben)
Branch office for AHV/IV (Pensions and invalid insurance, social security), phone 044 711 78 40, additional services, phone 044 711 78 45

Social Services of Adliswil (Sozialdienst)
Social advice, Albisstrasse 3, phone 044 711 78 48

City Police (Stadtpolizei)
Phone 044 711 78 11

Lost and Found (Fundbüro)
Phone 044 711 77 11
Soodstrasse 52, Residents’ registration "Einwohnerkontrolle"

School matters
School office (Schulsekretariat)
Zürichstrasse 8, phone 044 711 78 60

Support services for non-German speakers (Consultorio)
Information centre for non-German speaking parents and their children
Zürichstrasse 8, phone 044 711 78 74

Reformed Protestant Church
Secretariat: Webereistrasse 31, phone 043 37 19 99

Roman Catholic Church
Secretariat: Rellstenstrasse 2, phone 044 710 22 33

Methodist Church
Grundstrasse 12, phone 044 710 62 51

Health Department
Emergency medical service
24 hours service, phone 044 421 21 21

Spitex Adliswil
Soodstrasse 50b, phone 044 711 99 11
Home help, care for the sick

Free consultation for mothers/fathers with children to the age of five (Mütter- und Väterberatung)
Beatrice Avduli Beatrice.avduli@ajb.zh.ch
Opening hours (no registration necessary) Monday, 14.00 to 16.00hrs and Thursday, 10.00 to 11.30hrs
Reformiertes Kirchgemeindehaus, Kirchstrasse 2, Adliswil
Consultation by phone 043 259 92 40 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30 to 11.00hrs

Free Citizens’ Advice Bureau
District Court Horgen (Bezirksgericht Horgen)
Burghaldenstrasse 3, 8810 Horgen, phone 044 728 52 22
Consultation without appointment: Tuesday and Friday from 14.30 to 16.30hrs

Child services
Child care service (Kinderhütedienst)
without registration
Reform Protestant Church, every Thursday
Catholic Pfarreizentrum, every Thursday

(for children age 3 to pre-kindergarten
Register with Mrs Röösli, Ref. Kirchgemeinde
Phone 043 377 19 99

Day nursery Werd (Kinderkrippe)
Kinderhaus Werd, Schönauweg 6, phone 044 771 20 02
Crèche/day nursery for children 8 weeks to pre-school age.
Open Monday to Friday 6.30 to 18.00hrs

After-school care centres (schulergänzende Betreuung)
School lunches and afternoon care centres at all school buildings
School lunches 12.00 to 13.30hrs
Afternoon care 13.30 to 18.00hrs

Leisure and entertainment

Zürichstrasse 3, téléphone 044 711 78 57
Drop-in-centre and various projects for young people

Opening hours:


Tuesday 16.00 to 18.00hrs
Wednesday 14.00 to 19.00hrs
Thursday 16.00 to 19.00hrs
Friday 16.00 to 22.00hrs

Library (Bibliothek)
Haus Brugg, Bahnhofplatz 5, phone 044 711 77 88
Books, games, videos and DVDs
Opening hours:


Monday 14.00 to 18.00hrs
Tuesday 09.00 to 11.00hrs
14.00 to 18.00hrs
Wednesday 14.00 to 19.00hrs
Thursday 09.00 to 11.00hrs
  14.00 to 18.00hrs
Friday 14.00 to 19.00hrs
Saturday 09.00 to 13.00hrs

Indoor and outdoor swimming-pool "Hallen- und Freibad «Im Tal»
Talstrasse 10, phone 044 711 74 00
Incl. fitness centre and sauna

Household and continuing education school
For children who have left school and adults
Choice of courses (e.g. sewing, cooking, cartonnage etc)
Phone 044 711 78 60

Language courses
Courses for adults, Sprachschule Adliswil, phone 044 710 52 73

Leisure facilities Werd (Freizeitanlage)
Playground and leisure facilities for children and adults
Information by phone Monday to Friday (morning only)
Kanalweg 5a, phone 044 710 04 35

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