Welcome to Adliswil
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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 information gives you an overview of the most important institutions in Adliswil which could assist you to settle. 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. 16'488 inhabitants (as per 31.12.2010) 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.
Poststrasse 9, near Adliswil station
Open Monday to Friday from 8.00 to 12.00 and 14.00 to 18.00hrs, Saturday from 8.00 to 12.00hrs
Sood 2, Soodstrasse 65
Open Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 11:30 and 15.00 to 18.00 hrs, Saturday from 8.30 to 11.00 hrs
Fire brigade: 118
Adliswil has three bus lines, all of which serve Adliswil station (the lines are Oberleimbach, Wacht and Büchel).
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).
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
Zürichstrasse 12, Telephone 044 711 77 11.
We are reachable by phone Monday to Friday 8.30am to 11.30am and 2pm to 4.30pm.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 8.30am to 11.30am and 2pm to 5 pm
Tuesday: 7.30am to 12am and 2pm to 5pm, Wednesday: 8.30am to 12am and 2pm to 6pm
Business hours Social Services: Monday to Friday 2pm to 5pm (morning on appointment only).
Social Services (Soziale Aufgaben)
Branch office for AHV/IV (Pensions and invalid insurance, social security), Telephone 044 711 78 40, additional services, Telephone 044 711 78 45
Social Services of Adliswil (Sozialdienst)
Social advice as well as advice for alcohol problems, Albisstrasse 3, Telephone 044 711 78 48
City Police (Stadtpolizei)
Telephone 044 711 78 11
Lost and Found (Fundbüro)
Telephone 044 711 77 11
Zürichstrasse 12, Einwohnerkontrolle
School office (Schulsekretariat)
Zürichstrasse 8, Telephone 044 711 78 60
Support services for non-German speakers (Consultorio)
Information centre for non-German speaking parents and their children
Zürichstrasse 8, Telephone 044 711 78 74
Reformed Protestant Church
Secretariat: Webereistrasse 31, Telephone 043 37 19 99
Roman Catholic Church
Secretariat: Rellstenstrasse 2, Telephone 044 710 22 33
Grundstrasse 12, Telephone 044 710 62 51
Emergency medical service
24 hours service, Telephone 044 421 21 21
Soodstrasse 50b, Telephone 044 711 99 11
Home help, care for the sick
Advice to mothers/fathers (Mütter- und Väterberatung)
Free advice for families with infants and young children to the age of five.
Haus Brugg, Bahnhofplatz 5, Information over the phone, Telephone 043 259 92 94 (Jugend- und Familienberatung).
Monday 10.00 to 11.30 and Thursday from 14.00 to 16.00
Free Citizens’ Advice Bureau
District Court Horgen (Bezirksgericht Horgen)
Burghaldenstrasse 3, 8810 Horgen, Telephone 044 728 52 22
Consultation without an appointment: Tuesday and Friday from 14.30 to 16.30
Child minding service (Kinderhütedienst)
without any registration
Reform Protestant Church, every Thursday
Catholic Pfarreizentrum, every Thursday
(for children of pre-kindergarten age – from 3 years old)
Register with Mrs Röösli Ref. Kirchgemeinde
Telephone 043 377 19 99
Day nursery Werd (Kinderkrippe)
Kinderhaus Werd, Schönauweg 6, Telephone 044 771 20 02
Crèche/day nursery for children of pre-school age, from 8 weeks old.
Open Monday to Friday, from 6.30 to 18.00
After-school care centre Sonnenrain (Schüler-Tageshort)
Sonnenrainstrasse 15, Tel. 044 710 48 75
Centre for school children, Monday to Friday after school hours and lunchtimes, opened from 6.30 to 18.00.
School lunches (Mittagstisch)
For school children from the 1st grade to the highest grades
Left of the river Sihl: Schulhaus Hofern, Telephone 044 710 09 55 and Kindergarten Zopf, Telephone 044 709 11 28
Right of the river Sihl: Schulhaus Kronenwiese, Telephone 044 710 49 71
Afternoon care centre (Nachmittagshort)
Schulhaus Kronenwiese, Telephone 044 710 49 71
For primary school children
Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 15.30 to 17.30
Wednesday from 14.00 to 17.00
Leisure and entertainment
Zürichstrasse 3, Telephone 044 711 78 57
Drop-in-centre with various projects for young people
Open Wednesday from 14.00 to 19.00, Thursday and Friday from 16.00 to 19.00.
Haus Brugg, Bahnhofplatz 5, Telphone 044 711 77 88
For books, games, videos and DVDs
Monday: 14.00 to 17.00
Tuesday: 09.00 to 11.00 and 19.00 to 21.00
Wednesday: 14.00 to 19.00
Thursday: 09.00 to 11.00
Friday: 19.00 to 21.00
Saturday: 09.00 to 11.00
Indoor and outdoor swimming-pool «Im Tal»
Talstrasse 10, Tel. 044 711 74 00
(Hallen- und Freibad) With 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)
Telephone 044 711 78 60
Courses for adults, Mrs. Zosso, Telephone 044 724 05 52
Leisure facilities Werd (Freizeitanlage)
Playground and leisure facilities for children and adults
Information by telephone Monday to Friday mornings
Kanalweg 5a, Telephone 044 710 04 35