Practical Information

Tex Aid
Clothing collection company that collects over 2100 tons per year. Bags of clothing can be placed free of charge in community collection areas many times a year.
Zurich in English
Information site providing update information about Zurich and whats happening in Zurich. Local events, nights out, local numbers, places to visit. Links to different places for day trips, weekend breaks, buy and sell page, restaurants and hotels.
English language information on life in Switzerland. Clubs, associations, shopping, help, support groups, travel and more. Cannot be reached from abroad.
On-line guide in English that publishes events and leisure activities in Switzerland.
Official Swiss authorities website offering practical advice and information on a wide range of topics including divorce and custody rights, birth registration, buying property in Switzerland, same sex partnerships and more.
International personnel Management LTD
English on-line searching machine that offers assistance in different topics.
Center for parent and kid that offers various services such as playgroups, mother and father advising, kids hairdresser and lunch. Call Monday and Thursday 09:00-11:00. Feldbachstrasse 17, 8634 Hombrechtikon.
General information on living in Switzerland.
Angloinfo Zurich
Everything you need for life in and around Basel, Bern, Lucern and Zug, Zurich. Local information you can trust! Visit our Business Directory, our Guides, a list of events on Whats On, buy and sell in the Classifieds.
Mami Cafe
Network for international moms living in Switzerland. Useful information, forum, chat, blogs and notifications about future events.
Lost & Found Office for city busses, trams, streets.
Lost articles must be reported in person after 11:00 the day following the loss. No telephone inquiries accepted. At Werdmuehlestrasse 10, 8001 Zurich
Basel Family Magazine
Site provides practical information on living in Basel. About Basel resources, local events - taking place for adults and children, suggestions on outings and activities, Swiss traditions and culture, provide tips on travel, eating out, wine variety.
Foreign Consultant Agency of GGG Basel
Offering advice and support in English when in dealing with the Swiss Authorities,insurances and residence permit.Also a translation service and an integration information desk.Open Monday to Friday 09:00-11:00 and 14:00-18:00.Eulerstrasse 26, 4051 Basel
Guidebook for Enligsh-speaking persons living in Geneva, Vaud and near France. With useful information about various aspects.
Lost & Found Office (SBB Fundbuero) for train travellers
For a fee, lost items may be delivered to your local train station. At Hauptbahnhof, 8001 Zurich.
Basel in English
Site provides update information on whats happening in Basel. Local events, nights out, local numbers, places to visit. Information on day trips out of Basel - giving links to different places, weekend breaks, buy and sell page.
Federal Office of Public Health
Information on public health and safety in Switzerland. 3003 Bern.
Provides start up guide to living and working in the Swiss German region of Switzerland. The five, two hour, evening courses provide new arrivals with an easier integration in to Swiss life and a better understanding. At Hardturmstrasse 185, 8005 Zurich.