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Frequently Asked Questions

Kristiansand and Grimstad has different pricing depending on what salary the caretakers receive and this differs between the municipalities, as well as a discount if siblings are also attending the nursery. Contact the administration of the municipality you live in to get information on the current pricing.
You can order catering for: meetings, conferences, reunions, company parties, birthdays, weddings and baptisms. For larger events please send us an email or call us.
Hokus Pokus is Green Flag certified thorough the international Eco-Schools organization. We try to promote sustainable development through environmental education.
Each month we have a group birthday party for all the children that have birthday that particular month. The whole SiA Nursery is transformed into small theater where our own SiA Nursery birthday mascot is the host. For more information, contact the nursery.
During their time at the nursery children should gain good habits, knowledge and a good attitude towards a healthy diet, hygiene, activity and rest. Life habits are established at an early age and the content of the meals they receive is of great importance. We rely on the official guidelines for food and meals in nurseries from the Norwegian Health department
Spicheren can help you with that and everything else regarding your membership with us. The only thing you need to do is add it as a "Ny sak" on My page. We will answer you as quickly as we can. Please notice that Min side is only available in Norwegian at the current time.
When using the membership card at the parking machine it allows members to park for three hours (take the ticket and put it nearby windscreen). If you wish to extende the parking time above 3 hours, you must pay the extra sum beforehand. For parking without a membership card, you must pay from the first hour.
Some of our buildings have swop-room.  If you have items you no longer need and you think other people can make use of it, please put it in one of our swop rooms. Thank you.
Personal training is offered to all who wish to work more efficiently. A personal trainer is based on your wants and needs, and he/she put together with you goals for the upcoming workout. You can find more information about PT-one here.
Your training history is available by logging on to My page.
The age limit for becoming a member at Spicheren is from calendar year you turn 16 years of age. Individuals between 16 and 18 years must have their parents to sign.
Yes, all tenants have internet (cable and wifi)  in their housing. 
All forms of pets are prohibited in SiA housing units out of consideration for other residents and maintenance. This applies to all types of animals.
All terminations have a 1 months notice calculated from the 1th of the ensuing month. This means that if you wish to leave during Novermber and you terminate your contract before the 1th of November, you will only have to pay rent for the month of November. If you termate on for example the 5th of November, you must pay for December as well. All terminations must be written - log on to Boligtorget and terminate your contract from there. If you need help, visit us at your SiA Housing Office.
If you are not happy with the room you have been assigned, we can try to find something else for you. SiA does not process applications in the period of the 1th of July to the 1th of September. For more information, please read more. available You will find the application by clicking here.
Most of our housing units can be rented during the summer. Marviksveien 98 in Kristiansand, is rented out to tourists in the summer. Those who lives here will be offered summer-contract at one of our other housings.
This year there are three main focus areas: PLAY, LANGUAGE and EQUALITY.
Hokus Pokus nursery wishes to encourage good deeds that counteract alienation, bullying and violence. We believe that good role models and focus on inclusion through play are important tools when helping the children gain confidence and finding their place in the fellowship.
There is no deposit on our housings.