Living in BCN

A family walking a dog through a new waling road in Barcelona Open video We’ll pull through

We’ll pull through

Consult in this website all the information on the consequences of the Covid-19 crisis in Barcelona: new normality, socio-economic and emotional support measures from the City Council and much more.

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Mobility and transport

Find out what services are available to help you get around the city and discover how mobility is changing in Barcelona and becoming healthier, safer, more sustainable and better-connected. 

Protegim les escoles [We’re protecting schools]

A Barcelona City Council project for transforming school environments and turning them into safe, healthy and less-polluting spaces.

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Resources for improving emotional health

Barcelona City Council is launching a website offering online activities and resources for improving citizens’ mental and emotional health and managing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Back to school

Consult the preventive measures against COVID-19 planned for the 2020-2021 school year and the municipal spaces put at the disposal of schools for the back-to-school period.

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Assistance for victims of gender violence

To ensure women, children and teenagers are attended to during the health crisis and  the return to normality the City Council is boosting the services offered to gender violence victims and publishing some guides on prevention and self-protection.

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Commitment to the Agenda 2030

Find out about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the environmental, social, economic and institutional fields and get involved.

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Neighbourhood Plan

Programme aimed at reducing inequalities between Barcelona neighbourhoods, backing access to income, services, urban quality and welfare.

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Waste management

All you need to know about managing waste and helping to make the city more sustainable.

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Barcelona LGBTI Centre

This is a pioneering municipal service run by the Catalan LGBTI Organisations Platform, offering an extensive range of information, guidance, direct-assistance and awareness-raising services. Check out the on-site and virtual agenda!

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Women and Feminisms

Find out about women’s support services and the resources available to combat discrimination and sexist violence and promote gender equality.

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Municipal markets

Barcelona has got an extensive network of municipal markets offering fresh local produce. Get along to the markets or shop at them using the online sales and delivery services set up during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Barcelona Care Centre

Barcelona Cuida, a pioneering centre by Barcelona City Council, offers information and advice on all things care-related, providing support and helping carers and cared-for.

View of Barcelona with a heavily polluted sky.

Low Emissions Zone

Permanent restrictions on the circulation of vehicles which pollute the most are due to come into force in the low emissions zone from 1 January 2020. The goal is to improve environmental health and cut emissions. See the details.

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Districts and neighbourhoods

Embrace the essence of each Barcelona districts and step into the different city neighbourhoods.

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Living with diversity

Barcelona is a melting pot of people with a variety of sexual and gender orientations, cultures, languages and traditions. Find out about how to live here with inclusion, diversity and interculturality.

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Bicing

Consult full information on the Bicing service: stations network, availability map, electric bicycles, rates and plenty more.

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Climate emergency

Barcelona is declaring a climate emergency and speeding up a series of changes that commit all the city’s players. Find out all about it!

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New residents

Newly residents will find welcome and support services that help them to integrate into city life. Find information related to rights, education, health and the job market.

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Youth information

Discover the youth and teenager information points available to you in municipal facilities and secondary schools to clear up any queries you may have on training, the associations movement, youth health, student or work mobility etc.

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An accessible city

Find out about the resources and tools available for people with functional diversity in education, housing, jobs, transport, care and aid services, care and financial-aid services, leisure and plenty more.

Open video Estimat Diari

Estimat Diari

Collective city diary where children expressed their feelings and experiences during their weeks of confinement while the Covid-19 virus crisis continues. Check it out!

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Work-family life balance service

The Barcelona Neighbourhood Plan is launching “Concilia”, a new babysitting service to help with balancing work, family and personal life in low-income areas.

A group of neighbours wearing a face mask chatting in the rambla del Carmel

Living communally in Barcelona

We love Barcelona. And now we want, more than ever, to enjoy and experience it with respect. We’ll all come out winners!

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Barcelona Energia

The publicly owned electricity distributor Barcelona Energia is to start offering its services to citizens in January 2019 and will supply a maximum of 20,000 homes.

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Office for Non-Discrimination (OND)

A human-rights defence service you can turn to if you are experiencing or have experienced any form of discrimination or hate crime, especially on the grounds of origins, cultural or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Konsulta'm

Psychological support service for teenagers and young people between the ages of 12 and 22, also offering advice for professionals on mental health matters.

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Resource guide for people with disabilities

The Resource Guide features useful procedures, aid and benefits for people with disabilities who reside in the city.

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Barcelona, in a single click

In the directories of the Barcelona Guide, you’ll find everything you need: city facilities, organisations and venues.

Vincles BCN

A social innovation project that aims to strengthen social relations and put an end to elderly people’s unwanted solitude, using new technologies. A tablet and app enable users to communicate with their friends and family as well as Vincles user groups.

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