Children with special needs Childcare options for children with special needs Several childcare options are available for children with special needs, depending on the age and functional level of the child. School options for children with special needs Special education and assistance are available for children with special needs. Childcare and school Childcare services Every child aged 0 to 6 years old is guaranteed a place in the public childcare system in Denmark. Going to school Education is mandatory for children between the ages of 6 and 16 in Denmark. Children with special needs In Copenhagen, our aim is that children and young people with special needs receive the support and help they need. CPR, registration and documents Learn more about getting your CPR number, yellow health card, and other important documents. Housing Finding a place to live is key to obtaining a CPR number and starting your life in Denmark. Healthcare Your yellow health card (sundhedskort) gives you access to the Danish healthcare system. Culture and leisure There are many opportunities to live an engaged, social and active life that balances cultural and leisure activities in Copenhagen. Online self-services As a resident in Copenhagen, you can use online self-services to order a NemID, receive Digital Post and much more. Childcare and school You have several options when it comes to childcare, schooling and after school care in Copenhagen. Learn Danish If you are 18, live in Denmark and have a CPR number, you are eligible for Danish courses offered by your local municipality. Transport and parking Find out various ways you get around by public transport, biking or driving in Copenhagen. Report to the authorities Contact the right authorities if you want to report a crime, an emergency or other problems in the City of Copenhagen.