Social services in Espoo
The Info Bank nationwide Social Services page contains information about social services in Finland.
The Info Bank Helsinki Metropolitan Area Social Services page contains information on social services in the Helsinki metropolitan area.
Adult social work
The Info Bank Social Welfare Office page explains the issues which are the responsibility of municipal social welfare offices in Finland.
Brochures on income support are available from the Espoo social welfare office in the following languages: Persian, Russian, Somali, English. Further information on social work in Espoo intended for adults in Finnish and Swedish.
Problems with debt in Espoo
The City of Espoo website contains information on family social work and child welfare in Finnish, Swedish and English.
Day Care in Espoo
Services for the elderly in Espoo support and foster the independence of elderly people who wish to remain at home. Services include home nursing and daytime activities. A charge is made for the services. The City of Espoo website contains further information on services for the elderly in Espoo in Finnish, Swedish and English.
Senior Citizens’ Advice Centre
Senior Citizens’ Advice provides guidance and information concerning services for the elderly provided by municipalities, the private sector and associations. Tel. (09) 816 30 265 Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Visiting address: Well Life Center, Metsänpojankuja 3, 1st floor, Pohjois-Tapiola.
Services organised for disabled persons by the City of Espoo include transport services and economic support. Services may be applied for from disability services social workers and service counsellors.
The City of Espoo website contains contact details for the Disabled Services service centre and information about services in Finnish, Swedish and English.
Day care and teaching for disabled children
Day care and teaching for disabled children is arranged as part of basic services intended for municipal residents. Further information in Finnish. Information about special support provided for disabled children in day care can be obtained from the City of Espoo website in Finnish.