Social services - Help and support in everyday life
Do you or someone close to you need help and support in everyday life? Here you will find information about social services and how to apply for them for people in different life situations
When you have an emergency or crisis
In urgent child protection matters, call the child protection emergency service on 044 482 8200 on weekdays from 9 am to 3 pm. The social emergency service provides urgent and necessary assistance to the 24-hour social welfare service. Akuutti24’s social emergency services are available daily from 8 am to 4 pm, tel. +358 44 482 8201. At other times, the social emergency services can be contacted via the emergency number 112.
Advice and client guidance
If you are a new client, first contact social welfare counseling and client guidance.
If you are already a customer of social services, contact your own unit and your own employee there as a matter of priority.