What is a Service Centre?

The Service Centre concept was developed in Espoo to make it easier for local residents to access public services. The Service Centres offer a range of high-quality services conveniently and cost-effectively in one place.

Iso Omena Service Centre

The first Service Centre in Espoo, the Iso Omena Service Centre, was opened in August 2016. It is located in Matinkylä, Espoo, on the third floor of the Iso Omena shopping centre.

The Iso Omena Service Centre includes:

  • a library
  • a Service Point of the City of Espoo
  • youth services
  • the Employment Corner
  • a maternity and child health clinic
  • a health centre
  • mental health and substance abuse services
  • Kela
  • HUS laboratory and medical imaging services

In addition, the Iso Omena Service Centre offers facilities for all Espoo residents to use: five rooms for meetings and group work and the Stage for performances.

Map of Iso Omena Service Centre (pdf, 216 Kt)

Kalajärvi Service Centre

The local service centre in Kalajärvi became a Service Centre at the beginning of 2020. The Service Centre is located in northern Espoo, in the Kalajärvi local centre.

The Kalajärvi Service Centre includes:

  • a library
  • a maternity and child health clinic
  • a health centre
  • a Service Point of the City of Espoo
  • a dental clinic

In addition, the Kalajärvi Service Centre offers four facilities for all residents to use: a large hall, a teaching space, a work space and a meeting room.