Services for Families with Children

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2020-06-22 13:06

Maternity and child health clinics

Due to the coronavirus situation, we carry out non-urgent check-ups depending on the availability of appointments at our clinics. Maternity clinics are open as usual. To visit the open clinic, you need to book an appointment in advance. 

Family social work

Contact us if you need advice on your daily life as a family, your child’s daily rhythm, eating, sleeping or developmental challenges at different ages. Or perhaps you would like to talk to somebody or ask for advice on parenting, your relationship with your partner, life as a family or your children.

  • The best way to contact us is to use the Get help! form
  • you may also call us, tel. 09 816 23600, on weekdays at klo 9−14.

We serve mainly by phone.

Family Counselling Centres

We will serve customers by phone and video whenever this is possible. The best way to contact us is to use  the Get help! form

Physiotherapy, occupational therapy and psychologists’ services for children

We are reducing non-urgent services. We will hold as many appointments as we can either remotely or by phone. Clients can contact the employee who usually serves them to ask for telephone or remote guidance. You may also visit us in person if we agree on this in advance.

Child Psychiatric Outpatient Unit

The Child Psychiatric Outpatient Unit aims to hold its clients’ appointments and network meetings on the phone or via video calls whenever possible. We will assess the need for appointments and meetings at the unit on a case-by-case basis.

School and student health service

Face-to-face appointments at school are available as usual until 26 June or you may call our centralised telephone service, tel. 09 8166 1234, Mon–Fri 9:00–13:00

Use the TerkkariChat, Mon–Fri 9:00–13:00

Family Law Services

Family Law Services will reduce its operations. We now provide fewer non-urgent services, and we will offer them by telephone and remotely whenever possible. Face-to-face appointments are still available, but they need to be agreed on in advance.

Child welfare officers’ helpline, tel. 09 816 277 11, Mon–Fri 10:00−11:00.

Due to the coronavirus situation, the City of Espoo child welfare officers’ walk-in service is now call-in service. Our telephone service, tel. 09 816 27711, is open on Tuesdays from 8:30 to 10:00. When you call our number, please press 5 to select this service.

Food aid for families with children  

Advice and assistance, tel. 09 816 45 000 (Mon–Fri 8:00–10:00). Our social welfare workers will assess your need for food assistance.

Other services