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Early childhood education 

Early childhood education

Early childhood education supports child’s growth, development and learning. High-quality early childhood education is based on the co-operation of children, parents and the staff.

Emergency care services and first aid 

Emergency care services and first aid

If a patient urgently needs to consult a doctor, he or she books the appointment from the Telephone Health Service, tel. 10023 or tel. 03 10 0023 when calling from a mobile phone, daily 7 – 22.

The First Aid Unit Acuta treats Tampere residents having acutely fallen ill and residents with minor injuries.

Health services

Except for emergency medical care, the health services organised by the City of Tampere are only provided for Tampere residents. You are entitled to these services if you are registered in Tampere.

Those studying at colleges and institutes located in Tampere belong to the system of student health care.

Emergency number 

Call the emergency number 112

Finnish citizens and non-Finnish residents can obtain help by dialling the 112 emergency number for all emergencies requiring urgent assistance, whether from police, rescue, ambulance or social services.

1. If you can, make the call yourself
2. State what has happened
3. State precisely the address and municipality
4. Answer any questions asked
5. Follow the instructions given
6. Do not hang up until told to do so

Employment services 

Local employment experiment

As of 1 August 2017, your municipality of residence (Tampere, Kangasala, Lempäälä, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Punkalaidun, Sastamala, Vesilahti or Ylöjärvi) will be responsible for your employment services instead of the Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office) for Pirkanmaa.


Open vacancies in the city of Tampere and nationwide in Finland will be found from the web-pages below.