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Home service and family work

The workers of the Home service and Family work units provide help for the families, which are in a challenging life situation. They help families to cope with daily life. Service is meant to be short-time assistance aiming at preventing the complication of the family situation. Work is mainly carried out at the home of the family.

Home service for families with children

The workers of the Home service work units provide help for the families, which are in a challenging life situation. They help families to cope with daily life. Service is meant to be short-time assistance aiming at preventing the complication of the family situation. Work is mainly carried out at the home of the family.

Home service can be provided when a family needs support for its parenthood and for coping with daily life. You can take contact when

  • you need help in difficulties related to pregnancy or a baby’s care
  • your family is a multifamily
  • you need support for the management of daily routines and housekeeping
  • you need baby-sitting during your medical visit, for instance.

Contacts

Take contact by phone or email with the home service of your own residence district.
Booking time by phone: Monday and Thursday at 9 - 11 and Tuesday at 13 - 15.

Client fees

Home service is not free of charge to the client. A visit fee or a monthly payment is charged for the service. A visit fee is six euros per hour. The maximum charge is 31 euros per visit. A monthly payment is based on the client’s income, family size and number of visits.


Family work

The Family work unit can be contacted either by the client himself/herself or the person working with the child, adolescent or family when for instance

  • Help is needed to improve the mutual interaction of the family members.
  • Specific support is needed to secure the health or the development of a child or an adolescent.
  • Help is needed to agree on the home-coming hours and the ways to organize free time activities of the child or the adolescent.
  • Help is needed to facilitate school.

Services provided by the Family work unit are free of charge for the client.