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Family Law Services

Family Law Services
33100 Tampere
opening hours Monday to Friday 8 - 15.30

E-mail addresses of the personnel are of the format [email protected]


Child welfare officers

Child welfare officers are responsible for the investigation and confirmation of paternity concerning children born out of wedlock. When a child’s parents are living separately, they are in charge of agreements on the child's guardianship, living place, meeting rights, and maintenance.

Advice and arranging an appointment

  • Arranging an appointment: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9 - 11, tel. 040 660 1583
  • Advice: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 12 - 13, tel. 040 806 3535
  • Cancelling an appointment: tel. 040 660 1583 or directly to the child welfare officers.

Child maintenance of children taken into care:

  • Arranging and cancelling an appointment and advice: tel. 040 806 4824

Social workers

Social workers make a circumstantial report, at the district court’s request, on the parents’ living conditions. Should the parents be unable to agree on: the child's guardianship, living place and/or meeting rights, an application is addressed to the court for a decision.

Leave the request to call back in the answering machine of a social worker, tel. 040 660 1583 (switchboard)

Supervised visitations

Family Law Services is responsible of organizing supervised visitations, supported visitations and supervised exchanges.

Further information:
Senior social worker Birgitta Jyrkkä Tel. 050 430 1195