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Family Law Services

Family Law Services
33100 Tampere

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