Social Work for Adults

Customer Service Chat serves you on workdays (from Monday to Friday) between 9 am. and 11 am.

You can ask about the following matters on the chat:

  • the social services for adults
  • finding a suitable social service in your situation
  • questions related to applying for the social assistance

Service Points

  • Main service point: Linnankatu 23

Because of the exceptional situation caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus infection, the emergency duty service points of  Perno and Varissuo are closed for the moment. Please contact the Service Direction over the phone.



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The unit of the Social Work for Adults provides social services for Turku residents who are over the age of 18 and who do not have minor children living in their household. Social Work for Adults supports you in stressful life situations, you hope for a change in your life or you feel that a wide range of challenges have piled up and you are not sure how you will move forward with your life.

You can access the services of the Social Work for Adults by contacting the Customer Service of the Social Services. Another authority or other person who is concerned for another one may also make a notification of the person in need of the social services in accordance with the Social Welfare Act.

In order to get support from the Social Work for Adults you don't need to have financial worries, and you don't need to be a client of the social work for discretionary income support. In matters concerning the discretionary income support application you can contact the customer service of the social services.

Other authorities and cooperation partners can also use the customer service of the social services.

Visiting address: 

Linnankatu 23
20100 Turku


Telephone +358 2 262 5001
Telephone Switchboard of Turku City +358 2 330 000


Fax +358 2 262 6130

Opening hours

Mon - Fri 09:00 - 11:00
Phone Consultations
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 15:30
Thu 09:00 - 14:00
Fri 09:00 - 15:30
Information Desk (Linnankatu 23)
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Info Monitori (Auragatan 8)
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 15:45