Social Work for Families with Children

Contact Information

Southern District of the Social Work for Families with Children

  • Guidance and counselling are available from Monday to Friday between 9 am. and 10 am. tel. 040 645 2208

Western District of the Social Work for Families with Children

  • Guidance and counselling are available from Monday to Friday between 9 am. and 10 am. tel. 050 396 7183

Northern District of the Social Work for Families with Children

  • Guidance and counselling are available from Monday to Friday between 9 am. and 10 am. tel. 040 194 0545

You can also leave a message and ask to be contacted. The social advisors will contact you in 1-3 working days.

Please note the following: Don't send your personal data or other sensitive information via email. The connection is not secured.

Email address lapsiperhesosiaalityo@turku.fi

Service Points

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.

Crisis Situations

The Chat of the Service Direction serves you from Monday to Friday between 9 am. and 11 am.

You can ask about the following matters on the chat:

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

Social Work for Families with Children supports you in difficult situations when you want to have a change in your life or when you feel overwhelmed by several kinds of challenges and you aren't sure how to get forward in life.

Social Work for Families with Children is done in cooperation with the family. The social workers search for suitable solutions depending on the situation of each family. They encourage the families in the change and work in cooperation with the network of the city and each family. 

We have family consellors, family workers, social workers, social advisors and a secretary in the team. We  work in cooperation with a wide network of services, such as the day care services, schools, child welfare clinics, the Social Insurance Institution Kela, employment service centres and various associations.