Kuvakaruselli työikäisten palvelut

Working-age services

Social services for people of working age

Services for people of working age are provided for adults and families aged 18 to 64 living in the Siun sote area. We will help you when you need support, guidance and counselling in different everyday situations.

Social work and social guidance provide customers support for making changes. Among other things, the aim of making changes is to reinforce the customer's well-being, independent coping, and life management, and to reduce vulnerability.

A package of social support and social services to meet your needs will be built together with a social worker or social counsellor.

You can contact the services for example if you or someone close to you are experiencing

  • difficulties in coping with everyday life
  • difficulties in moving forward in life due to prolonged unemployment or reduced ability to work
  • mental health or substance abuse problems
  • housing problems or you if do not have a place to stay
  • a need for guidance and counselling related to social security or other social services
  • a sudden crisis or a violent experience
  • financial problems.

Services for people of working age include

  • guidance and counselling
  • discussion and support
  • rehabilitative work activities
  • services for the homeless
  • supplementary and preventive social assistance
  • financial intermediation account service.

How to receive services

If you are a new customer, call the social welfare office for assistance.

If you already have a designated employee, they will help you when you make an appointment.

Social emergency services provide help in crisis situations mainly in the evenings and weekends.

Contact information

Nurmes social welfare office

The social welfare office provides guidance and advice on the social services for people of working age, children, young people and families.

The services provided at the office include supplementary and preventive social assistance, rehabilitative work activities, financial intermediation account services, family counselling, school social worker and psychologist services, determining of paternity, child care, meeting rights and financial support matters, child welfare, counselling and advice for homeless people. 

Available languages: Finnish, English.

Social services for people of working age
Open weekdays Mon 9:00–12:00, other times open by appointment.

Visiting information

  • Service hours
    • Monday 9.00—12.00