In the event of a crisis or a serious problem, you can get help and support by calling an emergency helpline. In addition to public authorities, there are dozens of associations with their own helplines in Finland.
You can contact Victim Support Finland either by phone or by sending an electronic request for someone to contact you. ‘Tukinainen’ is a crisis centre that provides support for women who have been sexually assaulted or abused. The Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland runs its own Helpline and other phone and online services. The Poison Information Centre provides instructions for first aid in poisoning accidents. Peluuri, the gambling helpline in Finland, provides support for problem gamblers.
All of Finland
- Crisis prevention
This helpline provides support and guidance in sudden life crises. SOS centre crisis prevention in English.
Finnish Association for Mental Health
- Rape crisis centre
Guidance and support in matters relating to sexual abuse and sexual assault.
Rape Crisis Centre Tukinainen
- Support service for crime victims
Helpline service for victims of crime or attempted crime; practical advice, psychological support and juridical advice.
Produced by several organisations
Services by topic
- Housing and construction
- Families and social services
- Health and nutrition
- Teaching and education
- Library and information services
- Culture and communications