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Support for people with disabilities

Disability allowance or care allowance for pensioners is paid to disabled people. The disability card makes it easier for persons with disabilities to indicate their disabled status and their need for an assistant. Mobility aids and services helping in independent living are available to people with disabilities.

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Allowances and rights for people with disabilities

Municipalities are responsible for providing the services required by the disabled people. Disability benefits and advice are available from Kela.

Aids and home renovations for people with disabilities

Assistive device services are free of charge. If you need alteration work in your home, your municipality of residence may reimburse you for them.

Sheltered housing for people with disabilities

The purpose of sheltered housing for persons with disabilities is to provide the disabled person with the most independent and active life possible.