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Day Care

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  • Turku
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There are various options for children’s day care in Turku:• municipal day care and family day care• private day care, family day care and group family day care

You can apply for a place for your child in day care using our electronic service. Please send your application at least four months before your child is due to start day care.

Private day care can be applied for by contacting the private day care centre or childminder. Private day care centres in Turku accept service vouchers, which you receive through the same application as the one used to apply for municipal day care. For private day care allowance or municipal supplement, please contact Kela (the Social Insurance Institution of Finland).

Early childhood education advisors are available for personal guidance on weekdays between 9 and 15, Wednesdays 9 and 12:• by phone at (02) 262 5610 and• through the Early Childhood Education Chat service• day care fees by phone at (02) 262 5609

To whom and on what terms

Daycare, 1-6 year olds.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Turku
Responsible for the serviceCity of Turku
Area Turku
Available languagesEnglish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Russian, Swedish
Text edited by: City of Turku
Updated: 11/8/2022