- Public service
Welcome to Porvoo – we will help you settle in!The City of Porvoo’s immigrant services provides you with practical guidance and advice in various matters.
You have access to the same public services as the other residents of Porvoo. We offer you advice on where to find more information on housing, studying, health services and leisure opportunities.
We will help you settle down in Porvoo and integrate into Finnish society in cooperation with authorities and associations.
To whom and on what terms
The service is free of charge.
Immigrants are offered guidance and counselling related to integration, health and social welfare services, housing, personal finance and livelihood, studying and work. The advisers explain what services are available, how they can be accessed and what the preconditions for using them are. They direct immigrants to all service providers.
Immigrants can get counselling for example on telephone or by visiting a service point. The advisers do not make decisions related to the services.