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Rehabilitative work activities

  • Service
  • Helsinki
  • Public service

These activities are specifically designed for unemployed individuals actively seeking job opportunities. The primary objective is to strengthen your life management skills and facilitate your path to finding suitable employment.

Engaging in rehabilitative work activities offers numerous benefits. It enables you to identify and develop your strengths and interests, while boosting your self-con ...

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To whom and on what terms

The services are intended for people, who have been unemployed for a long time, who have trouble finding their own place in the job market or who need other, specialised support measures, in order to find employment.

The service is only for citizens of Helsinki.

Background information

Work activities are intended for persons who, due to their illness, need for rehabilitation or some other reason, are unable to participate in ordinary work.

Work activities can be organised at activity centres or ordinary workplaces. Participants in work activities are not in an employment relationship with the organiser of the activities. Participants are paid a daily compensation for their work activities. Participants may have to pay for their meals and commutes during the workday.

The purpose of work activities is to maintain and promote the functional capacity of the participants.

The service is provided by

City of Helsinki

Responsible for the service

The Social Services, Health Care and Rescue Services Division, City of Helsinki
Text edited by: The Social Services, Health Care and Rescue Services Division, City of Helsinki
Updated: 17/9/2023