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Support person activities of Services for the Disabled

  • Service
  • Helsinki
  • Public service

The support person service is intended for a disabled person who requires support for creating and maintaining social relations. A support person can also be provided in order to support independence and development.

The aim of the support person activity is e.g. to increase disabled people’s chances to participate in hobbies and recreational activities.

With the support person one can e.g. go shopping, to hobbies or events. The support person can also be company for a walk or talking.

It’s possible to find a support person yourself or ask a social worker. More information about the support person activity can be received by e-mail from sote.tukihenkilovammaistyohon@hel.fi.

The service is free of charge for the client.

To whom and on what terms

The service can be applied for via a social instructor at the social work services in your own residential area.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Helsinki
Responsible for the serviceSocial Services and Health Care Division, City of Helsinki
Area Helsinki
Available languageFinnish
Text edited by: Social Services and Health Care Division, City of Helsinki
Updated: 28/5/2022