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Iloisten ihmisten ryhmä.

Väinönkatu 1a B, 2nd floor
40100 Jyväskylä
Tel. 014 266 3423

The Integration Services helps immigrants in their adjustment to Finnish society and supports the preservation of their own cultural identity. It also seeks to promote the development of our society into a multi-cultural community accepting diversity.

If you have questions about your residence permit application, please contact The Finnish Immigration Service 0295 419 600(Maahanmuuttovirasto)

We serve

  • refugees and returnees living in Jyväskylä
  • guidance and advice for other immigrants
  • all those interested in foreign affairs
  • cooperation partners

Services provided by the Integration Services include

  • organization of refugee and returnee reception
  • guidance and advice for immigrants
  • social welfare work for immigrants
  • guidance for refugees in matters related to the reunification of families
  • education, consultation and information about alien affairs
  • cooperation with different agencies in organizing immigrant services

The Integration Services supplies social welfare work needed by refugees for a period of 3 years from immigration and for returnees the period is one year.

Our personnel instructs immigrants in various practical matters. In difficult family situations we support the family by methods of enhanced family work.

Contact information

Information office

The Information Office is open on Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m and on Thursday from 10 a.m to 3p.m

If you want service in English, we recommend that you visit us before noon, since the afternoons are reserved for clients in need of interpretation services. There is and interpreter of different languages present in the information office in the afternoons.

Consultation by phone on 
Monday from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m., 
Tuesday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Friday from 10 a.m to 3 p.m

Tel. 014 266 3423

The immigrant can receive guidance and advice without making an appointment in all problem situations arising in the new society.

The Information Office also manages the appointment for workers.

Service supervisor
Tel. 050 3312737
Leading social worker
Tel. 050 4652605
Tel. 050 3304988
Psychiatric nurse
Tel. 050 3004071

Service secretary
Tel. 050 5607943

Office secretary
Tel. 050 3133981

Social workers, western part
Tel. 050 3555192, 050 3277875

Social workers, eastern part
Tel. 050 4413304, 050 3259354, 046 9222728

Social Instructors, western part
Tel. 050 4016352, 050 5615866

Social Instructors, eastern part
Tel. 050 3073696, 050 3222826, 050 5228656

Unaccompanied refugee youth and their after care
Social workers Tel. 050 3118057, 050 3141174
Social Intructor Tel. 050 3149991