KOTO Activity by the Immigrant Office organises group activities that introduce immigrants to the Finnish language and society, and promote social integration.
The activities are managed in cooperation with different officials and volunteering organisations and individuals.
As an immigrant, you can receive family and social services from the City of Turku like all other Turku residents. The initial social services provide guidance when you need information about social services in general. The initial social services can also help you with applying for supplementary and preventive social assistance (financial aid).
The Immigrant Office provides health services for a period of up to three years to refugees and asylum seekers who have received a positive residence permit decision. Returnees from Ingria and the migrant spouses of refugees receive information on health care services and a medical check-up by a public health nurse. After this, health care services are provided by local health stations.
The Immigrant Office employs a doctor, four public health nurses, a practical nurse and a psychologist. A public health nurse will invite you for your first visit.
Immigrants have the right to use municipal health care services. You can use the City of Turku’s services if you are residing in Turku.
You can use the following health care services of the City of Turku: