We recommend that everyone who is 12 years old or older uses a face mask in all social and health care facilities.
Read more here: Coronavirus updates from Helsinki
Due to the worsening COVID-19 situation, we ask you to only visit housing units for people with disabilities for strictly necessary reasons.
The request not to visit is valid from 6 January 2022 until further notice.
The staff will inform in detail about the practical arrangements during the visit and the instructions given by the staff must be followed.
The epidemiological unit and the head of unit will inform about possible coronavirus infections or exposures in our unit.
Assisted housing services in accordance with the Disability Services Act is meant for persons whose disability or illness necessitates constant assistance with daily activities, assistance at different times of day and night or other extensive assistance, but who do not require institutional care.
Assisted housing services in accordance with the Disability Services Act is available in group homes, housing groups and supported housing homes. Support and assistance are organised according to the customer’s need on a 24-hour basis or at regular intervals.
You can become a resident by contacting the unit for social work for the disabled.
The city’s sheltered housing groups (pages in Finnish)
In addition to the city’s service locations, the service is also available at purchased service units.
Advice and assistance with seeking placement in a housing group is available from the disability care social worker at your local disability social work unit.