Our expert in the inclusion of Helsinki residents with disabilities provides support to individuals facing reduced mobility or functional impairments due to disabilities or chronic illnesses by enhancing their living conditions and empowering them to participate as equal city residents, promoting a sense of inclusivity and equality for all.
Our expert does not handle individual issues, such as applications, reminders or complaints, concerning people with disabilities. For assistance in such matters, you can contact, for example, the counselling service for people with disabilities or the Social or Patient Ombudsman.
The duties of the expert in the inclusion of Helsinki residents with disabilities include:
- Promoting the inclusion, non-discrimination, equality and fundamental rights of Helsinki residents with disabilities and chronic illnesses.
- Serving as a liaison and expert between different divisions within the city.
- Providing expertise and education on disability issues.
- Acting as the secretary of the Council on Disability and facilitating effective communication between the city's various operators and disability organisations.
You can contact an expert by email or phone.