Iodine tablets will be distributed to pregnant clients and children under the age of 3 during their periodic health check-up at the maternity and child health clinic, starting from 28 August.

Read the news: Helsinki to distribute iodine tablets at maternity and child health clinics for children under 3 and pregnant clients.

Clients may also collect the tablets according to the attached distribution schedule from the Kallio Family Centre's maternity and child health clinic or Itäkatu Family Centre's maternity and child health clinic.

On Wednesdays from 8.30–10.30 the distribution of medical iodine is available without an appointment

Kallio Family Centre's maternity and child health clinic, Toinen linja 4 C, 00530 Helsinki, 6.9., 20.9, 4.10., 18.10., 1.11., 15.11., ja 29.11.

Itäkatu Family Centre's maternity and child health clinic, Tallinnanaukio 1, 00930 Helsinki, 13.9., 27.9., 11.10., 25.10., 8.11., ja 22.11. 

Influenza vaccinations for expectant individuals and children, and influenza booster vaccinations for children, starting from 27.11.2023

  • We will continue to offer influenza vaccinations in connection with maternity and child health clinic check-ups.
  • You can book the vaccination appointment with your public health nurse in Maisa: Book an appointment > Select maternity clinic appointment booking or Child health clinic appointment booking > Maternity clinic vaccination appointment. Vaccination appointments can be booked between 27.11.–15.12.2023 and 8.1.–2.2.2024.

Coronavirus booster vaccines for expectant individuals, starting from 27.11.2023

  • Vaccinations are only available in Malmi centralised maternity and child health clinic service. Coronavirus vaccinations are not available at other maternity and child health clinics.
  • If you are a customer of the maternity clinic, you can book an appointment at the Malmi clinic by calling the clinic's telephone service tel. +358 9 310 55530 (Link starts a phone call) (open on weekdays from 8.00-14.00) or by sending a Maisa message to your public health nurse. Vaccination appointments are available at Malmi on Tue 5.12, Wed 13.12, Wed 20.12, Wed 27.12 and Wed 3.1 at 8.30-10.30.
  • The next time children’s coronavirus vaccinations are available at Malmi, is on 13.12. and approximately every 6 weeks thereafter.

Itäkatu Family Centre

Photo: Kaisa Sunimento

Contact information

Tallinnanaukio 1, 00930 Helsinki Show accessibility information

Valid for the time being:
- Mon-Thu 7.00-20.00
- Fri 7.00-18.00

P.O. Box 6730, 00099 City of Helsinki

We have put together comprehensive family services at the Itäkatu Family Centre, ranging from preventive services to special services. At the family centre, you will receive support for your family according to your needs. 

The Itäkatu Family Centre is intended for families in the eastern part of the city. 

The services of the family centre are very diverse, as they include, for example, maternity and child health clinic services, family coaching, maternity and child health clinic psychologist services, preventive oral health services for children and young people, speech therapy, physical and occupational therapy, education and family counselling, child welfare services and disability services. 

If necessary, we will also offer services of other service centres at the family centre, such as adult social work services and adult substance abuse and mental health services. 

Our services also extend to the home. Our services provided at home include home services for families with children and family work for families with children. 


Tallinnanaukio 1, 00930 Helsinki
Location on map - Open larger map(Link leads to external service)

The route to the main entrance

  • The pick-up and drop-off area is located in the vicinity of the entrance, giving easy access to the pavement.
  • The route to the entrance is guided, smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated.

The main entrance

  • The entrance stands out clearly and is illuminated. There is a canopy above the entrance.
  • The doors connected to the entrance stand out clearly. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door opens automatically with a motion sensor.

In the facility

  • The customer service point is on the entrance floor.
  • The customer service point has directions to the different facilities.
  • The doors in the customer service point stand out clearly.
  • The waiting room of the customer service point has no queue number system. The waiting room has chairs.
  • The customer service point has a fixed induction loop.
  • The customer service point has an accessible toilet on the same floor.