Kestilä Group Home

We provide housing services to people with disabilities residing in Helsinki.

Our group home, nestled by the sea in Ruoholahti, offers six service housing places, with excellent transport connections to the city centre.

Our staff are available Mon-Fri 10.00-18.00, Sat 8.00-16.00 and Sun 10.00-18.00.

The residents at our facility encompass a diverse range of individuals, including retirees, active participants in work and day activities, and students.

The group home is staffed by a team of two instructors, with shifts primarily concentrated during the evenings.

Our contact information:

Staff: +358 9 3107 3547 and +358 50 3271 225

Contact information

Messitytönkatu 5 B 24, 00180 Helsinki Show accessibility information View location on service map
P.O. Box 18710, 00099 City of Helsinki


Messitytönkatu 5 B 24, 00180 Helsinki
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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 smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated.
  • The route to the entrance has a wheelchair lift.

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 button.

In the facility

  • The customer service point is located on floor 2.
  • For moving around, there is a lift, which can hold a wheelchair; the door opens easily manually. The floor numbers in the lift can be felt with fingers. The button for the exit floor stands out from the other buttons. (The minimum dimensions for an accessible lift are width 1.1 m and depth 1.4 m.)
  • The doors in the facility stand out clearly.
  • The facility has an accessible toilet on floor 2.
  • There is a second accessible toilet on floor 2.
  • There is a third accessible toilet on floor 2.