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Services at the Reception Centre

During your asylum (turvapaikka) application handling, you will get the basic statutory services at the Reception Centre, or they will be organised by the Centre.

The reception services include:
- housing
- reception allowance and spending allowance
- social services
- health care services
- interpreter services
- guidance and information services.

The Helsinki reception centre is part of the national reception system for asylum seekers, which is managed by the Finnish Immigration Service.

The Helsinki reception centre operates at two locations, one in Punavuori and another on Kaarlenkatu.
Both locations have a housing unit for 200 people. Food services have been arranged for the residents of the centre.


Asylum seekers

Available languages:

Finnish, Swedish, English

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