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Northern Helsinki

Helsinki’s community centres are open:

Community centres Hanna, Oulunkylän Seurahuone, Kontula, Vuosaari, Malmi and Pihlajamäki are open on Mon-Fri 9:00–16:00.

Community centre Saunabaari is open on Mon 9:00–17:50, and on Tue-Fri 9:00–16:00.

Community centre Lassila is open on Mon-Thu 9:00–16:00., and on Fri 9:00–18:00.

Community centre Betania has been closed for the time being due to renovation.

  • We offer digital support and help with e-services.
  • All excursions, events and group activities are planned and implemented in accordance with coronavirus guidelines
  • Information on online events is available on the Facebook pages of the community centres.
  • We require responsible adherence to coronavirus guidelines also in the use of our premises and participation in our activities in the evenings and at weekends.


Community Centre Oulunkylän Seurahuone

Service hours Mon–Fri 9–16

Larin Kyöstin tie 7, 00650 Helsinki
Map, transport connections and accessibility
PO Box 65836, 00099 City of Helsinki
Tel. +358 (0)9 3104 0912, Customer Service
Social Instructor Elina Pentikäinen, tel. +358 (0)9 3106 9720, +358 (0)40 334 3297
The band, tel. +358 (0)9 3104 6815,
Reservations and enquiries only through email,

The beautiful villa next to the Oulunkylä station is a living room that welcomes everyone. The building has previously housed a spa, a restaurant, a home for six families and a school of pop and jazz music, just to name a few.

The community centre Oulunkylän Seurahuone sells coffee, tea and snacks. A community fridge is used. You can receive advice in digital matters at the IT point. A band group open for all gathers on Mondays and on Wednesdays you can join the open silent meditation. The house is also a venue for various activities and events, and more information about them is available on the Facebook pages.  
Click here to join as a volunteer (Finnish).

Community Centre Saunabaari

Service hours
Mon 9.00 –  17.50, café 9.00 – 17.30
Tue-Thu 9.00 –  16.00, café 9.00 –  15.00
Fri 9.00  16.00, café 9.00  14.00

Metsäpurontie 25, 00630 Helsinki
Map, transport connections, accessibility
PO Box 63832, 00099 City of Helsinki
Tel. +358 (0)9 3106 9722, café
Tel. +358 (0)9 3106 9721, weaving house
Instructor Aino Timonen, tel. +358 (0)9 3107 3556
Venue reservations, tel. +358 (0)9 3102 4587


Community Centre Malmi

Service hours Mon-Fri 9-16

Kirkonkyläntie 2, 00700 Helsinki
Map, transport connections and accessibility
PO Box 7971, 00099 City of Helsinki
Social Instructor Susanna Johansson, tel. +358 (0)9 3106 9960
Venue reservations tel.  +358 (0)9 3105 8576 and +358 (0)50 337 4375
Guidance in digital devices, instructors, tel. +358 (0)9 3105 8579

Community Centre Malmi is a meeting and event venue open to all. The main function of the resident house is to increase well-being and prevent loneliness. The house offers the opportunity to participate in various groups and events. You can come and think of new activities, participate or just hang out. In evenings and at weekends, the premises of the resident house are rented out to organisational operators, such as friendship clubs and peer support groups. The resident house is to people of all ages!

Community Centre Pihlajamäki

  • We hand out waste food at the front door Wed–Thu from 9.00 and also Tue-Wed from 14.00 as long as there is food left.
  • We hand out face masks for people with limited means Mon–Fri 9–16.

Service hours Mon-Fri 9-16

Liusketie 3 A, 00710 Helsinki
Map, transport connections, accessibility 
PO Box 71797, 00099 City of Helsinki
Tel. +358 (0)9 3104 1010
Social Instructor Satu Punju, tel. +358 (0)9 3106 2575

Liusketie 3 A from outside (photo: Johanna Sorila)

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