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Child welfare services

Foster care and emergency services for youth between the ages of 13 and 17.

If a young person needs short-term foster care, they can be found a place in a foster institution.

Emergency services at home for people aged 13–17.

Family work and rehabilitation entails non-institutional support for children aged 0–18, who are child welfare customers, and their families.

Children's homes for children aged 12–17 who for some reason cannot live at home with their parents.

The support person activities are intended for children, who are child welfare customers, or for young people, who need support from a safe adult and want to have their own support person.

Family group conference (Läheisneuvonpito) in a child’s life promotes the client’s opportunities to be heard in child welfare and enables these closest people to be part of the child’s life.

The purpose of arbitration is to offer an alternative to solving conflicts caused by crimes and disagreements. Arbitration is voluntary, impartial, free of charge and confidential for all parties.

Criminal cases and legal representation of young people is responsible for the representation of the City's Social Services and Health Care Committee by supervising the best interests of children during a child's criminal proceedings by participating in the police interrogations/interviews of minors and the court proceedings of 15 to 17-year-olds.

Police social work Social workers and nurses employed by the police evaluate the need for social work and other psychiatric/therapeutic help among the customers of the police and provide psychosocial guidance and advice.

Training for independent living is primarily meant for young people moving out on their own from children’s homes.

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