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Social and Health Care Services in summer 2019

Health stations

 Kalasatama Health Station services will be open as follows:

  • Between 3 and 23 June: Mon–Thu 7:00–18:00, Fri 7:00–16:00
  • Between 24 June and 11 August: Mon–Fri 7:00–16:00
  • Between 12 August and 1 September: Mon–Thu 7:00–18:00, Fri 7:00–16:00

 Vuosaari Health Station services will be open as follows:

  • Between 3 and 23 June: Mon–Thu 7:00–18:00, Fri 7:00–16:00
  • Between 24 June and 11 August: Mon–Fri 7:00–16:00
  • Between 12 August and 1 September: Mon–Thu 7:00–18:00, Fri 7:00–16:00

 Jakomäki, Kivikko and Malminkartano health stations will be closed between 24 June and 28 July. During this time, clients of these health stations will be directed to other health stations as follows:

  • Customers of Jakomäki Health Station will be directed to Malmi Health Station, Talvelantie 4, tel. 09 310 57702
  • Customers of Kivikko Health Station will be directed to Kontula Health Station, Ostoskuja 3, tel. 09 310 60410

Customers of Malminkartano Health Station will be directed to Kannelmäki Health Station, Kaustisenpolku 6 A, tel. 09 310 47355.

The other Helsinki health stations will be open Mon–Fri 8:00–16:00 from 1 June to 31 August.

The child psychiatric team will not be operational between 15 and 28 July.

The self-treatment product distribution point (Käpyläntie 11) will be open weekdays 8:00–16:00 from 1 June to 31 August.

The centralised contraceptive advice will be open through the summer.

Dental care

Appointment booking for dental care will be open Mon–Thu 7:00–18:00 and Fri 7:00–15:00, tel. 09 310 51400.

You can make an appointment by visiting any dental clinic in person. The dental care chat service will be open on weekdays 10:00–14:00 at www.hel.fi/hammashoito.

Some dental clinics will be closed for high summer

  • Herttoniemenranta Dental Clinic from 1 July to 4 August
  • The dental clinic at Jakomäki Health Station from 1 July to 4 August
  • The dental clinic at Kannelmäki Health Station from 29 July to 4 August
  • The dental clinic at Laajasalo Health Station from 8 July to 11 August
  • Lauttasaari Dental Clinic from 22 July to 4 August
  • The dental clinic at Malminkartano Health Station from 8 July to 4 August
  • Mannerheimintie Dental Clinic from 29 July to 4 August
  • The dental clinic at Maunula Health Station from 1 July to 5 August
  • The dental clinic at Munkkiniemi Health Station from 24 June to 21 July
  • The dental clinic at Paloheinä Health Station from 15 July to 5 August
  • The dental clinic at Pihlajamäki Health Station from 8 July to 5 August
  • Porolahti Dental Clinic from 24 June to 9 August
  • Pukinmäki Dental Clinic from 8 July to 9 August
  • Ruskeasuo Dental Clinic from 8 July to 9 August
  • Vironniemi Dental Clinic from 1 July to 2 August

Emergency dental care will be provided at Myllypuro Dental Clinic throughout the summer, Ruskeasuo emergency dental care will be closed from 8 July to 11 August. Appointment booking weekdays 7:00–14:00, tel. 09 310 51400.

In the evenings, at weekends and on holidays, emergency dental care services are provided at Haartman Hospital at Haartmaninkatu 4, Building 12. Appointment booking Mon–Fri 14:00–21:00 and Sat–Sun 8:00–21:00, tel. 09 471 71110.

During the night (21:00–8:00), emergency oral and dental healthcare services are provided at Töölö Hospital, Töölönkatu 40. Please call in advance, tel. 040 621 5699.

Maternity and child health clinic and family services

Maternity and child health clinic telephone services will be available weekdays 8:00–13:00 from 17 June to 11 August, tel. 09 310 55530.

You cannot book times electronically for the maternity and child health clinic for the period between 17 June and 11 August. You can however book times for the fall electronically during this time.

The maternity and child health clinic chat service will be open weekdays 12:00–13:00 from 17 June to 11 August.

Itäkatu maternity and child health clinic will be open weekdays 8:00–16:00 between 17 June and 11 August.

Kallio maternity and child health clinic will be open weekdays 8:00–16:00 between 17 June and 11 August.

Vuosaari maternity and child health clinic will be open weekdays 8:00–16:00 between 17 June and 11 August.

Jakomäki, Maunula and Suutarila maternity and child health clinics will be closed between 24 June and 28 July. During this time, the clients of these clinics will be directed to other maternity and child health clinics as follows:

  • Clients of Jakomäki Maternity and Child Health Clinic will be directed to Malmi Maternity and Child Health Clinic, Talvelantie 4, 00700 Helsinki
  • Clients of Maunula maternity and child health clinic will be directed to Paloheinä maternity and child health clinic, Paloheinäntie 22, 00670
    Helsinki
  • Clients of Suutarila maternity and child health clinic will be directed to Puistola maternity and child health clinic, Ajurinaukio 1, 00750 Helsinki.

All other maternity and child health clinics will remain open throughout the summer.

Between 17 June and 11 August, clinics will handle the examinations of expectant mothers, infants aged 1-year-old or younger, and other necessary examinations.

The services of open maternity and child health clinics will be centralised in high summer.

Opening hours between 17 June and 11 August

·         Haaga: Tue 8:30–11:00

·         Itäkatu: Tue, Wed, Thu 8:30–11:00

·         Kallio maternity and child health clinic: Wed and Thu 8:30–11:00

·         Laakso: Wed 8:30–11:00

·         Laajasalo: Fri 8:30–11:00

·         Lauttasaari: Fri 8:30–11:00

·         Malmi: Thu 8:30–11:00

·         Munkkiniemi: Fri 8:30–11:00  

·         Oulunkylä: Mon 8:30–11:00

·         Pihlajamäki: Tue 8:30–11:00

·         Pitäjänmäki: Thu 8:30–11:00

·         Puistola: Tue 8:30–11:00

·         Töölö: Mon 8:30–11:00

·         Viiskulma: Mon 8:30–11:00

·         Vuosaari: Mon 8:30–11:00

The following special services for families will be closed from 15 July to 28 July

  • Maternity and child health clinic psychologist services
  • Couples therapy
  • The Family Counselling Office
  • Speech therapy
  • Therapeutic work for families with infants

Service Centres

  • Kamppi Service Centre (Salomonkatu 21) will be open weekdays 8:00–16:00 from 3 June to 1 September.
  • Kinapori Comprehensive Service Centre (Kinaporinkatu 9) will be open weekdays 8:00–16:00 and closed on weekends between 24 June and 28 July.
  • Kontula comprehensive service centre (Kontukuja 5) will be open weekdays 8:00–15:30 between 1 June and 31 August.
  • The Meripihka day activities at Kustaankartano comprehensive service centre (Oltermannintie 32) will be open from 1 to 31 July with the number of participants restricted to 12.
  • Koskela comprehensive service centre (Käpyläntie 11, building N) will be open 8:00–15:30 between 3 June and 30 August.
  • The Näpsäkkä day activities at Madetoja Service House (Madetojankuja 3) will be open from 3 June to 30 August with the number of participants restricted to eight.
  •  Munkkiniemi Service House service centre (Laajalahdentie 30) will be open weekdays 8:00–16:00 from 3 June to 30 August.
  • The Ilon Pilke day activities (Merikasarminkatu 12) will be closed from 1 to 30 June.
  • The weekend customer visiting day of Oravanpesä Day Activities Unit at Riistavuori comprehensive service centre (Isonnevantie 28) will be rescheduled for a weekday between 1 June and 25 August.
  • The Ruskopirtti day activities in Itäkeskus will be open Mon 11:00–17:00, Tue and Thu 10:00–16:00, and Wed and Fri 9:00–14:30 between 1 June and 31 August. Starting from 1 September, the day activities will also be open on Saturdays 10:00–15:30 (in addition to the above).
  • Syystie comprehensive service centre (Takaniitynkuja 3) will be open 8:00–16:00 between 17 June and 11 August.
  • Töölö comprehensive service centre’s service centre activities (Töölönkatu 33) will be open 8:00–15:30 between 1 June and 31 August. Day activities will be closed from 1 to 31 July.

Other service centres and units will be open as usual.

Outpatient clinics

  • The geriatric outpatient clinic (Laakso Hospital, Lääkärinkatu 8, building 4) will be closed between 15 and 28 July.
  • The palliative outpatient clinic (Suursuo Hospital, Suursuonlaita 3 B) will be closed between 17 June and 14 July. Please contact your local home hospital, if necessary.

Seniors and frontline veterans

The Kalasatama and Vuosaari senior help desks (seniorilaiturit) will be on summer break from 17 June to 23 August.

The Senior Info telephone service is available as usual weekdays 9:00–15:00 throughout the summer, tel. 09 310 44556, seniori.info@hel.fi

Services to support living at home for war veterans (Käpyläntie 11, building N) will be closed between 15 and 28 July.

The War Veteran Rehabilitation Office (Lääkärinkatu 8, building 4) will be closed between 1 and 28 July.

Rehabilitation and assistive device services

Suursuo outpatient physiotherapy will be open between 24 June and 11 August in the Malmi outpatient physiotherapy premises.

There will be no evening appointments (Wed 16:00–18:00) at Laakso Medical Aid Services between 3 June and 30 August. The service will be open weekdays 8:00–16:00.

Student health care

Appointments (upper secondary schools and universities of applied sciences) will be available at Mechelininkatu 46, 4th floor, between 3 June and 2 August. Please contact the public health nurse at your educational institution or call 050 3105547 weekdays 8:00–14:30 for further information.

Services for young people and adult social work

  • Adult social work in Kalasatama will be open

    • between 3 and 19 June 7:00–18:00                     
    • between 24 June and 9 August 7:00–16:00
    • between 12 and 30 August 7:00–18:00
    • Fridays between 1 June and 31 August (including Thu 20 June) 7:00–16:00
  • The western work ability assessment unit will be closed between 15 and 28 July.
  • The Pakila Work Centre will be closed between 1 and 28 July. The furniture storage and transportation

    service will remain open to social services clients during the summer break.

  • Social lending will be closed between 15 and 26 July.
  • Uusix workshops (Kyläsaarenkatu 8 and Parrukatu 4) will be closed between 1 and 28 July. 

Resident houses

Resident houses will be closed during the summer as follows:

  • Resident house Betania: 17 June–14 July
  • Resident house Mylläri: 1 July–11 August
  • Kontula Local Centre: 29 July–4 August
  • Hanna Partnership House: 29 July–11 August
  • Malmi Activity Centre: 19 June–11 August
  • Oulunkylä Seurahuone: 22–23 August
  • Pihlajanmäki Local Centre: 20 June–11 August
  • Saunabaari: 20 June–11 August
  • Vuosaari Local Centre: 1 July–4 August

Malmi Activity Centre will be moving to the Oulunkylä Seurahuone premises for the summer season, from 24 June to 9 August. Malmi Activity Centre will be open starting from 12 August.

Services for the disabled

The following work and day activities for the disabled will be closed from 1 to 28 July

  • Haavikko Training and Adult Education Centre
  • Pasila Activity Centre
  • Sofianlehto Activity Centre
  • Suez day activities unit
  • Activity Centre Cäpsä
  • Activity Centre Polku
  • Activity Centre Tanhua
  • Tyynelä Activity Centre
  • Vallila Employment and Training Centre.

Where needed, replacement activities will be organised in the Activity Centre Polku premises.

The outpatient clinic for the intellectually disabled (Sofianlehdonkatu 8) will be open weekdays 8:00–15:00 from 24 June to 4 August.

Psychiatric and substance abuse services

The Kalasatama and Vuosaari psychiatric and substance abuse services will be open

  • weekdays 7:00–18:00 from 1 to 20 June
  • weekdays 7:00–16:00 from 24 June to 9 August
  • weekdays 7:00–18:00 from 12 to 30 August
  • Fridays 7:00–16:00 from 1 June to 31 August.

The Laakso and Malmi substance abuse clinics will not have evening appointments between 1 June and 31 August.

The Tuesday evening appointments at Malmi Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Centre will be replaced with day appointments from 1 June to 31 August.

Affective syndrome services day inpatient unit 8–1 will be closed between 1 and 28 July.

Day centre Villa Sture will be closed from 1 to 14 July.

Laboratories and imaging/x-ray

HUSLAB laboratory service will apply summer opening times from 24 June to 18 August, which means that the laboratories will be closed on Saturdays and evening opening times will alternate between the laboratories in Kamppi and Tullinpuomi.

·         The Kamppi laboratory will be open on Mon, Wed and Fri 6:45–16:00 and Tue and Thu 6:45–18:00 from 24 June to 18 August

·         The Tullinpuomi laboratory will be open on Mon and Wed 6:45–18:00 and Tue, Thu and Fri 6:45–16:00 from 24 June to 18 August

·        The Kalasatama laboratory will be open weekdays 7:00–16:00 from 24 June to 11 August

·         The Myllypuro laboratory will be open 7:00–15:00 from 24 June to 18 August.

Other laboratories in Helsinki will be open as usual throughout summer.

The Elielinaukio x-ray unit will be open Mon–Fri 7:30–16:00 between 1 July and 4 August.

Emergency services

In the evenings, at weekends and on holidays, patients in need of urgent care are treated at the emergency departments of Haartman, Malmi, Jorvi and Peijas hospitals and the New Children’s Hospital.

Please call 116 117 free of charge before visiting the emergency services. The service is available 24 hours a day.

Emergency Social Services and Crisis Emergency Support will be available throughout the summer. Emergency social services, tel. 020 69 6006 and Crisis Emergency Support, tel. 09 310 44222.

In life-threatening emergencies – call 112

24/7 Telephone Health Service for residents of Helsinki – tel. 09 310 10023

Information and Advice on social services www.hel.fi/sosiaalineuvonta (in Finnish)

This article has been updated with information of 2019.

 

 

 


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