Income support, child protection and child supervisory services
These services are provided at the Social Work unit, situated in the Social Services office (Turuntie 18, Forssa) which is open Mon 09.00-17.00 and Tue to Fri 09.00 – 15.00.
Services and support
Advice and guidance on child protection, help for the family in difficult situations and support with the problem areas of parenting.
Income support for times when the family's income and assets do not meet the necessary basic living costs (as specified by the government standard).
Services for paternity, welfare and maintenance issues, regarding the arrangements for the welfare and maintenance of a child or children and the strengthening of family relationships and the responsibilities of parenthood.
Please make an appointment to see the social workers responsible for the income support applications and child protection issues. Appointments are arranged by the town service centre tel. 03-41411. The social workers are also available for consultation via telephone, Monday to Friday 13.00 – 13.30, by calling the number above.
A specialist social worker, the childcare officer, is responsible for the paternity as well as childcare and maintenance issues and can be contacted for advice or to make an appointment from Monday to Friday 13.00 – 14.00. For maintenance issues please contact the departmental secretary tel. 03-4141 5249.