During pregnancy, the well-being of mothers and children is monitored at maternity and child health clinics. Child health and maternity clinics conduct health check-ups for children aged 0-6 years and monitor pregnancy. These also provide many services for families. You should contact a clinic as soon as you find out that you are pregnant.
Contact (02) 621 5000 Mon-Thu 8 am - 4 pm, Fri 8 am – 3 pm
In case of illness, you should contact your own health clinic. If you or your children have acute pain outside office hours, call the advice number of the joint emergency duty service (02) 627 6868.
Parent/parents may contact Family Counseling:
• If parents are concerned about child development, behavior or social survival
• If parents want to get support in parenting
• If there is a family crisis, a problem of interaction or a relationship crisis
• If a member of the family needs help in mediating a family matter
The Family Counseling Office is located at Yrjönkatu 20, 4th floor, 28100 Pori. The office is open Mon 8 am-6 pm and Tue-Fri 8 am-11 am. Mob: 044 701 6192 on weekdays 9 am-11 am.
Child Protection personnel can be contacted by anyone who is concerned
about the welfare of a child or a young person. Child Protection can be
contacted by the child or young person, his/her relatives, friends or
During office hours, please contact the Emergency Social Services tel. (02) 623 4380. Outside office hours, in acute situations, please contact the emergency centre number 112.
social work offers support for a variety of problematic situations,
such as prolonged unemployment, financial difficulties, substance abuse,
mental health and housing problems. Social workers also provide support
for general everyday things to survive.
In need of help, please use following mobile numbers (note the alphabetical order) :
Alphabets A–Kor social worker, Mob: 044 701 6132
Alphabets Kos–Ro social worker, Mob: 044 701 6133
Alphabets Rp–Ö social worker, Mob: 044 701 6131
Social instructor, Mob 044 701 0742