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Home modifications can consist of widening doorways, building ramps, toilet and bathroom adaptations, and other necessary alterations in a person’s permanent residence in order to adapt the home to the needs dictated by the disability. Home modifications can also include the removal of obstacles in the home’s immediate surroundings.

Examples of reimbursable home equipment, devices, and appliances include lifting devices and door openers. Some devices and appliances may be granted with a right of use.

Apply for financial support by completing the attached form:

For more information, please contact a social worker from Disability Services at your closest social service unit.

Contact Information

Please note! Phone time Tuesday and Thursday at 9-10 am.

Children and families:

Social worker phone 040 489 6051     A-I (sorted by last name)

Social worker phone 040 183 5867     J-O (sorted by last name)

Social worker phone 040 640 3186     P-Ö (sorted by last name)

Social instructor, phone 040 545 6445

Habilitation Instructor, phone 040 152 6474 / 040 515 1186 

Families in Vasa:

Social worker phone 044 424 9211    
Phone time Tuesday and Thursday at 9-10 am.

Adult social work:

Social instructor phone 040 742 7092    A-K + svenska. (sorted by last name)

Social instructor phone 040 837 3350   L-Ö + Vähäkyrö. (sorted by last name)

Disability service, adults

Social worker phone 040 747 2678  A-K + svenska(sorted by last name)

Social instructor phone 040 843 9817  L-Ö + Vähäkyrö. (sorted by last name)

Address: Socialservices, Centrumvägen 4, Smedsby

Social worker phone 040 489 6051 (children)

Social worker phone 040 640 3186 (children)

Social instructor, phone 044 424 9211 (adults)

Instructor 040 805 1772  (adults). Phone time weekdays at 9-11 am.

Social worker phone 040 183 5867  (children)

Address: Socialkansliet, Öurvägen 31, 66800 Oravais

Social worker, phone time Tuesday and Thursday at 9 – 10 am, phone 06 218 3823

Social instructor phone 040 168 5379 

Address: Malmska social- och hälsocentral, Kållbyvägen 7, PB 111, 68601 Jakobstad

Disability services for adults:

Social worker, phone 040 805 1317 (K-Ö), Jakobstad and Larsmo

Social worker, phone 040 355 1475, Nykarleby and Pedersöre

Social instructor, phone 040 805 1902 

Social instructor, phone 040 805 1395, Nykarleby and Pedersöre

Social instructor, phone 050 523 3432, Personal assistance  – Jakobstad and Larsmo

Social instructor, phone 050 374 0781, Jakobstad and Larsmo

Disability services for children

Social worker, phone 040 805 1384, Jakobstad, Larsmo, Nykarleby, Pedersöre

Social worker, phone 044 721 7716, Jakobstad, Larsmo, Nykarleby

Habilitation Instructor, phone 040 805 1734 

Habilitation Instructor, phone 040 805 1705

Address: Disability services, Stengbergsgatan 1 D, 68600 Jakobstad

Social worker, phone 050 374 0781

Social instructor, phone 040 353 6057

Social worker phone 040 650 8123    (adults).

Social worker phone 044 424 9237   (children) 

Social worker phone 040 650 8123 (adults).
Social worker phone 044 424 9237   (children) 

Social worker phone 040 650 8123 (adults)
Social worker phone 044 424 9237   (children) 

Social worker phone 040 650 8123 (adults)
Social worker phone 044 424 9237   (children)