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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 040 595 1837     A-I

Social worker phone 040 183 5867     J-O

Social worker phone 040 640 3168     P-Ö

Social instructor, phone 040 545 6445

Families in Vasa:

Social worker phone 040 650 8123     J-O

Social worker phone 06 218 4163    A-I + P-Ö.
Phone time tuesday and thursday at 9-10 am.

Adult social work:

Social worker phone 040 747 2678    A-K + svenska.
Phone time tuesday and thursday at 9-10 am.

Social worker phone 040 843 9817    L-Ö + Vähäkyrö.
Phone time tuesday and thursday at 9-10 am.

Social worker phone 040 650 8123  (adults).
Phone time tuesday and thursday at 9-10 am.

Social worker phone 040 183 5867  (children)

Social instructor phone 040 483 6342  (adults) 

Address: Socialvårdstjänster, Centrumvägen 4, Smedsby

Social worker, phone 06 218 4163   (adults).
Phone time tuesday and thursday at 9-10 am.

Social worker phone 040 595 1837 (children, last name A-L)

Social worker phone 040 640 3168 (children, last namn M-Ö)

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:

Bodil Häger-Kantola, social worker, phone 040 805 1317 (K-Ö), Jakobstad and Larsmo

Ulrika Enlund, social worker, phone 040 355 1475, Nykarleby and Pedersöre

Bodil Ravall, social instructor, phone 040 805 1902 

Rebecca Holmgård, social instructor, phone 040 805 1395, Nykarleby and Pedersöre

Annika Löv, social instructor, phone 050 523 3432, Personal assistance  – Jakobstad and Larsmo

Carina Forsström, social instructor, phone 050 374 0781, Jakobstad and Larsmo

Disability services for children

Heidi Sjöblom, social worker, phone040 805 1384, Jakobstad, Larsmo, Nykarleby, Pedersöre

Hannah Dang-Kivilompolo, social worker, phone 044 721 7716, Jakobstad, Larsmo, Nykarleby

Ida-Sofia Moilanen, habilitation Instructor, phone 040 805 1734 

Jenny Edström, habilitation Instructor, phone 040 805 1705

Social worker phone 040 650 8123    (adults).
Phone time tuesday and thursday at 9-10 am.

Social worker phone 040 595 1837   (children)

Social instructor phone 040 483 6342  (adults) 

Address: Social- och familjetjänster, Närpesvägen 4, 64200 Närpes

Social worker phone 044 424 9237

Phone time tuesday and thursday at 9-10 am.

Address: Lappfjärdsvägen 10, 64100 Kristinestad

Social worker phone 044 424 9237

Phone time tuesday and thursday at 9-10 am.

Address: Slussgatan 11 A, 64260 Kaskö

Social worker phone 044 424 9237

Phone time tuesday and thursday at 9-10 am.