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Rehabilitative work is based on an activation plan that is drawn up together by the Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office), social welfare services, and the client.

Comprehensive services shall be prepared for the client and detailed in the activation plan. The planning work takes into consideration the client’s individual situation, which also determines the range of services that are offered to him or her.

The purpose of rehabilitative work activities is:

● to counteract the negative consequences of unemployment for the client’s functional ability

● to strengthen the client’s life and everyday competence as well as his or her working and functional ability

● to counteract social exclusion by offering an opportunity to participate in work activities and other services

Rehabilitative work activities are organized for long-term unemployed persons who receive labour market subsidy or social assistance and who cannot participate in the primary services provided by the TE Office due to their working and functional ability.

Rehabilitative work is based on the client’s individual needs, part-time or full-time 1–4 days per week for the duration of 3–24 months. The activities strive to be goal-oriented in order to improve the client’s life management skills and functional ability so that the client may be employed, apply for education, or participate in the TE Office’s employment-promoting services.

Contact Information

Contact a social worker from your nearest unit.

Address: Grundtrygghetsavdelningen, Vallinmäentie 43 (2.vån), 66400 Laihela 

Heli Lehtineva, social instructor, phone 040 4836 345 

Sirpa Tuores, social worker, wednesday and thursday, phone 0404850568

Address: Korsholms Kommun Socialvårdstjänster, Centrumvägen 4, Smedsby 

Phone time 
Monday, tuesday, friday, at 12–13 
Wednesday, thursday, at 8.30–9.30 am.

A-N (first letter of your last name) 
Malin Stagnäs, social worker, phone 06 327 7237

O-Ö (first letter of your last name) 
Linda Fagerholm, social worker, phone 06 327 7224 

Address: Socialkansliet, Öurvägen 31, 66800 Oravais 

Katja Pihlajakangas, social worker, phone time at 9-10 am, phone +358 6 382 1407

Address: Socialcentralens info, Strengbergsgatan 1D. Open weekdays at 9 – 12 am.  

Kimmo Lehtimäki, phone time monday – friday at 10 – 11 am. phone 06 786 2812 

Ida Snellman, social worker, weekdays phone 06 786 1111 

Anne Lehtinen, social instructor in Jakobstad, phone 06 786 1111 

Pamela Fors-Djupsjöbacka, social worker, weekdays, phone 06 786 1111 

Patrick Cederberg, instructor in Nykarleby, Pedersöre and Larsmo , weekdays, phone 06 786 1111 

Kristiina Pohjolainen, social instructor in Jakobstad, phone 06 786 1111 

Malin Rosendahl, social instructor in Jakobstad, phone 06 786 1111 

Mikaela Sjöblom, social worker, phone 06 786 1111 

Phone time weekdays at 8.30–9.30 am.

Susanne Lindh,  social worker,  monday, wednesday & thursday, phone 06 218 7411 
Susanne Amoako, social worker, weekdays, phone 06 218 7409

Address: Närpesvägen 4, 64200 Närpes

Social worker, phone 06-2249111 , phone time at 9:30-10.30 am.

Address: Lappfjärdsvägen 10, 64100 Kristinestad

Social worker, weekdays at 9.30-10.30, phone 050-4739678

Address: Slussgatan 11 A, 64260 Kaskö

Henna Kronlund, social worker, weekdays at 10.30-11.30 am, phone 045 1321