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HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL SERVICES

The healthcare and social services of the Joint Municipal Authority of Well being in Raahe region are meant for everyone who’s home municipality is Raahe, Pyhäjoki or Siikajoki. The decision of the home municipality does the Digital And Population Data Services Agency (DVV), where a person should register when moving inside Finland.

Healthcare

Well-being point NeuvoRassi Kirkkokatu 28, Raahe 

Guidance in healthcare and social service matters without reservation 040 135 8455 Monday – Friday 8.00-15.00.

Matters do to illness, must be taken care of at the healthcare centers. A nurse will make an evaluation following with an appointment to a nurse or doctor.

  • Non-urgent matters Monday – Thursrday 10.00-16.00 ja Friday 10.00-15.00
  • Urgent matters Monday – Friday 8.00-10.00
Raahe: Rantakatu 4 08 849 4580
Pyhäjoki: Vanhatie 57  08 849 4560
Vihanti: Kirkkotie 2       08 849 5086
Siikajoki: Kansantie 4, Ruukki  08 849 4612
Siikajoki: Tiirantie 4, Siikajoenkylä (Monday and Wednesday 10.00-16.00) 08 849 4632

Matters do to illness, that need immediate care, will be taken care of at the Emergency 24/7. A nurse will make an evaluation on the situation. A nurse or doctor is responsible for the care, based on the evaluation.

Raahe: Rantakatu 4                  116 117

In emergency, call 112

Renewing a prescription Monday – Friday 10.00-15.00

Raahe: Rantakatu 4  040 135 7702
Pyhäjoki: Vanhatie 57  08 849 4560
Vihanti: Kirkkotie 2  08 849 5086
Siikajoki: Kansantie 4, Ruukki  08 849 4612
Siikajoki: Tiirantie 4, Siikajoenkylä (Monday and Wednesday 10.00.-16.00) 08 849 4632

 

Dental care

  • Reservations Monday – Friday 8.00-11.00 
Raahe: Rantakatu 8D    08 849 4708
Pyhäjoki: Vanhatie 57 08 849 4725
Vihanti: Asematie 7 08 849 5104
Siikajoki: Kansantie 4, Ruukki 08 849 4728
Siikajoki: Tiirantie 4, Siikajoenkylä 08 849 4732

 

Maternity and child health clinic

Maternity Clinic provides guidance and counselling in pregnancies and childbirth.

Child Health Clinic provides parents guidance and counselling on children’s growth and development. The Child Health Clinic also follows the child’s development. If the child needs examinations or the family needs help, the nurse will guide forward with the matter. Taking children to the Child Health Clinic is important!  

  • telephone service and reservations:
Raahe: Rantakatu 8 ovi 5, 1.kerros Monday-Friday 7.30-11.30 040 135 8570
Pyhäjoki: Vanhatie 57 Tuesday-Friday 12.00-13.00 044 439 4567
Vihanti: Kirkkotie 2 Monday-Friday 12.00-13.00 040 135 7948
Siikajoki: Kansantie 4, Ruukki Monday-Friday 12.00-13.00 040 135 7905
Siikajoki: Tiirantie 4, Siikajoenkylä Monday-Friday 12.00-13.00 044 439 4535

Family Planning Clinic provides guidance and counselling on contraception (to prevent pregnancy).

  • reservation:
Raahe: Rantakatu 4  Monday-Thursday 8.00-16.00
perjantai 8.00-15.00
08 849 4580
Pyhäjoki: Vanhatie 57  Tuesday-Friday 12.00-13.00 044 439 4567
Vihanti: Asematie 7    Monday-Friday 12.00-13.00 040 135 7948
Siikajoki: Kansantie 4, Ruukki  Monday-Friday 12.00-13.00 040 135 7905
Siikajoki: Tiirantie 4, Siikajoenkylä  Monday-Friday 12.00-13.00 044 439 4634

 

Social services

Telephone service and case management without reservation Monday – Friday 8.00-11.00.

Immigrants social work for refugees, unaccompanied minor asylum seekers, victims of human trafficking, undocumented migrants and others in need for social services. Reservation Monday – Friday 10.00-11.00.

Social counselor will make an evaluation on the person’s or family’s situation and fill out a client plan if needed. The plan will be made and filled out together with the client. Translation is used, if necessary.

Financial help is possible to receive, if the social assistance granted by the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (KELA) is not enough. The social counselor will make an evaluation on the situation and need of support and the decision will be made in writing

Under 18-year old is a child in Finland and parents are responsible for the child. A child and adolescent (young person) have a right to a secure growth environment. Hitting or other physical violence towards a child/ adolescent is forbidden. A child or adolescent should not be treated badly in anyway. The social services provide help and support for different situatios in life. It is good to get help on time.

  • Family services are meant for families with children. The services includes families social work, child protection services, families home services and family work, family health clinic and family legal services. A service instructor will make an evaluation on the situation and will guide forward.
  • Families home service provide temporary help for families in the every day life. The service does not provide help with childcare, so parents are able to work.
  • Family work provides support and guidance in parenting matters and in crisis situations. A worker will come to the person’s home and talk about their situation with the parents and the children. The goal is to help the parents and the family to cope in the situation and to go forward from the crisis. The service is free of cost.
  • Families social work provide support and guidance for the child and parents. A social counselor or social worker will make an evaluation on the need of the service and a client plan if needed. The client plan will be filled together with the parents and it is agreed together, what will be filled into the plan and how their are implemented. Translation is used, if needed.
  • Child protection services (https://www.ras.fi/lastensuojelu) provide open care, substitute care and after-care services for the child and the parents. Child protection services are meant for a situation, where other types of services are not enough.  

    • Open care can be for example family work or family rehabilitation

    • In substitute care the child’s living is arranged away from the child’s home where the child is given support into their growth and development. Family care, institutional care in a children’s home, correctional school or another child welfare institution are places, that offer substitute care services.

    • After-care is offered to a child after the termination of substitute care. In after care the child and the family are given individual support and guidance. The right to after-care continues until the person turns 25 years.

  • Family health clinic provides guidance and counselling into the parent’s relationship issues and children’s growth and development issues. Family health clinic also provides help, when parent’s are planning on/ or are separating. The service is free of cost.  
  • Family legal services provide guidance and counselling in situations, where the parents have separated and an agreement has to be made on the childrens' care and financial support. Family legal services also provide help, in clarifying a child’s father. Telephone service and guidance Tuesday – Thursday 12.00-13.00 childrens' supervisor 044 439 3702.  

Service for disabled people

The services for disabled people provide help and support in situations where a long-term illness or disability cause difficulties managing in the every-day life. The services for disabled people is meant for children, adolescents and adults.

Telephone service: Monday – Friday 9.00-10.00 social worker 044 439 3717

Services include:

  • severely disabled transportation and escort services, change work in a person’s home, mobility aids, day activity and disabled person’s personal help. Also rehabilitation guidance, orientation training, mobility aids and extra clothing and nutrition expenses based on evaluation/ consideration.

  • Mentally handicapped person’s service planning and guidance, day and work activity, living services and temporary care.

 

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Social services provide integration promoting for refugees’ and unaccompanied minor asylum seekers’, support for the victims of human trafficking and undocumented migrants immediate care and necessary social services.  

Social services also support the well-being and and integration of other immigrants based on the evaluation of the needed services.

Useful links

Information on maternity and child health clinic (made by the city of Tampere) in English, in Russian, in Kurdish, in Somali, in Arabic, in Persian, in Finnish

Central Union for Child Welfare- Information on child welfare in English, in Russianin Somali, in Arabic, in Farsi, in Estonian, in clear Finnish

mentalhub.fi- information on mental health in English, in Russian, in Kurdish, in Somali, in Arabic, in Dari, in Finnish

Mieli ry- information on mental health problems in English, in Russian, in Arabic, in Finnish

Mieli ry- information on well-being with the help of Oma mieli-program in English, in Arabic, in clear Finnish

Information on substances and addictions (made by the Memoni-project) in English, in Russian, in Sorani, in Somali, in Arabic, in Finnish

Information on memory disorders (made by the Memoni-project) in English, in Russian , in Estonianin Sorani, in Somali, in Arabic, in Finnish

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health- A work ability and functional capacity self-assessment questionnaire in English, in Somali, in Arabic, in Sorani, in clear Finnish

Hilma- The Support Centre for Immigrant Persons with Disabilities and long-term Illnesses in English, in Russian, in Sorani, in Farsi, in Somali, in Arabic, in Finnish

The Family Federation of Finland- information on sexual rights for immigrants and professionals

Crisis Center Monika- brochure on recognizing violence and the activity of of the crisis center in English, in Russian, in Sorani, in Thai, in Somali, in Arabic, in Finnish

Kanta.fi information in English, in Russian, in Estonianin Sorani, in Somali