A smiling young woman wearing a scarf and playing a boardgame at a Youth Shelter with another young woman.

Youth Shelters are open around the clock

Photo: Joonas Brandt / Suomen Punainen Risti

Our Youth Shelters are located in five cities: Espoo, Helsinki, Vantaa, Tampere and Turku. We also offer help for young people and their loved ones throughout Finland online.

Contact us online, call us whenever you need to or come directly to one of our Youth Shelters. You can come to us on your own initiative and without an appointment. Our help is free of charge.

Your problem can be big or small, we are here for you.

Contact us or pay us a visit!

Youth Shelters are open throughout the summer

Youth Shelters provide centralised support in the Helsinki Metropiolitan Area during five weeks in the summer:
22 June–2 July Helsinki
3 July–16 July Espoo, Western Uusimaa
17 July–30 July Vantaa-Kerava
You can contact us around the clock. The accommodation is open between 5.00 pm and 10.00 am, but discussion support is also available at other times.

 

Läkkisepänkuja 2 A 14, 02650 Espoo
+358 (0)9 8195 5360
turvatalo.espoo(at)redcross.fi
(temporary accommodation, discussion support, fixing sleep patterns and volunteer activities)

Director Isto Onali
+358 (0)40 770 4579
isto.onali(at)redcross.fi

Coordinator Erik Bruun
+358 (0)40 627 3431
erik.bruun(at)redcross.fi
(support in becoming independent, cooperation with schools and educational institutions, student internships)

The Youth Shelter is open around the clock on weekdays and from 5 pm to 10 am on weekends.

Temporary accommodation for young people is open every day from 5 pm to 10 am.

Espoo Youth Shelter is easily reached with A, E, S, U, L and Y train services that stop at Leppävaara and with Espoo’s internal buses.

WhatsApp: +358 40 776 5548

https://www.instagram.com/nuortenturvis/

https://www.facebook.com/turvatalo 

Youth Shelters are open throughout the summer

Youth Shelters provide centralised support in the Helsinki Metropiolitan Area during five weeks in the summer:
22 June–2 July Helsinki
3 July–16 July Espoo, Western Uusimaa
17 July–30 July Vantaa-Kerava
You can contact us around the clock. The accommodation is open between 5.00 pm and 10.00 am, but discussion support is also available at other times.

 

Uudenmaankatu 32 A, 00120 Helsinki
+358 (0)9 622 4322
turvatalo.helsinki(at)redcross.fi

Director Miki Mielonen
+358 (0)40 570 9397
miki.mielonen(at)redcross.fi

Coordinator Tiia Suutarinen
+358 (0)40 660 6980.
tiia.suutarinen(at)redcross.fi
(volunteer activities, cooperation with schools and educational institutions, student internships)

The Youth Shelter is open around the clock on weekdays and from 5 pm to 10 am on weekends.

Temporary accommodation for young people is open every day from 5 pm to 10 am.

You can travel to Helsinki Youth Shelter with 20 and 30 buses and tram routes 1 and 3.

WhatsApp: +358 40 173 4149

https://www.instagram.com/nuortenturvis/  

https://www.facebook.com/turvatalo 

The accommodation services of the Pirkanmaa Shelter are closed 22 June–30 July. The emergency services and discussion support services are still open Mon‒Fri from 9.00 am to 16.00 pm, excluding 3–7 July, when the whole shelter is closed.

 

Hämeenkatu 22 C, 33200 Tampere
+358 (0)40 556 6661
turvatalo.tampere(at)redcross.fi

Director Mari Uusi-Niemi
+358 (0)400 740 798
mari.uusi-niemi(at)redcross.fi

Coordinator Johanna Riiheläinen
+358 (0)40 726 1307
johanna.riihelainen(at)redcross.fi
(volunteer activities, cooperation with schools and educational institutions, student internships)

The Youth Shelter is open around the clock on weekdays and from 5 pm to 10 am on weekends.

Temporary accommodation for young people is open every day from 5 pm to 10 am.

WhatsApp: +358 40 556 6661

instagram.com/nuortenturvis_tampere

https://www.facebook.com/turvatalo 

The Turku Youth Shelter is open around the clock throughout the summer. 

 

Yliopistonkatu 24 A 15, 20100 Turku
+358 (0)2 253 9667
turvatalo.turku(at)redcross.fi

Director Marina Stubb
+358 (0)40 187 0664
marina.stubb(at)redcross.fi

Coordinator Susanne Etholen-Rättö 
+358 (0)40 540 8430
susanne.etholen-ratto(at)redcross.fi
(volunteer activities, cooperation with schools and educational institutions, student internships)

The Youth Shelter is open every day around the clock. 

Temporary accommodation for young people is open from 5 pm to 10 am.

We are also available by phone around the clock.

WhatsApp: +358 40 660 8048

instagram.com/nuortenturvis_turku

https://www.facebook.com/turvatalo

Youth Shelters are open throughout the summer

Youth Shelters provide centralised support in the Helsinki Metropiolitan Area during five weeks in the summer:
22 June–2 July Helsinki
3 July–16 July Espoo, Western Uusimaa
17 July–30 July Vantaa-Kerava
You can contact us around the clock. The accommodation is open between 5.00 pm and 10.00 am, but discussion support is also available at other times.

 

Rekola Estate, Sairaalakatu 3, 01400 Vantaa
+358 (0)50 339 5413
turvatalo.vantaa(at)redcross.fi

Director Pekka Väänänen
+358 (0)40 548 2750
pekka.vaananen(at)redcross.fi

Coordinator Sara Jessen
+358 (0)40 620 2138
sara.jessen(at)redcross.fi
(volunteer activities, cooperation with schools and educational institutions, student internships)

The Youth Shelter is open around the clock on weekdays and from 5 pm to 10 am on weekends.

Temporary accommodation for young people is open every day from 5 pm to 10 am.

Vantaa Youth Shelter is easily reached with K train service (Rekola) and Vantaa’s internal buses.

WhatsApp: +358 50 339 5413

https://www.instagram.com/nuortenturvis/

https://www.facebook.com/turvatalo 

Further information on Vantaa Youth Shelter also available on Rednet.

Kirsti Viinikka, Project Manager
kirsti.viinikka@redcross.fi
+358 (0)40 660 1108

Johanna, crisis and family worker (client work)
+358 (0)40 709 1735

Elina, crisis and family worker (client work)
+358 (0)40 182 4072

Heidi, crisis and family worker (client work)
+358 (0)40 595 1006

Read more about the Eteenpäin project.

Kirsti Viinikka, Project Manager, Kotipolku project
+358 (0)40 660 1108
kirsti.viinikka(at)redcross.fi

instagram.com/kotipolku_spr

Our Nettiturvis online shelter also offers discussion help and support for becoming independent online. You can attend 1–10 online meetings. 

You can book an online meeting from anywhere in Finland. Appointments are available every weekday without delay. Online meetings are free of charge. Book an online meeting here.

 

In the Sekasin chat, young people can talk with reliable adults about anything on their mind (this service is only in Finnish).

Come meet and listen to young people online: become a volunteer in the Sekasin chat. (requires a good knowledge of the Finnish language)

 

Digiraati is a unique participation and influencing platform for people under the age of 29. Participating in Digiraati discussions is an easy and safe way to make one’s voice heard. Digiraati also offers many kinds of volunteer activities for young adults.

Read more and join Digiraati! (Only in Finnish for the time being)

Digiraati discussions strengthen the interaction between young people and decision-makers. Digiraati is an excellent tool for interacting with young people when an organisation wants to engage in development work or make decisions concerning young people.

Read more and contact us. (Only in Finnish for the time being)

Leena Suurpää, Manager of Finnish Red Cross Youth Shelters 
+358 (0)50 543 8251
leena.suurpaa(at)redcross.fi

 

Photo: Joonas Brandt / Suomen Punainen Risti