Essote imigration services - maahanmuuttopalvelut

The immigration services provide the services agreed upon for the municipalities in the Essote services area. Customer groups include quota refugees, asylum seekers who have received a residence permit (placed in a municipality) and other immigrants based on their need for services.

 The services include e.g.

  • preparations to receive refugees and emergency relief (quota refugees)
  • tasks related to integration, initial interviews, family work, service counselling
  • teaching of the basics of the Finnish language
  • guidance/counselling/processing of benefits in relation to social security
  • interpretation services (quota refugees, asylum seekers who have received a residence permit)
  • consultation in immigration matters
  • as an initiator, maintaining a functional partner network with third sector operators
    applying for state compensation for persons covered by compensation policies

Contact details

Mikkeli

Anni Swanin katu 8, 50100 Mikkeli, 2nd floor
Emergency services Mon 1–3.30.pm, Wed 12–3.30 pm, Thu 8–10am.
At other times by appointment.

Koivisto Pia, supervisor of the Immigration Office, +358 (0)44 794 5059
Suutari Sirpa, counsellor, +358 (0)44 794 2310
Myyryläinen Aija, practical nurse, +358 (0)44 794 5182
Mari Hämäläinen, counsellor, +358 (0)40 129 4548
Seija Huotari, counsellor, +358 (0)40 129 4585
Repo Mari-Elisa, counsellor, +358 (0)40 359 7851
Seppänen Matti, counsellor, +358 (0)40 129 4547
Public health nurse, +358 (0)44 794 4717 (on duty during office hours)


Hirvensalmi

Haapaniementie 17, 52550 Hirvensalmi
Emergency services Tue 1–3pm, Thu 1–3pm. At other times by appointment
Pöyry Kirsti, counsellor, +358 (0)40 129 4121


Juva

Juvantie 13, 51900 Juva
Emergency services Tue 12 noon–3pm, Thu 12 noon–3pm. At other times by appointment
Tirranen Emilia, counsellor, +358 (0)40 129 4640


Pertunmaa

Pertuntie 14, 19430 Pertunmaa
By appointment only
Seppänen Matti, counsellor, +358 (0)40 129 4547


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