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Help, support and guidance

Whatever problems you may be experiencing, we are here to support you. Sometimes just talking with someone may help.

All meetings with our pastors or diaconal workers are strictly confidential.

We respect each person's religious convictions and worldview on the basis of the freedom of belief. You do not need to be a member of the Church to have an appointment with one of our pastors or diaconal workers.

Family counselling


People in hospitals

Migrants and refugees

You are not alone!

Come and tell us about your troubles.

Our pastors offer spiritual and other support such as

  • counselling
  • spiritual and emotional support
  • family and relationships counselling and
  • confession.

Our diaconal workers mostly offer socio-economic support such as

  • discussion
  • financial advice and material assistance
  • help in dealing with authorities and form filling
  • family and relationship counselling
  • emotional support
  • addiction counselling and
  • assistance in the integration process.

Contact your local parish

Note: We have pastors and diaconal workers in hospitals, certain workplaces, prisons, and schools. If you do not know how to contact a pastor, you can ask your nurse, social worker, teacher, or a police officer to help you find one.

In an emergency

Call 112 if lives are in danger.

► For emergency health care, see Vantaa Emergency servicesLinkki avautuu uudessa välilehdessä

► For social emergencies, see Vantaa Social Emergency and Crisis CenterLinkki avautuu uudessa välilehdessä

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