Do you need help?

Whatever problems you may experience, we are here to support you. Oftentimes just talking can help. All meetings with a pastor or a diaconal worker are strictly confidential and free of charge.

Each person's religious convictions and philosophy of life is respected on the basis of freedom of belief. You do not need to be a member of the church to speak to a pastor or a diaconal worker.

► Family counseling

► Students

► People in hospitals

► Migrants and refugees

You are not alone! Come and talk with us

Pastors offer:

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

Diaconal workers offer:

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


► Contact your nearest parish

Note: There are pastors and diaconal workers working in hospitals, in certain workplaces, in prisons and in schools. If you don't know how to contact a pastor, you can ask a nurse, a social worker, a teacher or a police officer to help you find one.


In an emergency?

If lives are in danger, call 112.

► For emergency health care, see Vantaa Emergency services

► For social emergencies, see Vantaa Social Emergency and Crisis Center


A deacon listening to a person.