Community centres (resident houses, Stadin asukastalot) act as living rooms and meeting facilities of the residents. The main objective is to bring well-being and prevent loneliness of the residents. You may participate in various groups and happenings.
They are a place for reading the newspaper or browsing the Internet and they also act as a teaching facility, resident café and a general information centre of the area. Community centres are suitable as meeting and club premises for different groups. Social Instructors offer guidance in social services.
The services are free of charge for the customers. Remuneration may only be charged for renting the facilities, the materials and other costs related to providing the services.
It is also possible to hold small parties at the community centres as they are equipped with coffee machines, kettles and a microwave oven, and some facilities also have a refrigerator. Other amenities vary from place to place.
According to the opening hours of the community centres
Community centres around Helsinki