From 1 January 2023, Satakunta wellbeing services county is responsible for social and health services.
Social services and health care

Family work of child welfare supports and advances the wellbeing of children, young people and families. People come to family work through a social worker when they are worried about child´s growth, development, wellbeing or the parent’s parenthood.

Family work is started by creating a plan, where the aim and content for the work are agreed on, together with a social worker who is responsible for child’s and parents´ matters.  Ways of working are sought together with family to enhance secure growth and development, and increase wellbeing and the independent initiative of a family. In addition to home visits, group working is also possible if needed.

Family work’s support

  • supporting relations between a child and a parent
  • finding positive growing methods
  • finding and increasing family’s own resources
  • helping to manage in everyday troubles
  • encouraging to spend time together with family
  • working together
  • inquiring services
  • supporting the development according to age level