Multicultural activities in Sipoo

There are several actors in Sipoo organizing activities that welcome immigrants to participate. You can for example get a Finnish friend or learn Finnish with other immigrants.

Actors (NGOs, communities, churches etc.) are welcome to contact Sipoo's immigration coordinator (tel. 040 5734133) in order to get info about your activities on this website.

Language cafe

Sipoo main library and Sipoo immgrant services are organizing a Finnish language café at Sipoo main library, Pohjoinen koulutie 2. The language café is an informal and sociable way of speaking Finnish in a small group. We will help with childcare. The café is on Fridays at 2-3 pm.

Open info & guidance for immigrants

An open info and guidance service for immigrants is starting in Nikkilä main library in February.

For the first month, from 25th February to 17th March, the info will take place every Tuesday at 2-4 pm and from then on every other Tuesday (on even weeks) at 2-4 pm in the silent room of the library (Pohjoinen koulutie 2).

All migrants with questions about immigration are welcome. You can ask for example about services of the society, housing, residence permits, filling in forms, studying or working in Finland or other things related to moving to Finland.

An employee from Sipoo's immigrant services is always present at the info & guidance.

More details from:

Immigration coordinator Marjukka Huttunen, tel. 040 5734133.

Finnish language courses at the Adult Education Centre

You can find information about the current Finnish language courses at The Adult Education Centre of Sipoo (Sipoon opisto) at the course search website.

Let’s Read Together Network

Sipoo municipality together with The Finnish Federation of University women and a group of volunteers offer free tuition in literacy and the Finnish language to immigrants in Sipoo.

In the spring 2018 the group gathers at Lukkari school (Lukkarintie 2, 04130 Sipoo) on Thursdays at 5.30-7.30 pm.

More information: responsible for the Let's Read Together group Mervi Jokela (044 0887064, mervijokela(at)hotmail.com), http://luetaanyhdessa.fi/english/

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Last modified 21.02.2020