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Outreach youth work

Support, information and encouragement to take care of matters and help with finding relevant services.

For the young person

Are you 17 to 29 years old, living in Lahti, and in need of support, information and encouragement to take care of matters and help with finding relevant services? The outreach youth workers are here for you if you:

  • need support with employment or finding out about educational opportunities
  • need help with matters related to living or income
  • need guidance and advice on taking care of bureaucratic matters
  • want to have meaningful activities in your spare time

Outreach youth work is always free of charge and completely voluntary for you. You can contact us in any way that suits you. All our contact details can be found at the bottom of the page.

For people engaging with young people

Outreach youth work is special youth work that aims to be present amidst the young people and provide them with safe and confidential guidance. Together with the young people, outreach youth work finds solutions to problems and questions and helps them find the services they need.

The role of outreach youth work is to reach out to young people aged 17 to 29 and guide them to services and other support that will promote their growth, independence, social inclusion and other life management skills as well as their opportunities in education and employment. Outreach youth work is based on the young person’s voluntary participation and cooperation.

You can reach all outreach youth workers via the joint e-mail To this address, you can send customer contacts and notifications, partners’ bulletins, request for visitation and cooperation, etc. Personnel e-mail addresses are in the format of