What are Familyhouses?

  • Familyhouses are partnership activities organised by civic organisations. They are a multidisciplinary, low threshold package designed to respond to the needs of children and families with children.
  • Familyhouses provide services and opportunities for participation and peer encounters for all families with children.
  • Familyhouse activities support municipal services and supplement the work of family centres, with the common aim of bolstering the wellbeing of families with children.
  • Find out more about the Familyhouse activities in Joensuu (, Kuopio ( and Iisalmi (