Immigrantion Service & Guidance on Integration

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Immigration Services Unit


Eksote’s immigration services provide advising and instructing for immigrants on matters related to services and integration. It informs and consults authorities, decision-makers, and local residents on these matters and promotes cooperation between the parties involved in immigration.

Activities that enhance inclusion and wellbeing in immigration services.

Activities that promote two-way integration, strengthen inclusion and action, and enhance wellbeing 

  • ​Information sessions and thematic groups related to social orientation in the participants’ native language
  • Cooperation with immigrant communities
  • Experts by experience activities
  • Peer and group activities related to wellbeing and everyday life management
  • Promotion of effective demography in South Karelia 
  • Network cooperation related to inclusion
  • Cooperation between associations
  • Instructing related to inclusion 
For more information, please contact Integration C​ounsellor Hanna-Leena Iisvirta, tel. 040 651 1358​​​

Guidance and information services centre Momentti 

Guidance and information services centre Momentti advises on the following matters, supporting and guiding on integration and living in Finland:
 
  • ​Housing, leisure time, and hobbies 
  • Social services and benefits​
  • Studying and work 
  • Schooling and early childhood education and care 
  • Residence permit and citizenship applications 
  • Guidance on the filling out of forms 
  • Assistance in official matters 
  • Health and wellbeing 
  • ​Other municipal/city services 

​​Eksote’s immigration services provide advising and instructing to immigrants on matters relating to services and integration. It informs and consults authorities, decision-makers, and local residents on these matters and promotes cooperation between the parties involved in immigration.

Momentti usually serves persons who have recently moved to Finland. 

​Address: 
Lappeenrannan Aikuisten keskus, Valtakatu 51, 3 floor, Lappeenranta
​​​Imatran Aikuisten keskus, Tainionkoskentie 1, 2 floor, Imatra

​Counselling without an appointment In Lappeenranta on Tuesdays at 13 - 15.

Counselling for Russian Immigrants: Phone hours are Mon, Tue and Fri at 13 -14, 
tel. 040 715 5327.

More information:

Merja Heino-Kukkurainen, Service Supervisor, Immigrant Services,tel. 0400 252 729
Hanna-Leena Iisvirta, Integration councelor, tel. 040 651 1358​


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