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International House Helsinki provides a wide range of information and public authority services to meet the needs of international newcomers in the Helsinki capital region. View the service menu to learn more about the services available to you.

Daycare and education guidance

The education guidance service helps families residing in Helsinki with queries about daycare, pre-primary and primary education services, and playground and club activities. Customers can ask, for example, advice on application processes and receive consultation on different daycare and school options in the capital region. More information about options for basic education in Helsinki is available here.

Service is available in Finnish and English.


040 677 2528

You can contact our education guidance service by phone on Tuesday from 8.00-10.00 and on Thursday from 14.00-16.00. 

You can also contact the education guidance service by email. You are welcome to ask questions by email and book a personal telephone appointment or an online meeting.