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Important contacts for employment

You can find the contact information of employment services in the Vaasa region here.

TE Services

Online

TE Services’ OmaAsiointi is a national online service for all job seekers.
OmaAsiointi (only in Finnish and Swedish)

Entrepreneurs OmaAsiointi is the channel for business start-ups.
Business and employers OmaAsiointi (only in Finnish and Swedish)

You can identify yourself by using Suomi.fi identification methods.
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TE Services also provide education guidance aimed at job seekers.
Education and training guidance

By phone

National TE Office Telephone Service:
0295 020 713

Service point

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TE-services Vaasa (only in Finnish and Swedish)

Visit us: Wolffintie 35 B
Postal address: PL 66, 65101 Vaasa
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City of Vaasa Employment Services

The aim of employment services for Vaasa residents is

  • to enable those who have been unemployed for a prolonged period, those with limited capability for work and those in an otherwise difficult position in the labour market to find work through pay subsidy.
  • to enable summer employment for young people, including those with special needs
  • to offer non-military service positions for Vaasa residents with non-military service obligation and
  • to support schemes that promote employment.

Online

You can contact us by e-mail: tyollistamispalvelut[at]vaasa.fi

Read more: Employment services (only in Finnish and Swedish)

By phone

Workforce Planning Specialist:
+358 40 5734964

For young people: Ohjaamo Pohjanmaa

Online

Young person, if you do not know where to start, start at Ohjaamo:
Ohjaamo Pohjanmaa

You can also contact us by e-mail: ohjaamo.pohjanmaa[at]te-toimisto.fi

By phone

Ohjaamo Pohjanmaa:
040 545 6725

Service point

Accessible parking. The picture shows a person in a wheelchair.Ramp. The icon shows a person in a wheelchair proceeding up a low, triangular inclined surface, against a white background.Lift. The icon shows a male and a female figure side by side in a rectangular box. It is lined by vertical lines depicting the lift shaft; there is an arrow point up above the box and an arrow pointing down below it.Induction loop. The icon shows an ear in the middle and a small letter T at the bottom, against a white background.International Symbol of Access. The picture shows a person in a wheelchair.wc

Ohjaamo Pohjanmaa

Vaasa’s Main Library. Kirjastonkatu 13
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Services for start-up entrepreneurs

Online

Get help and support to start a business from Vaasanseudun Uusyrityskeskus Startia.
Startia

My Enterprise Finland is an online workspace for entrepreneurs and start-up business. In the My Enterprise Finland service you can prepare the establishment of a business, plan your business and look into your business development possibilities.
My Enterpise Finland

TeamFinland operators offer help in areas such as setting up a business and financial matters.
Contact form

Links to TE-services can be found from above.

By phone

The Enterprise Finland Telephone Service advises start-ups and operating businesses in various situations:
0295 020 500

For matters relating to the start-up grant, please contact the start-up grant expert at the TE Office in Ostrobothnia:
Hannu Ollikkala. 0295 056 138 (Vaasan, Kyrönmaan ja Suupohjan region)

Get help and support to start a business from Vaasanseudun Uusyrityskeskus Startia.
+358 6 317 7600

The Yrittäjän talousapu counselling service for entrepreneurs is a national service which provides assistance and counselling for small business owners and companies experiencing financial distress.
0295 024 882

ELY-Centre supports development and investment projects by small and medium-sized Finnish enterprises. Ask advice from an expert (only in Finnish and Swedish):
0295 024 800

National TE employer and entrepreneur services for business start-ups.
0295 056 001

Service point

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Get help and support to start a business from the Vaasa Region Enterprise Agency Startia.
Startia

Alatori 1 A, 3rd floor
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Welcome Office for those new in Finland

Online

Welcome office – Information and guidance to newcomers and immigrants
Open the chat by clicking the speech bubble at the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

By phone

Welcome Office:
06 325 1551

Service point

Accessible parking. The picture shows a person in a wheelchair.Ramp. The icon shows a person in a wheelchair proceeding up a low, triangular inclined surface, against a white background.Lift. The icon shows a male and a female figure side by side in a rectangular box. It is lined by vertical lines depicting the lift shaft; there is an arrow point up above the box and an arrow pointing down below it.Induction loop. The icon shows an ear in the middle and a small letter T at the bottom, against a white background.International Symbol of Access. The picture shows a person in a wheelchair.wc
welcomeoffice.fi

Vaasa’s Main Library. Kirjastonkatu 13
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City of Vaasa Housing consultation

Online

Housing consultation

Housing counsellors:
Teemu Peltonen, teemu.peltonen[at]vaasa.fi
Lena Valkeakari, lena.valkeakari[at]vaasa.fi

By phone

Housing counsellors:
Teemu Peltonen: 040 516 2779
Lena Valkeakari: 040 153 4134

Service point

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Housing consultation

Korsholmanpuistikko 44, 65100 Vaasa
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City of Vaasa Information and advisory services

Online

If you are unsure which of the City’s departments you need to contact in different situations, the advisors will help you find the relevant information. Open the chat by clicking the speech bubble at the bottom right-hand corner of the page.
Citizen services

By phone

Citizen services:
+358 6 325 1550

Citizen services Vähäkyrö:
+358 6 325 8400

Service points

Accessible parking. The picture shows a person in a wheelchair.Ramp. The icon shows a person in a wheelchair proceeding up a low, triangular inclined surface, against a white background.Lift. The icon shows a male and a female figure side by side in a rectangular box. It is lined by vertical lines depicting the lift shaft; there is an arrow point up above the box and an arrow pointing down below it.Induction loop. The icon shows an ear in the middle and a small letter T at the bottom, against a white background.International Symbol of Access. The picture shows a person in a wheelchair.wc

Citizen services

Vaasa’s Main Library. Kirjastonkatu 13
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Public transport nearby. The picture shows a bus from the front. White background.Accessible parking. The picture shows a person in a wheelchair.Ramp. The icon shows a person in a wheelchair proceeding up a low, triangular inclined surface, against a white background.Lift. The icon shows a male and a female figure side by side in a rectangular box. It is lined by vertical lines depicting the lift shaft; there is an arrow point up above the box and an arrow pointing down below it.UnisexInternational Symbol of Access. The picture shows a person in a wheelchair.wc

Citizen services Vähäkyrö

Vähänkyröntie 11, Vähäkyrö
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Services available through projects

TEO – Work ability and vitality through involvement

Do you want to find something nice to do? Do you have challenges managing your everyday life?

Osallisuuden Olohuone is open Tuesday-Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm. Pop in for a coffee and get to know us and what we do! Kauppapuistikko 4, 65100 Vaasa, 2nd floor.
Read more (only in Finnish and Swedish)

By phone

Nina Waxlax, Project manager
+358 40 162 8262

Teija Masanen, Project Coordinator
+358 40 660 7969

Elli-Maija Masanen, Instructor
+358 40 549 7210

Service point

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TEO – Work ability and vitality through involvement (only in Finnish and Swedish)

Kauppapuistikko 4, 65100 Vaasa
2. floor
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Vaasan Setlementti´s URA-services

Vaasan Setlementti´s URA-services is an employment project funded by Pohjanmaan TE-toimisto and the city of Vaasa. We help long-term unemployed job seekers find work try-outs and wage subsidy work places.
URA-services

By phone

Sirpa Myllyniemi, Project manager:
050 550 9704

Ulla Mäkelä, Job coach:
040 614 6979

Elise Uusi-Pantti, Job coach:
040 662 8048

Sirpa Koivula, Job coach in the Vaasa region:
040 678 3251

Irina Söderholm, Job coach Pietarsaari region, Vaasa region:
044 738 0600

Service point

Vaasan Setlementti’s URA-services

Huvilakatu 1, 65200 Vaasa
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