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Applications for a day-care place can be submitted all year round. The application must be submitted no later than four months before the day care is needed. In urgent cases – or when a parent is seeking a study place, in which case the start date of the need for day care cannot be predicted – the application must be submitted no later than two weeks before the child needs a place in day care.

Day-care applications

Electronic application: you can access electronic services. 
You can also print the day-care application. Application forms are also available at the Service Centre and from day-care centres.
The application process for club activities and pre-primary education is similar to the day-care application process.

For private day-care, You can access the electronic services or print the application for service voucher.

Submitting your day-care application

Mailing address: City of Jyväskylä, Early Childhood Education Services, Service Centre, PO Box 82, 40101 Jyväskylä
Visiting address: Kilpisenkatu 1 C - Only by booking an appointment

You can contact us by email: varhaiskasvatus.palveluohjaus(at)
Notifications about day-care placements

Families are informed about day-care placements no later than two weeks before the date the day care is due to start.

Further information about all services can be obtained from the day care centres or day care office in Jyväskylä,
address: Kilpisenkatu 1 C, tel. +35814 569 0180