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Home services helpline for over-70-year-olds

 Tel. 014 266 0550 (on weekdays, 8-16)
  • Guidance and counselling
  • Information on shopping, food and pharmacy service assistance

Other times, tel. 014 266 0149

Health care guidance during the coronavirus pandemic

Tel. 014 266 0133 (from Monday to Friday, 8–16, on Saturday and Sunday 9-15)
Other times, tel. 116 117
  • Coronavirus guidance and symptom assessment

 Are you interested in voluntary work?

Tel. 014 266 1707, Volunteering Coordinator Antti Rajala

updated on 14 June 2021

Shopping assistance 

  • On there is a list of providers from whom it is possible to buy shopping services. 
  • You can call the City’s Home Services Helpline (tel. 014 266 0550) for guidance and counselling on home services or for information on shopping, food and pharmacy services. 

When shopping, you should observe the general recommendation to keep up your hand hygiene and a safe distance from other customers. Additionally, it’s important to remember any flu symptoms mean you need to stay home and ask for others to help you with your shopping.

Visits to residential services for the aged

As of 27 April 2021 visits to residential services do not need to agreed in advance. Visits are organized according to the THL instructions. 

Health care services for the aged and health information related to the coronavirus 

The aged are welcome to make use of health care services normally, including laboratory visits related to their own care, doctor or nurse visits, or, for example, wound care at their health care clinic.

  • If an aged person is concerned about the possibility of coronavirus infection or wishes to ask coronavirus-related questions, information and service needs evaluation in coronavirus matters are provided to Jyväskylä, Hankasalmi and Uurainen residents through the health care centre centralized help line, tel. 014 266 0133. This number is available from Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm and on weekends from 9 am to 3 pm. 
  • At other times, please call the Central Finland Hospital District telephone helpline, tel. 116 117.  

Other support available 

  • Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jyväskylä
Service number, tel. 041 730 3453 (every day, 8-20)
You can call the number if you have worries about the coronavirus or if you need help in your daily living. The church will do its best to help. 

Companies providing shopping services

Pharmacy services