Information pages for Äänekoski reception center customers
The city of Äänekoski warmly welcomes you all!
We will compile current information for the residents of Äänekoski reception center on this page.
Contact information for the Äänekoski reception center
tel. 044 7777 210 (8 a.m. - 10 p.m.)
Crisis center Mobile - Professional help in a crisis
tel. 044 7888 470 (Mon-Thu 8-20 and Fri 8-17)
Social and crisis emergency
You can get help from the Social and Crisis Emergency Service 24 hours a day
tel. 014 266 0149
Waste sorting instructions
Free bus from Suolahti to Äänekoski
The city of Äänekoski offers free bus transfers twice a week to the customers of Äänekoski reception center. Free services are provided on Tuesdays and Thursdays: departure is at 10 am from the Suolahti reception center and the bus runs to Äänekoski bus station. Return to Suolahti at 12.30 from Äänekoski bus station.
The bus service will run from 14 June 2022. The free shuttle is for reception center guests only.
Schedule, Tuesdays and Thursdays:
10.00 Suolahti reception center - Äänekoskibus station
12.30 Äänekoski bus station - Suolahti reception center
The Slava Ukraine -donation point is located at Kautonkatu 3, Äänekoski. Open: Wednesday and Saturday from 14:00 to 16:00. Donations for reception center customers are handled on Facebook-page "Apua ukrainalaisille pakolaisille Ääneseudulla".
The reception center takes care of the basic needs of the customers.
Immigrant information service
At the immigrant information centre of city of Äänekoski you are helped in such questions as: living in Finland, work, education and training (Finnish language courses, vocational education), residence permits, social security, health and other everyday matters. Immigrant information service is free of charge.
Address: Immigrant Information Service Äänekoski, (Perhekeskus Kerkkä), Koulunmäenkatu 6A, Äänekoski
Opening hours: Mondays 14-17 (Almira Pakarinen) and Thursdays 13-16 (Kay Latokartano).
In July 2022 we are closed!
The Russian-speaking employee will be present next time in August 2022.
Almira Pakarinen, tel. 040 831 5073
Kay Latokartano, tel. 040 146 1055
Schools and open kindergarden activities, language training for adults
Schools and open kindergarden for Äänekoski receptions center customers start in the fall 2022. Also language training for adults will be available later. We will inform you more later.
There are many nice events for the whole family in Äänekoski that everyone is welcome to attend! All events can be found in the Äänekoski Event Calendar and a short description in English has been added to the free events. The entire event calendar will be in English in August 2022.
The Jyväskylä Orthodox Church organizes events in Äänekoski.
The city of Äänekoski brings youth work to the reception center to delight children, young people and families. The workers of "Summer Car" (Kesäkaara) involve the customers of the reception center regularly throughout the summer. All activities are free.
More information from this Facebook-link.
Summer Car" (Kesäkaara) tel. 040 5871606, email email@example.com
Spotti youth center
Events for kids and young people. All activities are free. More information from this Facebook-link.
Address: Kotakennääntie 21, 44100 Äänekoski
Tel. 0400 115 175 / 040 767 3172
Suolahti youth house
Opening hours 6.6.-29.7.2022: Monday 16-21, Tuesday 14-17, Wednesday 16-21, Thursday, 16-21, Friday 16-21.
All activities are free.
More information from this Facebook-link.
Address: Kellosepänkatu 21, Suolahti
Tel. 040 754 9705 / 0400 115 441
In the summer of 2022, Huuha's traffic park (Huuhan perhepuisto) will be open from June 9 to August 5. on weekdays from 08:30 to 15:30.
Huuha tel. 0400 115 719
Swimming halls (and gym)
The Suolahti indoor swimming pool is closed in the summer on 17.6.-15.8.2022.
Äänekoski swimming pool VesiVelho is closed on 2.7.-15.8.2022
More information from this link.
Beaches in Äänekoski
Carpet washing places in Äänekoski and Suolahti
In the summer, the carpet washing places in the city of Äänekoski are free of charge for all residents. Lake water.
Washing place in Äänekoski: address Rauhankatu, Äänekoski
Washing place in Suolahti: address Keiteleentie, Polsanjoki
ÄäneHub co-working space
ÄäneHub co-working space offers inspiring working environment for entrepreneurs, freelancers, students and solo workers or small companies. This place is free of charge. More information from this link.
Strategy video of the city of Äänekoski (English subtitles)
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