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  • Day care. Picture: Jussi Mäkelä.
  • Day Care and Preschool

    Heinola's early childhood education services consist of day care in day care centres and family day care organized by the City of Heinola, preschool education and open early childhood education activities offered by the Heinola Family Centre, and family day care organized by the private sector.


    Day Care in Day Care Centres

    Day care in day care centres and family day care are chargeable services, and they are charged according to family size and income.

    Day care is provided for children aged 1–6 in day care centres and group family day care centres from 6:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

    Contact Persons:

    • Service Director Hannele Tuusjärvi, tel. 044 797 8614
      Languages: Finnish, English
    • Early Childhood Education Director Miia Kemppi, tel.050 593 9649
      Languages: Finnish, English
    • Day Care Centre Director Päivi Mikkonen tel. 044 797 8620
      Languages: Finnish, Swedish
    • Childminders Olga Tikko tel. 044 797 6848 and Tanja Tuominen tel. 044 769 4365
      Languages: Finnish, Russian

    Round-The-Clock Care

    Round-the-clock care refers to day care provided also during the evening, night and on weekends. Round-the-clock care is provided at the Tommola-talo day care centre.

    Contact Persons:

    • Service Director Hannele Tuusjärvi, tel. 044 797 8614
      Languages: Finnish, English
    • Early Childhood Education Director Miia Kemppi, tel.050 593 9649
      Languages: Finnish, English
    • Day Care Centre Director Pirjo Kokko tel. 044 769 3055
      Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English
    • Childminders Olga Tikko tel. 044 797 6848 and Tanja Tuominen tel. 044 769 4365
      Languages: Finnish, Russian

    Family Day Care

    Family day care is day care provided in the childminder's own home, in groups of up to 4 children for children aged 1–4 years, from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Contact Persons:

    • Service Director Hannele Tuusjärvi, tel. 044 797 8614
      Languages: Finnish, English
    • Early Childhood Education Director Miia Kemppi, tel.050 593 9649
      Languages: Finnish, English
    • Day Care Centre Director Salme Koski-Lammi, tel. 044 797 8536
      Languages: Finnish, English
    • Day Care Centre Director Päivi Mikkonen tel. 044 797 8620
      Languages: Finnish, Swedish
    • Childminders Olga Tikko tel. 044 797 6848 and Tanja Tuominen tel. 044 769 4365
      Languages: Finnish, Russian

    Preschool Education

    Preschool education refers to free education for children 6 years of age (a year before the start of primary school), held from August to May for 4 hours before noon in the day care centre or in school premises. In addition to preschool education, preschool-aged children also have the opportunity to use the day care services provided on the same premises. Day care is a chargeable service.

    Contact Persons:

    • Service Director Hannele Tuusjärvi, tel. 044 797 8614
      Languages: Finnish, English
    • Early Childhood Education Director Miia Kemppi, tel.050 593 9649
      Languages: Finnish, English
    • Day Care Centre Director Jaana Vesikko, tel. 050 593 9681
      Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English
    • Childminders Olga Tikko tel. 044 797 6848 and Tanja Tuominen tel. 044 769 4365
      Languages: Finnish, Russian

    Private Day Care

    Contact Persons

    • Service Director Hannele Tuusjärvi, tel. 044 797 8614
      Languages: Finnish, English

    Open Early Childhood Education Services

    The Heinola Family Centre offers families a wide range of early childhood services, the aim of which is to support the well-being of both the child and the entire family. Activities include sports clubs and outdoor activities, theme parties and events, expert lectures, peer groups for parents with children of different ages and in different life situations, and open club activities for children. The Family Centre's activities are mainly free of charge, except for the sports club.

    Contact Persons:

    • Family Centre Coordinator Kirsi Mäkilä tel. 044 797 8577
      Languages: Finnish, English
    • Childminders Olga Tikko tel. 044 797 6848 and Tanja Tuominen tel. 044 769 4365
      Languages: Finnish, Russian

    Operational Fees

    Contact Persons

    • Day Care Office Office secretary Sirpa Leppäkorpi, tel. (03) 849 3122
    • Office secretary Minna Ollikainen, tel. (03) 849 3125
      Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English