Moving to new country is always very stressful. You usually have more questions then answers and feel lost. There are some organisations where you can have some help, get advice what and how to do not to waste time, to realize yourself and to integrate into Finnish society as fast as possible.
Immigration advice centers around the country, as weel as accesible information for immigrants in 15 different languages at www.infopankki.fi
Phone consultaions for immigrants: 0207 40 11 60 (in English Tue-Fri: 10-15) www.finfonet.fi
If you are unempoyed, looking for a job or training placement, maybe a course or a school, project Tempo can help you. Tempo is a project for unemployes imigrants and Roma people.
And if you are registered unemployed at Työvoimotoimisto and you would like to get some extra help with making applications, CV etc. Tempo will help you. The services are FREE of charge.
You should make an appointement with one of the consultant:
Maarit Lankinen-Kivimäki tel. 050 3955989
Miriam Schwartz tel. 050 5781343
Ari Haapanen tel. 050 3955991
Silja Havu tel. 0505781248
Finnish Swedish society Luckan
They constantly suggest various trainings and seminars, excursions and meetings, help assistance, mostly in English and free of charge.
Check their site www.luckan.fi for coming events.