Early childhood education

The City of Porvoo offers pre-school children a wide range of early childhood education services. Parents can choose from the following child care options:

  • The child may be cared for at home. If there is a child below the age of 3 in the family, you may apply for home care support. Children and their families can use open early childhood education services without losing their home care allowance.
  • The child may be cared for in municipal early childhood education in day care center or family day care.
  • The child may be cared for in private day care centre approved by the municipality. The child is given the service voycher.
  • The child may be cared for in municipality approved private family day care or by a person who is employed by the family. The child is given private care support.

You may enquire about day care places from the day care centre or family day care counsellors.

Early childhool services contact details:
Sivistystoimisto (Education Office)
Taidetehtaankatu 1
Tel. +358 40 487 0733, Open weekdays 9am-3pm
Contact information
Instructions to apply for day care (in Finnish)