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.

Pre-primary education in 2020-2021

You may enquire about day care places from service coordinators:

Apply electronically (also in English)

Income statement eletronically (also in English)

Daisy information in English

If the the child doesn't have a social security number yet and must apply for daycare:

Early childhood education services contact details:

Sivistystoimisto (Education Office)
Taidetehtaankatu 1
Open Mon-Fri 9am-3pm

Contact information for income statements