Welcome to Salo

You are living in Salo now. You need to register yourself as a resident of Salo. Go to the Local Register Office (Maistraatti). The address is Kirkkokatu 1-3 B, 3rd floor, 24100 Salo

Social services

If you need help, go to the social services. You will get help for example with securing income and finding out which services are available for you. The address is Tehdaskatu 2, 24100 Salo. Ask for help at the town hall information desk

Housing

Ask about housing from Elina Vallenius 044 770 1346 or from Pauli Lainio 044 535 3309. The address is Turuntie 8, 24100 Salo

Education

Adults can study Finnish at the Adult Education Centre, the Upper Secondary School for Adults or the Institute of Adult Education. Information is also provided by the Employment and Economic Development Office
Contact information:
- Adult Education Centre, Ylhäistentie 2, 24130 Salo, office tel.02 778 4561
- Upper Secondary Shcool for Adults, Kaherinkatu 2, 24100 Salo, office tel. 02 778 4391
- Institute of Adult Education, Hyvoninkatu 1, 24240 Salo, switchboard 02 77 041
- Employment and Economic Development office, Torikatu 4, 24100 Salo, switchboard 029 504 4501

Employment

Go to the Employment and Economic Development office. Register yourself as a client or job applicant. The address is Torikatu 4, 24100 Salo.

The Social Insurance Institution of Finland (KELA)

You can apply for different benefits at KELA. You will get help with filling out the applications. The address is Hämeentie 18, 24100 Salo.

Tax Office
You will get a personal tax deduction card at the Tax Office. You will need a tax deduction card if you are employed. The card is also necessary if you are unemployed, as it is used for the unemployment allowance provided by KELA. The address is Hämeentie 9, 24100 Salo

Police

You will get help with:
- filling out a residence permit application
- registering a permanent residence permit of a EU citizen
- applying for a visa and extension of visa
- applying for passport and identity card
Address: Kirkkokatu 1-3, 24100 Salo

Bank

You can open a bank account at the bank. For example pay checks and KELA benefits will be paid to your bank account. When you go to the bank, take your passport or some other official proof of identity with you.

Bank addresses:
- Someron Säästöpankki, Turuntie 1, 24100 Salo
- Lounaismaan Osuuspankki, Turuntie 7, 24100 Salo
- Nordea, Turuntie 4, 24100 Salo
- Danske Bank, Turuntie 6, 24100 Salo
- Handelsbanken, Turuntie 15, 24100 Salo

Illness

Contact a health centre and make a doctor´s appointment. The phone number is 02 7721.
First aid

You will get help in an urgent medical matter. First aid services are at the hospital. Address: Sairaalantie 9, 24130 Salo. The phone number is 02 314 4529

Library

The library is a free service. You may read the books and magazines. The Internet is free to use. You will get a library card from the library. Address: Vilhonkatu 2, 24100 Salo