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Support and counselling

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Support to families and children

Counselling is offered by the NGO Folkhälsan på Åland:
Family counselling for issues concerning raising a child, couple and family relations.
Finance and debt counselling

Visiting address:
Styrmansgatan 10, Mariehamn (entrance at the back of the house).

Save the Children Åland Rädda Barnen på Åland r.f. work to promote children’s rights in Åland and internationally.

Ombudsman for children

In Åland there is an ombudsman for children that you can contact to get guidance on how to act and where to turn to in cases when you suspect that a child might run the risk of mistreatment. More information available on

Violence in close relationships

If you are a woman living in a relation where there is threat, violence or sexual abuse, there is a helpline you can call for support. The persons answering your call are experienced, professionally-trained persons and will treat your call in confidence. You can choose to remain anonymous.

Kvinnofridslinjen tel +358 18 25500


Tallbacken is a shelter for children and youth that for one reason or other can no longer live at home. They also provide support for mothers who need support with parenting and a shelter for women who live under threat or have been abused.
Tel +358 18 531305
More information available here (in Swedish)

The page was last updated on 28.06.2013 kl 19:33