Kalliola Settlement in Brief
Kalliola Settlement is a multi-function association founded in 1919 and as the name suggests, its activities rest on community values. Kalliola produces social services, provides adult education and supports civic and voluntary activities in the metropolitan area.
The main services provided are adult learning, civic and voluntary activities, child welfare, youth work, substance misuse care, mediation in criminal and civil cases as well as services for senior citizens and the disabled. Kalliola settlement is a joined venture of several associations and foundations; the Kalliola Patron’s Association (Kalliolan Kannatusyhdistys ry), Kalliola Senior Services Foundation (Kalliolan Senioripalvelusäätiö), Kalliola Youth association (Kalliolan Nuoret ry) and Real Estate Helsinki Kalliola Ltd (Kiinteistö Oy Helsingin Kalliola). Kalliola Settlement is a member of the Finnish Federation of Settlement Houses and part of the international settlement movement. Kalliola is also one of the owners of the Setlementtiasunnot Oy, which is a company producing housing for social services.
The objective is to support life-long learning, help people stay in charge of their own lives as well as better communicate with each other and to implement communal values. Kalliola is politically and religiously detached.
The Mission Statement
The mission of the Kalliola Settlement is to support life-long learning, help people stay in charge of their own lives as well as better communicate with each other and to implement communal values. Kalliola is politically and religiously unattached.
The following basic values form the guidelines of the Kalliola Settlement:
• Confidence in the ability of people and communities to independently solve problems
• Respecting people as individuals
Kalliola Adult Learning Centre course information:
tel. +358 (0) 10 279 5080