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The following daycare centres are open between 27.6. – 31.7.2016

On-call day care services period 27.6. – 31.7.2016 – are provided only for those with a real need, i.e. the children whose parents are working or studying full-time during the summer. Day care fees will be collected for the reserved time.

Northern area: Kuivasjärvi, Jatulintarha
Eastern area: Välikylä, Haapalehto, Pikku-Vesainen, Muurahainen
Southern area: Pitkäkangas, Kaakonpoika
Middle area: Ainola´s Varpula (if necessary, extended hours and 24-hour service), Simpsi, Värttö

If your child needs on-call day care services,Families with children in City-provided daycare can through E-services (identification required in www-pages:  -> Choose link Sähköinen asiointi. The E-services link is open 16.5. – 29.5.2016.

You can also ask the application in your child´s day-care center. Please return the application by 29 May 2016 to your shild´s permanent day care place. 

Further information may be obtained from the daycare/family daycare instructor.


Daycare services support the growth and well-being of children under school age and their families.

You can apply for a daycare place for children under school age. If both parents either work or study, the city tries to place the child in daycare. Full-time care, part-time care, free pre-school instruction and guided child education places are available.

Before attending a daycare centre, children must have a check-up in their own regional child clinic.

A multicultural child in multicultural daycare

English immersion is available at the Tuulikello and Allinpuisto daycare centres. There are also English, Swedish and German private daycare centres in Oulu.

If you want to place your child in a municipal daycare centre, you should contact the Day care service coordination team  tel. 08 558 45300, e-mail: educare(at)

A part-time place in daycare can be arranged for children five to six years of age who do not speak Finnish. The Mannerheim League for Child Welfare (MLL) arranges an English club for children.

Afternoon care for schoolchildren

Youth Services coordinates afternoon activities in Oulu. Read more:  Afternoon care


Sijainti kartalla: Daycare places