Guidance service is available in English and Finnish from Monday to Friday 9 - 15. Services after 15.00 are offered remotely. Guidance is also provided in other languages according to the timetable below. Multilingual guidance can be found at Oulu10, first floor (Saaristonkatu 8). Oulu10 is open from 9 to16.
The multilingual guidance gives you information on public authorities, tips for different aspects of life and provides help in problematic situations.
Multilingual advisors can also provide information on other activities at Villa Victor such as Finnish language classes.
You can also contact us on social media:
Facebook: Villa Victor Monikulttuurikeskus Multicultural Centre
English/Finnish tel. 040 182 6198
Monday - Friday at 9.00 - 16.00
Arabic/Berber/French tel. 040 651 5687
Monday - Friday at 9 - 16.00
Chinese/Japanese tel. 040 617 4470
Thursdays at 9 - 11
Persian/Dari/Kurdish (Sorani) tel. 040 484 2993 Summer break 13.6. - 8.8.
Wednesdays at 9 - 11
Fridays at 9 - 12
Turkish/Kurdish (Kurmanji) tel. 040 482 9260 Only phone/WhatsApp
Tuesdays at 15.30 - 17.30
Thursdays at 15.30 - 17.30
Somali tel. 040 589 3052 Summer break 28.6. - 5.8.
Wednesdays at 12 - 15
Thursdays at 13 - 16
Tigrinya tel. 040 586 1724 Only phone/WhatsApp
Mondays at 16.30 - 18
Wednesdays at 16.30 - 18
Russian/Dutch tel. 040 621 1714
Tuesdays at 9 -12
Fridays at 12 - 15
Would you like to know more about Oulu, living in the city, and things that need to be done before or shortly after you move here?
Multicultural Centre Villa Victor is launching a new online service for people, who are considering moving to Oulu.
The service is free of charge. It is provided online via Teams.
You will get guidance in English, Russian and Dutch.
More information as well as the instructions on how to book an appointment, can be found on Teams-Guidance page.