REGISTER FOR OUR FINNISH SUMMER COURSES!
Familia organises two intensive Finnish courses this summer: basic course and continuation course. Both courses are open to everybody and teaching takes place from Monday to Thursday. Both courses are subject to a charge and you must sign up in advance. Read more about the summer courses and register now!
FINNISH IN FAMILIA
Remember our fun and informal Finnish language clubs! More info about the dates and times of Papupata, Let's Speak Finnish! and Saturday Conversation Clubs.
A RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY FOR A STUDENT
We are looking for a student to conduct a research on intercultural and multicultural families who have emigrated or are thinking of emigrating from Finland with their children. More information about the student reseach opportunity.
DUO LIVING ROOMS FOR INTERCULTURAL FAMILIES
Duo Living Room is a meeting place for children and parents, both dads and moms, where you can discuss everyday life in an intercultural family in a relaxed atmosphere with people with same kind of concerns and interests. The informal meetings are organized and facilitated by peer volunteers. Duo Living Rooms meet at the moment in Helsinki, Pori, Kouvola and Lappeenranta. See the schedules and join us in the Duo Living Rooms!
ONLINE CHAT FOR MULTICULTURAL BLENDED FAMILIES
ON 5.6. (20.00-21.30)
How is everyday life in a multicultural blended family and what kind of challenges do step-families face? These questions are among the topics discussed in an online chat organised by Familia and The Stepfamily Association of Finland. How do you blend cultures and languages in your family? How do you maintain cross-border relationships with friends and family members? How have your children reacted to the changes (a new language, a new religion, new family traditions and/or new foods, for example)?
FAMILIA'S KITCHEN CLUB
New friends, Finnish language and good food! We'll prepare and taste food and pastries as well as learn Finnish in a fun way. Read more about the Kitchen Club and register for the next club meeting
CHECK OUT OUR ACTIVITY CALENDAR FOR SPRING
Familia's spring season is in full swing! Among our activities you can find Duo Family Training, Duo Discussion Groups and Duo Divorce Groups and Meetings for intercultural couples and families. There are also MunDuo's events for intercultural youth and different kind of language groups for children and adults. Check out the events and groups of our projects as well: Partner's Path (support for job hunting) and Side by Side (support for intercultural couples waiting for residence permit decision). A summary of our activities can be found from our Activity Calendar online.
PEER SUPPORT GROUPS
Partner's Path job hunting groups are for immigrants in intercultural relationships. We have new groups starting in the Summer: a job hunting group on June 6.
We also offer well-being groups for Finns in intercultural relationships supporting their partners in job hunting and integration.
Read more about the groups and join one!
PARTNER'S PATH JOB HUNTING CLINIC
Partner's Path offers individual guidance and advice on CV's and applications, job hunting, and integration on Monday between 3 and 5 p.m. If Mondays don't suit you, you can also set up an appointment via email, phone, or WhatsApp.
Read more about Partner's Path individual guidance and advice services.
FOR INTERCULTURAL COUPLES
Come and meet other couples and individuals who are in an intercultural relationship! ThursdayCOnnect happens once a month. In April we'll be discussing gender and gender roles in intercultural relationships, and in May our theme is all about friends, networks, and loneliness.
Read more about ThursdayConnect meetings.
Dates for all our courses, peer support groups and other events can be found from our calendar.
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