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CONTACT

Four non-profit organizations in Finland have their focus exclusively on helping the bereaved and offering peer support. Some of them organize peer support groups and offer support also in English. Some have brochures and guidebooks translated in English.

See their websites and contact persons for more information.

Materials in english

Death of a Child. Information and support for bereaved families. Publication from KÄPY – Child Death Families KÄPY ry.

See PDF

Contact information

Huoma ry
peer support after a loved one’s death from homicide

Contact:
Peer support and crisis support coordinator Terhi Kantanen:
050 401 2230
terhi.kantanen(at)huoma.fi

Executive Director Sanna Kalajanniska:
050 304 3332
sanna.kalajanniska(at)huoma.fi

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KÄPY ry
Child Death Families
Contact:
Peer support coordinator Sanna Rantanen:
045 652 4395
tuki(at)kapy.fi
Executive Director Susanna Uittomäki:
045 326 0980
susanna.uittomaki(at)kapy.fi

 

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Nuoret lesket ry
young widows of Finland association

Contact:
Peer Support Coordinator Sari Rappi-Lindholm:
044 056 5542
sari.rappi-lindholm@nuoretlesket.fi
Executive Director Miia Iivonen:
044 300 6477
miia.iivonen@nuoretlesket.fi

 

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Surunauha ry
Peer support after a loved one´s suicide

Contact:
Peer Support Coordinator Teppo Kupias:
044 751 9916 (also WhatsApp)
vertaistuki@surunauha.net
Executive Director Riika Hagman-Kiuru:
044 977 9428
riika.hagman-kiuru@surunauha.net

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