Nuortenkulma (‘Youth Corner’): local youth work

Nuortenkulma (‘Youth Corner’): local youth work

We want to add joy and a sense of direction to young people’s lives by providing confidential operations, hobby opportunities, trainers and facilities. Nuortenkulma in Hyvärilä provides the following services: The youth services of the City of Nurmes, Youth Centre Apaja of the municipality of Juuka, and the youth services of the municipality of Valtimo.

Nuortenkulma youth work:

• supports the growth and independence-building processes of young people
• promotes active citizenship and social empowerment among young people
• improves the growth and living conditions of young people
• improves young people’s chances of participation and being heard
• provides guidance for upbringing
• includes providing facilities, organising hobby opportunities and promoting international youth work

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Youth Centre Apaja, Nurmes

Head of Youth Services Martti Piironen
Tel. +358 50 406 5713

Work Coach Ritva Nevalainen
Tel. +358 40 8389245
ritva.nevalainen (at)

Work Coach Pauli Sorsakari
Tel. +358 40 838 9248

Outreach Youth Work, Nurmes

Outreach Youth Worker Saara Laitinen
Tel. +358 40 8389 247

Youth Centre Apaja, Juuka

Job and Individual Coach Miika Rajala
Tel. +358 40 838 9246

Basic youth services, Nurmes

Youth Worker Selma Osmala
Tel. +358 400 708 827

Basic and outreach youth work in Valtimo

Youth Worker/Outreach Youth Worker Matti Jantunen
Tel. +358 50 359 8643