Bravely on people`s side

Who Are We?

Settlement Puijola is an association operating in Kuopio with about 100 employees. We work with heart, skill, and joy to make everyday life fair and happy for everyone. We are religiously and politically uncommitted.

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Fair and good life for everyone

We work for the benefit of local and nearby area residents, in collaboration with them. A central principle of our work is to promote equality in society, regardless of a person’s background or culture.


Our Services

We offer services and activities to enhance the well-being of individuals and communities. Instead of seeking profit, our goal is to help our clients turn a new page in their lives with our assistance.

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Participate in our activities

You are welcome to be a part of our activities. With us, volunteers often get to define how they participate in our community. Here, everyone can find meaning in their lives and build a community around themselves.

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Read here the latest news and updates from Settlement Puijola in Finnish.

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What is Settlement Work?

The settlement movement is a religiously and politically unaffiliated multi-sector organization and civic movement that promotes dialogue between people, experiences of meaningfulness, and lifelong learning in society. We are part of the international settlement movement. Settlement work arrived in Finland in 1918, meaning we have been engaged in people-oriented work here for over 100 years. Read more on the website of the Finnish Settlement Association.

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