Byström’s youth services for young people in Oulu (All in one house)
Byström’s youth services are low-threshold services for youths between the ages of 16 and 25 in Oulu. You can visit the Byström youth services without an appointment or book an appointment when needed. The Byström youth services employ workers from various fields to help youths on issues related to health, drugs and alcohol, sports, leisure time, internationalism, accommodation and finances, work and education, as well as everyday life and living in general. Byström’s youth services operate in the centre of Oulu at the Byström house at 5 Hallituskatu Street.
Different services available at Byström:
The services of the psychiatric nurse are aimed at unemployed youths and young adults under the age of 25 in Oulu. You can seek assistance for anxiety and panic disorder, depression, sleeping difficulties, or various social anxieties.
You can contact the nurse for health discussions if you are concerned about your health. The nurse service is aimed at unemployed youths.
The target group for the Oulu area searching youth work guidance and advice services is young people between the ages of 15 and 25 who are outsiders to work, education, or other activities, or are in danger of being left out of these activities. The aim is to guide youths in accordance with their individual needs, and help them find different paths to education, work, or other meaningful solutions. Searching youth work services include guidance discussions, aiding in applying for a job or study place, field trips and group activities.
The operations of the Arpeetti counsellor are aimed at people with no income who receive social assistance, are long-term unemployed, or are students who do not receive student financial aid. The young person is interviewed, and any possible vacancies within the units of the City of Oulu are surveyed together. Customers are mainly directed to the service through social services and the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment.
Summer jobs for students and summer job notes for youths in Oulu are given out at Byström.
The social counsellor provides guidance and advice on issues such as finances and social security. You can visit the social counsellor when you want to get your finances in order or when you need a "bureaucracy interpreter”. The social counsellor will help you find solutions to your situation.
Job market counsellors guide youths to trainee jobs offered by the City of Oulu.
The career psychologist guides youths in choosing careers.
The workforce counsellor guides youths in issues related to working life.
The workshops’ personal coach supports youths in workshops on life management and applying for education and jobs. The personal coach also provides youths with information about attending a workshop and workshop activities in general.
The task of the work-life coach is to prepare youth for working life and act as a link between young people and employers. The work-life coach guides youths in all matters related to working life, such as where and how to apply for a job, how to write job applications and resumés, and how to conduct oneself in a job interview.