The health and social services will be transferred from Forssa Welfare District to the Wellbeing services county of Kanta-Häme on January 1st 2023.
The responsibility for organising health, social and rescue services will be transferred from municipalities to wellbeing services counties from the beginning of 2023. In Kanta-Häme region, the reform concerns the municipalities of Forssa, Hausjärvi, Hattula, Humppila, Hämeenlinna, Janakkala, Jokioinen, Loppi, Riihimäki, Tammela and Ypäjä.
From January 1st 2023, the Wellbeing services county of Kanta-Häme will be organizing all the health, social and rescue services for all the residents of the Kanta-Häme region. The Wellbeing services county of Kanta-Häme will be formed by 11 counties of Kanta-Häme region.
The Wellbeing services county is responsible for health and social services such as
Health centre services
Child and student health services
Social services for families with children
Home care and housing services for older people
Services for people with disabilities
For the time being, the residents of Forssa region will find their social, health and rescue services from the same service points as before. The phone numbers of the services and departments stay the same, but the e-mail addresses will change to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The customer fees have been unified throughout the Wellbeing services county, so that the residents of the whole county are in an equal position. The customer fees will change starting from January 1st 2023.