Family work is guiding work that is done in a client's home in a methodical and target-oriented manner. Family work supports children and their families in their life management and in finding their own resources.
Social work is guidance provided by professional people in social service. They also give advice and help clearing social problems. Main areas are child welfare, social security benefit system, Child Welfare Officer's services, rehabilitating work activity and social work with intoxicant abusers.
More information about family and social work in Kittilä can be found in social welfare office.