Single Parents’ Association

Sometimes, it can be hard and lonely to be the only parent in charge of the everyday. Come and join others who have experienced the same and understand your situation. You are welcome to join our family cafes, excursions and family camps – all the peer support activities. The main language is Finnish but English translations provided when needed.

Resources for parents, opportunities for children

Founded by single mothers, The Single Parents’ Association is a non-religious, non-political organization working to improve the status of children living in single parent families and to provide equal opportunities for them. We are also members of the Finnish Federation of Mother and Child Homes and Shelters.

Our purpose is to improve child welfare by offering opportunities for children and support for parents. We organize variety of peer activities for single-parent families and train volunteers interested in supporting families and children.

As a non-governmental organization, we strive to reinforce confidence and empowerment among people facing challenging life situations.

Our office (including Buddies for Kids, is located close to Herttoniemi metro-station in Helsinki. We also organize activities elsewhere in Helsinki Metropolitan area.

For all the activities, check out our calendar (toimintakalenteri):

Tel. 040 640 3756

E-mail info(at) or peer activities coordinator: