Savolaiset Selviytyjät ry -
Survivors Registered Association (AKA. Selkkarit)
Founded in 1993, we are an independent local association for people who are suffering from psychiatric problems as well those
who are dealing with substance abuse problems and rehabilitation.
Our association is a member of the Finnish Central Association of Mental Health which is the largest European association working with mental health issues.
Our facilities are located in Savonlinnas central city area, near the Kauppalinna shopping center.
Our Hours are,
starting from June 1st, 2020:
- Monday to Thursday- 8am to 1pm
-Closed on weekends as
well as Bank and public holidays
Our Associations goals are:
-To promote the health, well-being, and stabilty of our members and guests
-To offer moral and peer support
assist our members and guests in discovering their own strengths and resources in the rehabilitation process
-To offer a place with a low barrier to entry where our guests and members can participate
in our daily routines as well as have a positive and fun experience
We are well known for our experienced expertise and peer support. No one is left behind, we have dedicated ourselves to offering
help and support!
We also offer rehabilitative experience where you can test your skills in:
-Kitchen work- cooking/baking
-Café work- Cashier/Customer service
-As well as some
As well we offer opportunities for work trial experience and wage subsidie work.
Our weekly programs offer physical and mental stimulus, we play Bingo, we exercise, sing karaoke, talk spiritual issues, create handcrafted items and once a month we
have a "Good will" coffee day.
Our facilities are open to the public and as such you don't
have to participate in any of these activities to join us, all are welcome to come inside have a cup of coffee and a conversation, read the daily newspaper, play board games, read, or simply to warm up from the Finnish winter.
do want to become a member we have a membership fee currently only 20€ for the whole year which includes our newsletter "Revanssi", our visits and travels, 3€ lunch is for members and employees, discounted tickets on the local swim hall (max. 4 tickets/person),
sewing services, and alot more!
We welcome you to come in for a visit, participate in our day to day, you may just fall in love!!! We have a high ramp but a low threshold!!
OUR FACILITIES AND LOCAL AREAS ARE
DRUG AND ALCOHOL FREE ZONES!!!!!
Page updated: September 30, 2020