Deaf Organizations in Finland

International Deaf Organizations in Finland

National and Local Deaf Organizations in Finland

Parent’s Organizations in Finland

International Deaf Organizations in Finland

World Federation of the Deaf

WFD General Secretariat

P.O. Box 65


Helsinki, Finland

Fax: +358 9 580 3572 (WFD President) (General info and enquiries) (Join as a member) (Ordering WFD merchandise)

Description: With more than 130 national deaf-run organizations in its membership, WFD acts as a spokes-organization for deaf people around the world. Consult its web site for policy papers and fact sheets on deaf people; a list of organizations that support developing countries; a list of industrialized country governments that support developing countries; and a web page targeted at deaf people in developing countries.

National and Local Deaf Organizations in Finland

The Finnish Association of the Deaf

P.O. Box 57

FIN-00401 Helsinki


Phone: +358 9 58031

Fax: +358 9 5803 770

Description: Has advocated on behalf of Deaf people for more than 100 years to ensure them full human, linguistic and social rights. Also provides services and knowledge to Deaf people. Consult its site for links to more organizations and agencies in Finland and elsewhere.

The Finnish Federation of Hard of Hearing (FFHOH)

Kuuloliitto ry

Ilkantie 4

00400 Helsinki

Phone: +358 09 5803 830

Text/Msg: +358 09 5803 1

Description: The Finnish Federation of Hard of Hearing (FFHOH) represents the rights and interests and provides services for hard of hearing and deafened people and their families.

Service Foundation for the Deaf

Ilkantie 4

PO Box 62



Phone: (358) 09-580-3860

TTY: (358) 9-580-3651

Fax: (358) 09-580-3657

Description: Offers services and opportunities to Deaf and Deafblind people including sign language training; home and nursing care; senior services; psychiatric are; and a telephone hotline.

Svenska hörselförbundets (Swedish Hearing Association)

Kajsaniemigatan 3 B 13

00100 Helsingfors

Phone: +358 09 663 392

Fax: +358 09 684 6311

Description: SHA’s purpose is to provide the connection between Swedish local associations of deaf people in Finland and work for the Swedish-speaking hörselskades interests.

Parent Organizations in Finland

Finnish Association of Parents of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children (The KLVL)

Ilkantie 4

00400 Helsinki, Finland

Mail address:

Box 63, 00401 Helsinki, Finland

Phone: +358 9 5803 700

Fax: +358 9 5803 701

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