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Get to know the Icehearts organization

Icehearts is an organization that aims to prevent social marginalization, support the development of social skills in children and youth and create a long term and safe adult presence through the transitional phases in a child’s life.

Icehearts was founded in 1995 and soon grew into a national organization in Finland. At the moment there are 31 Icehearts teams in ten different localities around Finland. The teams are tools for social work. Icehearts mentors support children and youth in need at practice as well as in and outside the school.

The model is based on cross-sectional administrative work between the social and educational departments.

Find out more about the Icehearts organization and its activities here.