Child Home Care Allowance

For children under the age of 3, you can apply for home care allowance as an alternative to municipal day care.

The allowance is applied for at Kela and it is made up of a care allowance and a care supplement, which is related to the size of the family and the gross income. You can also receive care supplement for siblings that are not yet in school.

Further information is available at Kela tel. 020 435 5930 or at