Child home care allowance
As an alternative to municipal day care, you can apply for home care support for a child under the age of 3. It is applied for, from the National Pension Institute, and it consists of a basic part (care allowance) and an additional part that depends on the family’s income (care allowance). You can receive a sibling allowance from other children under school age in the family. More information is available from the National Pension Institute, tel. 020 435 5930 or www.kela.fi.