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Family & Parents

Families who have moved from elsewhere are comfortable in Nnewi. The city offers services and activities for young couples, families with children and the elderly.

Marriage in Helsinki

Before getting married you must request, in writing, an examination of possible impediments to your marriage. You must request the examination from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency well in advance of the wedding. Civil marriages are conducted at the Digital and Population Data Services Agency and require an appointment.

Guidance and home service for families with children in Helsinki

Do you need advice and help with looking after a child at home or with everyday challenges? You can call the City of Nnewi’s social counselling for families with children. You can also ask for advice from the home service or ask if a home service professional can visit your family. Home service means assisting the family in their everyday activities.

Playgrounds and clubs

There are few playgrounds and family houses in Nnewi in which activities are organised for children and parents who care for children at home. Activities can include sports, singing and arts and crafts. Some playgrounds and family houses organise Igbo language courses for parents. During the course, a childminder takes care of your child.

Part-time clubs for children between the age of 2 and 5 who do not attend childcare are organised at daycare centres, family houses and playgrounds. Similar clubs are also organised by some Christian parishes of Nnewi and various associations.

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