Multilingual guidance

Villa Victor's multilingual guidance is operating mainly remotely via telephone due to coronavirus. You can also contact us on WhatsApp!


Guidance service is available in English and Finnish at all times. Service in French, Arabic anf Berber is available from Monday to Thursday 9 - 16.30 and on Friday 9 - 16. Guidance is also provided in other languages according to the timetable below. Multilingual guidance can be found at Oulu10, first floor (Torikatu 10). 

The multilingual guidance gives you information on public authorities, tips for different aspects of life and provides help in problematic situations.

Multilingual advisors can also provide information on other activities at Villa Victor such as Finnish language classes.

You can also contact us on social media:

Facebook: Villa Victor Monikulttuurikeskus Multicultural Centre
Instagram: @villavictoroulu 

Arabic/Berber/French tel. 040 651 5687   Only phone/WhatsApp

Mondays at 9 - 16.30 
Tuesdays at 9 - 16.30 
Wednesdays at 9 - 16.30 
Thursdays at 9 - 16.30 
Fridays at 9 - 16  NOT AVAILABLE ON 14.5.

Chinese/Japanese tel. 040 617 4470 Only phone/WhatsApp
Thursdays at 9 - 11

Dari/Farsi/ Persian tel. 040 484 2993 Only phone/WhatsApp
Wednesdays at 9 - 11
Fridays at 9 - 12 

Turkish/ Kurdish tel. 040 482 9260 Only phone/WhatsApp
Tuesdays at 15.30 - 17.30
Thursdays at 15.30 - 17.30 

Somali  tel. 040 589 3052 Only phone/WhatsApp

Mondays at 9 - 12
Tuesdays at 9 -12
Wednesdays at 9 - 12
Thursdays at 9 - 12
Fridays at 9 - 12

Tigrinya  tel. 040 586 1724 Only phone/WhatsApp

Mondays at 16 - 20
Tuesdays at 16 - 20
Wednesdays at 16 - 20
Thursdays at 16 - 20
Fridays at 16 - 20

Russian/Dutch tel. 040 621 1714 Only phone/WhatsApp

Mondays at 12 - 14
Tuesdays at 9 -12
Wednesdays at 12  - 14
Thursdays at 12 -15 
Fridays at 12 - 14 

 

Are you planning on moving to Oulu?

Would you like to know more about Oulu, living in the city, and things that need to be done before or shortly after you move here?

Multicultural Centre Villa Victor is launching a new online service for people, who are considering moving to Oulu. 

The service is free of charge. It is provided online via Teams.

You will get guidance in English, Russian and Dutch.

More information as well as the instructions on how to book an appointment, can be found on Teams-Guidance page.

Information about Oulu in different languages

InfoFinland is a multi-language website providing vital information to people planning to move to Finland and to immigrants already living in the country.