Starting from September, an adviser from the Integration and Migration Foundation will be in residence once a month at Tallinn Central Library to share information and answer any questions people might have about life in Estonia.
“We’re really pleased that the library’s interested in working with us and that from next month on we’ll have the chance to put on these information events about integration,” said Kätlin Kõverik, a senior adviser with the Advisory Center.
“The service is aimed primarily at people of other nationalities living in Estonia who need information on matters related to everyday life in the country. At the library we’ll be able to outline to them what the advisory service is all about, provide them with initial information, identify what their main problems and needs are, and pass on contact details, if they need them, for further talks and advice.”
The information events will be held in the Foreign Literature section of the library (Liivalaia 20) on September 2, October 7, November 4, and December 2 from 17:30-18:30.
Those in need of individual consultation can book an appointed with an adviser at the Integration Foundation at Lõõtsa 2a (8th floor) by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the free number 800 9999. The Advisory Center is open to anyone who has questions about Estonian language studies, education, work, places to live, medical services and social issues. Information is available about applying for citizenship and residence permits and how to fill in other important documents. Where needed, clients will be directed to the relevant service provider.
The Tallinn Advisory Center is open on Mondays and Fridays from 12:00-16:00 and from Tuesday to Thursday from 12:00-17:00. The Narva office of the Advisory Center is open to visitors in the Keres Center (Kerese 3, 3rd floor) on Mondays from 9:00-18:00, Wednesdays from 9:00-17:00 and Fridays from 9:00-16:00.
Editor: M. Oll