The Finnish settlement movement is a part of the international settlement movement. We promote the strengthening of local communities in different parts of the world. International organisational activity is one of our fields of operation.


The Finnish Federation of Settlement Houses is a member of the International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres, IFS. The IFS is an active agent in the European Anti-Poverty Network, EAPN. The Finnish Federation of Settlements Houses also operates in the European youth work umbrella organisation the European Confederation of Youth Club Organisation, ECYC, and in the Nordic Ungdom och Fritid i Norden organisation.


Contact the Finnish Federation of Settlement Houses: liitto (at)