Kynnys ry - Threshold - Independent Living Center in Helsinki

http://www.kynnys.fi/

Misson and activities:

Human Rights NGO of People with Disabilities
1. advocacy work to improve legislation
2. peer support and counceling
3. independ living skills trainin for
people with disabilities
4. personal assistant training courses
for employers

Our organization works at the national level.

Our organization is 100% run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Accessible public transportation.
Awareness raising.
Employment.
Independent Living Skills Training.
International development and disability.
Legislation.
Media work.
Parenting.
Peer support.
Personal assistance.
Self-advocacy.
Sexuality and relationships.
Travel.
Universal design.
Women and disability.

Contact us:

Contact person:Taija Heinonen
Email:kynnys@kynnys.fi
Phone:-6849761
Home page:http://www.kynnys.fi/
Address:Itämerenkatu 2
170
Helsinki
Finland

This entry added: Sunday 30th August 1998. (record #99) Changed: Sunday 3rd April 2005. Link checked Tuesday 17th October 2017.