Substitute for a carer looking after a family member

A carer looking after a family member can receive short-term free time in order to go to the doctor’s, the store or simply on a walk. A social worker will take care of the person needing care during this time.

  • The service will only be provided if both the carer and the person they are taking care of reside in Tallinn according to the Population Registry.

Good to know:

  • The service will be provided at the client’s home in Estonian or Russian.
  • The service is available on weekdays 7:00-22:00.
  • The service is free for the client.
  • The service provider will fulfil service orders within seven days at the latest.
  • Where to start

    In order to receive the service, please contact the social welfare department of the city district of the place of residence (via e-mail, phone or on-site) A specialist from the social welfare unit will determine the need for the service with a home visit.

    For contact information, choose institution from the list: