Meetpoint project

Meetpoint project in Finnish

Meetpoint project (2023–2025) has started in Ahjola Settlement. Meetpoint activity will strengthen students mental health and prevents loneliness by guided peer support and voluntary group activities. Meetpoint activities will be developed together with students and partners by service design methods. The activities will start in the Autumn 2023. 

Target group 

Young people and young adults who studies in Tampere 

  • University students (approx. 19–29 years old) 
  • Secondary School students (approx. 16–20 years old) 
  • Students in TUVA Preparatory Training (approx. 20–29 years old)

Current news

Develop free time activities for students to support mental health

A new project has started at Ahjola Settlement. The activity aim is to strengthen the students mental health and to prevent loneliness among students. At the moment we are looking for students to help us plan activities which will start during the Autumn. The students will brainstorm and plan activities, visual identity and a meeting place in the city centre of Tampere.

Sign up now! You are welcome just the way you are.


  • Wednesday 10.5. 5 pm – 8 pm (Minigolf & working together, Kumppanuustalo Artteli, Mustalahdenkatu 22)
  • Monday 22.5. 4.30 pm – 8 pm (Escape room and visiting projects future meeting point, Satakunnankatu 35)
  • Monday 29.5. 5 pm – 8 pm (Megazone & dinner, Tullintori)

You can participate one time or more.

What happens at the meetings?

  • Participants will get to know each other with fun activities (for example escape room).
  • There will be delicious food.
  • Brainstorm ideas for free time activities for students with the help of Ahjola employees (Siina and Fiia).

What we offer?

  • New friends
  • Enjoyable free time
  • Chance to influence free time activities for students in Tampere
  • A certificate for participating

All the activities are free of charge. We have 15 spots available for this activity.

To sign up and more information from employees

Via WhatsApp, text message, call or e-mail. Contact information at the end of the page.


Contact Information 

Siina Vättö
Project Coordinator
044 5538 428 

Fiia Vauhkonen
Project Worker
044 5538 427

Kaksi vaalea hiuksista naista seisoo vierekkäin iloisella mielellä. Heillä on päällä kirkkaan oranssit paidat, joissa on Ahjola Setlementti logo.


The project is financed by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health with grants for non-profit corporations.