Support services

If you work in sex and erotic industry, you are welcome to visit us and use all Pro-tukipiste services. We are specialized in supporting and counselling people who work in sex and erotic industry on issues such as: safer sex work, health, everyday life, wellbeing and legal matters. Services are free of charge and anonymous. Confidentiality is of utmost importance to us and all workers are bound by confidentiality agreements.

Support and counselling in different life situations

Even if we offer support and counselling, we do not dare to think that we know what is best for you. You are the one who determines the topics you want to discuss. What is important for us is that you receive meaningful support. For many people who visit us the most comforting thing is that you do not need to hide the fact that you do sex or erotic work. We do not judge you. You can talk about sex work as one part of your life, regardless of what kind of support you want.

Guidance and advice on how to access services

Our workers will advise you on how to access other services you might need. We can assist you in matters such as applying for benefits, employment, education opportunities, housing and residence permits. We can help you in filling up forms and advice you about your legal and human rights. If you want, our worker can also accompany you as a support person when you visit other offices. Our goal is that you will get the services you are entitled to.

Drop-in – Services without an appointment

During drop-in hours, you can get quick help and assistance. You can meet us during drop- in in Helsinki, Tampere, Turku and via our online chat service. In our drop-in services, you can also meet other people who do sex and erotic work. Opening hours for drop-in services can be found from Contact page. Please remember to check any possible exceptions to our opening hours in our Events page.

When and how to book an appointment

Sometimes you might need more time to speak without having to be in a rush. In this kind of situation, we recommend you to make an appointment so that you can have a chat with one of our workers in peace. Please book an appointment also if you want our worker to come with you as support person when visiting other offices. Contact details for our workers can be found here.