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We are an expert and actor in homelessness and substance abuse work. We provide the media with information about our field and our services and interviews with our experts. Contact us and we’ll see how we can help.

Current information and interviews with experts

Blue Ribbon Foundation Group is a values-based expert and actor in homelessness and substance abuse work. We work with our customers in daily life and make a difference in society for them.

The Group consists of the non-profit Blue Ribbon Foundation, established in 1957, and the social enterprise Blue Ribbon Ltd , a provider of housing and substance-abuse services.

We serve the media promptly and professionally. Our experts and experts by experience can answer your questions in areas regarding:

  • the homelessness phenomenon and solutions to homelessness
  • the housing-first model in practice
  • youth homelessness, substance dependency and mental health challenges
  • current phenomena of problem drug use and substance abuse work
  • harm reduction work and drug consumption rooms
  • accessibility of services and customer outreach through services
  • homelessness among immigrants

In some cases, it may be possible to interview our customers; if so, the communications department will assist in finding a suitable interviewee. No names or images of customers may be published without their written consent.

Contact us

Sanna Haanpää-Liukko

Communications
Director, Sustainability and Communications
050 597 6003

Taru Nissinen

Communications
Communications Specialist
044 731 0159

Kimmo Karvonen

Management team
CEO
040 505 2158
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