Western Insurance District

The Western Insurance District is responsible for handling claims for benefit in an area consisting of the following municipalities.

Phone service

Individual customers are served by Kela's service numbers, employers by the service number for employers and Kela's partners by the service number for governmental organisations.

Director of the Western Insurance District

Petri Hannula

Yrjönkatu 23, 28100 Pori
PL 10, 00056 KELA
Fax 020 634 1599

Claims determination centres:

Centre for Income Security Benefits:
Mervi Laikio-Liesmäki, Head of Centre

Centre for Pensions, Family Benefits and Student Financial Aid:
Marianne Schauman-Lindberg, Head of Centre

Centre for Benefits Supporting Work Capacity and Functioning:
Heikki Heilä, Head of Centre

Centre for Medical Care Benefits:
Riitta Hanka, Head of Centre

Medical Advisory Centre:
Sofia Maleike-Ruohola, Chief Medical Advisor

Document Scanning Centre:
Riitta Hanka, Acting Head of Centre

Specialised units:

Kela Åland Islands
Hillevi Smeds, Manager

Centre for Interpreting Services for the Disabled:
Sari Paloposki, Manager

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