Background & bylaws



The Haukkala Foundation was established in Jyväskylä, Finland in 2013 by the Association for the Haukkala Childpsychiatric Hospital, when the tasks of this Association were discontinued due to the municipalizing of the Haukkala Childpsychiatric Hospital after its 50 years of pioneering work in Central Finland.

Bylaws of the Haukkala Foundation

accepted by the National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland 2.5.2013

The name of the foundation and the domicile

1 §   The name of the foundation is Haukkala Foundation and its domicile is Jyväskylä.

The purpose

2 §   The purpose of the foundation is to promote, from the basis of Central Finland, mental health in children and youth by supporting research on psychiatric and psychosocial problems and social exclusion; preventive work; care and rehabilitation; training in this field; and development work and publications in collaboration with other actors nationally and internationally.