Income support Basic income support will be paid by Kela Online applications for income support can be submitted to Kela The application forms are available at Kela offices and online at www.kela.fi/forms. Find out if you can get basic income support (In Finnish) More information: kela.fi/social-assistance Supplementary or preventive income support The application form (in Finnish) (pdf, 117 Kt) Online applications for supplementary and preventive income support (in Finnish) Supplementary and preventive income support will continue to be provided by Espoo social services. However you will first need a decision from Kela concerning basic income support before applying for supplementary or preventive income support. If you have specific expenses which basic income support does not cover, the municipal social services office may at its discretion provide you with supplementary or preventive income support. Social welfare office can grant you supplementary and preventive income support in case of particular needs or circumstances in your family for expenses that are not covered by basic income support.