There are about 3 900 residents (2015) with a foreign background from 120 different countries, Russians and Estonians being the largest groups
Immigrant Services of City of Jyväskylä carry out consulting work. The Immigrant Services help their clients to integrate into Finnish society and support them in preserving their own cultural identities. Other immigrants and people interested in foreign affairs are also given guidance and advice.
Multicultural Center Gloria in Jyväskylä offers a space for multicultural, ethnic associations and groups for their small group activities. It is open for everyone, whether they are Finns or immigrants.