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Consultation service in foreign languages

Daily Life
Name, Adress, Website Tel., Available Languages
Osaka International House Foundation
Information Plaza Osaka
8-2-6 Uehommachi, Tennoji-ku
Website
(TEL)06-6773-6533
(Available Languages)
English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Filipino
Monday to Friday 9:00 - 19:00
Weekends and national holidays 9:00 - 17:30 (except year-end/New Year holidays)
Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
5F MyDome Osaka, 2-5 Hommachi-bashi, Chuo-ku
Osaka Foundation of International Exchange
Website
(TEL)06-6941-2297
(Available Languages)
English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Filipino, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Nepali
Mondays and Fridays 9:00 - 20:00 (except national holidays)
Tuesday to Thursday 9:00 - 17:30 (except national holidays)
Second and fourth Sundays 13:00 - 17:00

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Municipal Administration
Name, Adress, Website Tel. Available Languages
Osaka City Hall
1-3-20 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku (1F City Government Bldg.)
(TEL)06-6208-5080 (Available Languages)
English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Filipino
Administration of Ward
Name, Adress, Website Tel.
Ward Office
Counseling Section of Foreign Residents

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Law
Name, Adress, Website Tel., Available Languages
Osaka International House Foundation
8-2-6 Uehommachi, Tennoji-ku
※Appointments required.
For appointment: (TEL) 06-6772-1127
Monday to Friday 9:00 - 19:00
Weekends and national holidays 9:00 - 17:30 (except year-end/New Year holidays)
(Available Languages)
English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Filipino
Japan Legal Support Center
Website
0570-078377
(Available Language) Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Nepali and Thai
ResidenceQualification
Name, Adress, Website Tel., Available Languages
Osaka International House Foundation
8-2-6 Uehonmachi, Tennoji-ku
Appointments required.
For r appointment: TEL 06-6772-1127
Monday to Friday 9:00 - 19:00
Weekends and national holidays 9:00 - 17:30 (except year-end/New Year holidays)
(Available languages)English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Filipino

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Human Rights
Name, Adress, Website Tel., Available Languages
Osaka Legal Affairs Bureau
2-1-17 Tanimachi, Chuo-ku
Website
English:https://www.jinken.go.jp/soudan/PC_AD/0101_en.html Chinese:https://www.jinken.go.jp/soudan/PC_AD/0101_zh.html
0570-090911 weekdays 9:00-17:00 (except New Year’s)
English, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Nepali, Spanish, Indonesian and Thai
Osaka Bar Association
Website
Children’s Rights Hotline
TEL 06-6364-6251
(Available Languages)
Japanese only

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Women
Name, Adress, Website Tel., Available Languages
Aiko Kaikan Aiko Kaikan (Single Parents and Children Welfare Center)
1-4-10 Nakatsu, Kita-ku
Website
(TEL)06-6371-7146
(FAX)06-6371-6722
(Available Languages)
Japanese only
Osaka Women’s Counseling Center
1-3-49 Otemae, Chuo-ku
(TEL)06-6949-6022, 06-6946-7890
(Available Languages)
Japanese only
(TEL)06-6949-6181
(Available Languages)
English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Pilipino, Thai, Vietnamese
*Use of the “Triophone” (3-way calling) in the Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents)

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Counseling
Name, Adress, Website Tel., Available Languages
Mental Health Center
5-15-21 Nakano-cho, Miyakojima-ku (3F, Miyakojima Center Building)
Website
(TEL)06-6923-0936
*Telephone consultations for mental concerns
(Available Languages)
Japanese only

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Child Care
Name, Adress, Website Tel., Available Languages

1) Osaka City Child Consultation Center
1-17-5 Morinomiya-chuo, Chuo-ku
(Kita, Miyakojima, Fukushima, Konohana, Chuo, Nishi, Minato, Taisho, Tennoji, Naniwa, Nishi-yodogawa, Yodogawa, Higashi-yodogawa, Higashinari, Ikuno, Asahi, Joto, Tsurumi, Suminoe, Nishinari)

2) Southern Osaka City Child Consultation Center
6-2-55 Kire-nish, Hirano-ku(Abeno, Sumiyoshi, Higashi-sumiyoshi, Hirano)

Osaka City Child Consultation Center
☎ 06-4301-3100

Southern Osaka City Child Consultation Center
☎ 06-6718-5050

Report of Child Abuse Hotline: Child Abuse Hotline
(Available 24 hours/365 days)
☎0120-01-7285(free)
10:00~17:00

Consultations on school education, such as bullying and non-attendance
24 Hour Children SOS Hotline
(Available 24 hours/365 days
☎ 0570-0-78310 (call-free)
Note: Phone calls with IP addresses may not connect.
Language: Japanese only

Child-rearing Activity Support Center of the Osaka Municipal Gender Equality Center(Creo Osaka Parenting Center)6-4-20 Tenjimbashi, Kita-ku
http://www.creo-osaka.or.jp/soudan/kosodate.html
(TEL)06-6354-4152
(Available Languages)
English, Chinese, Korean
Interview consultation is available.
Labor
Name, Adress, Website Tel., Available Languages
Osaka International House Foundation
8-2-6 Uehommachi, Tennoji-ku
Appointment required
To make an appointment:
06−6772−1127
Monday to Friday: 9:00-19:00
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: 9:00-17:30 (except New Year’s) Available languages
English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Filipino

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