With a grant from The Nippon Foundation, ISSJ has launched a new post-adoption consultation service. We provide consultation via a specific contact form written below. We welcome post-adoption related inquiries, such as from adoptees who wish to trace their life history or contact their birth parents, as well as from adoptive parents who wish to undergo tracing on behalf of their child. ISSJ’s social workers and licensed psychologist will respond to inquiries. The consultation process is described on this page. Consultation is free of charge. Please do not hesitate to contact us. < Contact > TEL: +81-3-5840-5711Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In light of the increased severity of the COVID-19 in Japan and worldwide, ISSJ is expanding its support for refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants. Since early April, when the spread of the virus became more serious, we have been receiving a large number of calls from people in need. Although we quickly adopted remote work, we have never closed our office so that we can promptly respond to phone calls. We first received calls from people experiencing anxiety related to sudden change of their life circumstances, such as fear of unpaid rent or availability of medical treatment for coronavirus infection. Then, as the virus spread and prolonged economic depression, there […]
Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the charity film and bazar event which was scheduled for October 24th, has been cancelled. We will inform you of the next schedule as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Stay healthy, ISSJ
ISSJ is grateful to all of our donors who continuously support our missions. Only with their generous contributions, we can accomplish our goals. As we all focus on the COVID-19 outbreak and the changes in our daily lives, the refugees and asylum seekers still deserve our attention and support. First, we would like to show our gratitude to all of our donors who have already responded to the circumstance and sent us various supplies. Because of the uncertainty and rapidly changing situations, those migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers are especially vulnerable and confronting anxieties; fear of possible eviction, lack of daily food, shortage of healthcare supplies such as face masks […]
Based on Japanese government recommendations following the recent increase in cases of COVID-19 in Japan, ISSJ staff will be working remotely from the 7th of April. Due to this, there may be some delays in dealing with certain inquiries to us. Since we can not take calls to the office at the moment, please send an e-mail to ISSJ. (Email: email@example.com) We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and hope for your understanding in this matter.
We can conduct an assessment of families who have connections with foreign countries. Need help with these? Q. I would like to know if my child can be raised by relatives in his country of origin. Where should I seek an assistance? A. Through the ISS branches, social worker in your country can make an assessment on your relatives and confirm their willingness and ability of child- rearing. You will receive an assessment report in English with a Japanese translation. * Actual Performance: Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal, etc. Q. What kind of procedure is required for a stateless child who cannot obtain the cooperation of parents […]
To all of you who always support ISSJ, Let us express the greetings of the new season. 2020 has begun. How did you spend the New Year? It is expected that more people are going to visit Japan because of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo this year. There will be many encounters and full of discoveries which could be a great opportunity to bring a change into Japan. Last year, ISSJ celebrated its 60th anniversary since its recognition as a social welfare services. This is the 68th year since its establishment in 1952. By the way do you know that Japan has more than 30,000 long-established […]
Thank you for visiting ISSJ website. Our office will be closed between December 28 to January 5 for New Year’s holidays. We will resume regular business hours on Monday, January 6, 2020. WE HOPE YOU ENJOY THE HOLIDAY SEASON AND WE WISH YOU A JOYOUS AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR!
Please join our next Charity Movie Festival featuring “The Insult” (Lebanese movie in Arabic, with Japanese subtitles). This movie is about how a trivial and personal trouble between the next-door neighbors that can be found anywhere in the world was brought to court, and exploded into much larger disruptive issues intertwined with ethnicity and religion. It draws and questions human dignity that is something you shouldn’t miss ! We will also be holding a charity bazaar in which social welfare workshops will participate. Title: The Insult (2017 Lebanon) Date: October 26. 2019 11:00-, 14:30- Mini talk is to be held from 13:30 to 14:00 Charity Bazar will be open from […]