The ISS Annual Report for 2021-2022 (in English) is now available. 2024 marks the 100th anniversary of the ISS. In addition to the annual report on the ISS and the ISS network, the report also indicates the ISS organizational structure and the long-term plans and visions, including the promotion of the ISS network through 2024. Please click here to read the report. (English only)
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) announced in an administrative notice dated March 31, 2021(in Japanese）that foreign nationals without a status of residence (e.g., provisional release permit) could get vaccines for COVID-19. In addition, in an administrative communication dated September 10, 2021(in Japanese), it was clarified that people who were granted permission to stay “within 3 months” could also be vaccinated. However, since they do not have resident registration, they must present an official document* showing their address and request the issuance of a “Vaccination voucher”.Because the procedure differs from municipality to municipality, it is necessary to contact the call center or the department in charge first. *Official […]
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 […]
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!
Multilingual information service ISSJ provides consultation and assistance by multi-language. ISSJ stuffs and social workers who studied social welfare and psychology can support clients by Japanese, English, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese. If you have any question, please feel free to contact us. Contact: Tel: 03-5840-5711(Mon. to Fri. 10：00-17：00) E-mail: email@example.com (Japanese, English, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese are available.) ※Please note that each language has a certain day of the week for response. ・Tagalog : Mon. & Fri. 10:00-17:00 ・Thai : Wed. 10:00-17:00 ・Vietnamese: Tue. 10:00-17:00 We may change the day of the week without notice. Thank you for your understanding. […]