Who is a Refugee?
Refugee is a person who fled their country due to persecution. ISSJ has been providing counseling and support to refugees and asylum seekers since Indo-Chinese refugees (from Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos) arrived in Japan in the late 1970s.Read more
Support Services for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
ISSJ provides counselling and social work for refugees and asylum seekers in Japan. ISSJ is a project partner of UNHCR. ISSJ also visits detention center to provide counseling while organizing event or workshops on refugees.Read more
ISSJ’s activity report on refugee support. ISSJ welcomes volunteer interpreters, and donations such as clothes or sanitary goods for asylum seekers.Read more