●In November and December, 2014, ISSJ held workshops for refugees in Tokyo on the subject of “Japanese Social Security and Pension Systems” and “Alcohol and Health.”

●Every month, ISSJ social workers visit Tokyo Immigration Bureau in Shinagawa Tokyo, and Higashi Nihon (East Japan) Immigration Center in Ushiku, Ibaragi prefecture for counselling.


Support Us

●Volunteer Interpreters

We need volunteer interpreters who can translate French, Persian, Turkish, Urdu, Shinhalese, Tamil, Bengali, etc. for counselling at immigration detention facilities, or assistance at hospitals and other public institutions.

For further information see "Get Involved – Volunteering"

●Donate Clothes and Sanitary Goods

We collect casual clothes for men (size L, XL) and sanitary goods such as toothbrush, toothpaste and laundry soaps for asylum seekers.

For further information see "Get Involved – Other"