Support Groups & Helplines

Find English language support groups and helplines in Seoul. Legal aid centers, counseling for multicultural families, sexual violence relief center, human rights center, adoptee support groups, global and youth centers, AIDS prevention. Workers compensation, interpretation, and welfare services. Immigration assistance. 

Korea Human Rights Foundation
The organisation is established to continue and build on the work of cultivating human rights sensibilities in everyday life. 4th Floor Seomoon building, 368-22 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.
Korean Unwed Mothers Families Association
Korean Unwed Mothers Families’ Association advocates for the rights of unwed pregnant women, unwed mothers and their children in Korea. 5th floor, 46 Yeonhuimat-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul.
Korean Federation for AIDS Prevention
The centre provides HIV/AIDS information and services. Free and anonymous HIV testing and AIDS related support centre. 30-6 Donam 1-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul.
Korea Workers Compensation & Welfare Service
Rehabilatation service, medical service and welfare service information for workers in Korea. Beodeunaruro 2-gil 8 Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul.
Global Village Centre Yeonnam
Seoul Global Village Centres provides daily basic living information and have free Korean language classes and cultural classes for foreigners. Check out the website for more events.
Gong Gam
Korea public interest lawyers group. Support for NGO and non profit organization. 158-1 Wonseo-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul.
Seoul Foundation of Women and Family SFWF
SFWFs aim is to enhance the happiness of women and families, to build networks among domestic and overseas women and to expand the foundation for women’s art and culture. Seoul Womens Plaza, 345-1 Daebang-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul.
Korea Legal Aid Center for Family Relations
Korea Legal Aid Center for Family Relations was founded in 1956 by Dr. Tai-Young Lee. Legal aid, counseling & educational program. Face to face counseling, telephone counseling & online counseling.
Global Overseas Adoptees Link
Non-profit organization. Post adoption services, birth family search assistance, counselling. K.P.O.Box 1364, Seoul 110-613.
Live in Korea
Search website for multicultural family support centres in Korea by regions. One-to-one counselling by appointment.
Korea Sexual Violence Relief Center
Advocacy center for sexual violence. Counseling, supporting & providing a shelter for sexual violence survivors. English, Chinese, Vietnamese speaking personnel available. Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00. 2F 366-24 Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.
Legal Information
Easy legal information on consumer protection, foreign investment, factory establishment, export & import quarantine, early childhood education and foreign student. Website in English, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian and Arabic.
1588 5644 BBB Interpretation Service
7 days and 24 hours free interpretation service for foreigners in 18 languages. 4F Hannam Bldg. 211, Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea 04349 
Service Centre for People with Disabilities
Website for people with disabilities. Happy call service centre, hospital and transportation information.
Korean Women Worker Association
KWWAU was established to improve the social status of womens labor. 351-28 Seokyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.
Global Village Centre Ichon
Seoul Global Village Centres provides daily basic living information and have free Korean language classes and cultural classes for foreigners.
1339 Medical Information Centre
24 hour service for hospital information in English, Korean, Chinese and Japanese. Emergency service. (Website in Korean only).
1345 Immigration Contact Centre
The centre provides information to foreigners regarding immigration, visa and civil affairs consultation over the phone. Immigration contact centre serves with 17 foreign languages such as English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Mongolian, Myanmarese, Arabic, etc.
Korean Sexual-Minority Culture and Rights Centre
Centre aims to support the rights of sexual minorities in Korea.
Seoul Legal Aid Center for Family Relations
Free legal counselling is offered for issues dealing with all legal matters, and especially family law. The centre also helps preparation of documents and legal representation free of charge. 11-13 Yeouido-dong, Youngdeungpo-gu, Seoul.
Global Village Centre Seorae
Seoul Global Village Centres provides daily basic living information and have free Korean language classes and cultural classes for foreigners. Check out the website for more events.
KBA Legal Aid Foundation
Helps social minorities, physically challenged, immigrant workers who need a legal help. 1718-1 Seo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul.(Website in Korean only)
e-People
On line multilingual petition service and discussion portal for foreigners living in Korea and overseas Korean. New Imgwang building, 81 Uijuro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul.
120 Seoul Dasan Call Centre
Information on everyday life in Seoul for English speakers. Tourism, living, interpretation and transportation services also available. Mon - Fri: 9 AM -7 PM. 
Korea Legal Aid Coorporation
KLAC provides legal services for foreign residents, minorities and Korean. 1730-10 Seocho-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul.
Global Village Centre Itaewon-Hannam
Seoul Global Village Centres provides daily basic living information and have free Korean language classes and cultural classes for foreigners. 5 Fl.,Hannam Bldg.,737-37 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul.
Seoul Global Centre
A one-stop service centre for daily living, business activities, administrative services, educational courses and international exchange events.
Alcoholics Anonymous Inter Group Korea AAIGK
Primary purpose of the club is to stay sober and help alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
Korea International Student Association
Non profit organization for international students living in Korea. KISA support foreign students who are currently studying in Korea to adjust their life in Korea.4th Floor Hanmyeung building, 27 Seorin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul.
One Click Practical Law
Legal information service provided by the government. Housing lease, infant care, wage, protection of female workers.
Seoul Hanultari
International marriage counseling and administration tips. Job training and employment opportunities, guide for affordable Korean classes. Website in Vietnamese, Khmer, Tagalog, Mongolian, Chinese & Japanese. 4th Floor, 14-5 Youngdeungpo-ro 84-g...
EStim STI Management Program
Estim helps you to set up an appointment for HIV and STD tests via internet.
YMCA Counselling & Legal Advisory
Mediation centre offers counselling and legal advisory service to all foreigners residing in Korea. Citizens Mediation Centre, Seoul YMCA, 2-9 Chong-no, Seoul.
Adoptee Solidarity Korea
Our mission is to address the problems associated with Korean overseas adoption and adoption related issues. KPO Box 2150 Seoul, Republic of Korea 110-621.
1577 0071 Hug Korea
One stop consulting centre for foreign workers. Open 365 days 09:00-18:00. For English consultation press 5 after 02 1577 0071. Location: #531-2, Gojang-dong, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggido. (Website in Korean only)
SOS Childrens Village Korea
International non profit organisation helping abused children. There are three locations in Korea.(Website in Korean only).
Global Village Centre Yeoksam
Seoul Global Village Centres provides daily basic living information and have free Korean language classes and cultural classes for foreigners. 829-20 Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.
Korea Foundation for Women
The organisation is established in 1999 to enhance women’s contributions to Korean society. 448-17 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.
SNU Human Right Center
Human Right Center of Seoul National University offers counseling for sexual harassment and sexual violence. 3rd Floor,(Bldg. 153) Woojungwon, SNU. Gwanak-ro Gwanak-gu, Seoul.
Rainbow Youth Centre
Rainbow Youth Centre is an early integration program for multicultural youth and North Korean refugee youth. It aims to help them integrate successfully into society. Volunteers are needed.
IFEZ Global Center
IFEZ Global Center is a one-stop service center for offering daily living, business activities, administrative service, various educational courses and international exchange events.

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