Practical Information

FoE Japan
International non-governmental organization which deals with global environmental issues. Located at 3-30-22 Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku.
Department of Health and Welfare for Persons with Disabiliti...
Overview of health care and welfare measures for people with physical disabilities. Tokyo office is located at 1-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku.
Japan Info Swap
Online information about living in Japan for the foreign community.
Nikkei Real Estate Market Report
Online information source for commercial property investment in Japan.
Kanagawa International Foundation
Psychiatrist with English assistance available Tuesday to Sunday 08:45-17:30.
Tokyos Ward and City Office Foreign Resident Advisory Servic...
List of contacts of general counseling services provided by Tokyos Ward and City Offices.
Japan Helpline
24/7 nationwide emergency assistance service.
Japan Tropical Forest Action Network (JATAN)
A Japanese NGO that works for the conservation of tropical rainforests and forests all over the world. Located at Dorumi 801, 5-29-7 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku.
Peace Boat
Japan-based international non-governmental and non-profit organization that works to promote peace, human rights, equal and sustainable development and respect for the environment. Located at 3-13-1 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku.
Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau
Immigration information assistance. Open Monday to Friday 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00. Located at 5-5-30 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8255.
Save the Children Japan
Aims to foster international cooperation and educational activities for children. Tokyo headquarters is located at 2-8-4 Uchikanda Yamada, Chiyoda-ku.
Japanese Red Cross Society
Services: disaster response, medical and safety services, social welfare services, blood programme and nursing education. National headquarters located at 1-1-3, Shiba Daimon, Minato-ku.
Kanagawa Prefectural Police
Powerful police force who protect Kanagawa prefecture. 2-3-1 Asahi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa.
Marunouchi Cafe SEEK
Center for international cultural exchange. Open Monday to Friday 09:00-20:00; weekend and holiday 11:00-18:00. Located at Shin Tokyo Building 2F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku.
Japan Environmental Action Network
Non-profit organisation for the preservation of the oceans and rivers by litter investigation and clean-up activities.
Japan Environmental Education Forum
For the promotion of environmental education practices and establishing related institutions. Located at Twinz Shinjuku Building 4F, 5-10-15 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku.
Tokyo Metropolitan Health & Medical Information Center
Medical emergency translation service at this phone number provided by Tokyo city government. Call if visiting a hospital and the treatment is not going to smoothly because of language difficulty. Open weekdays 17:00-20:00 and weekends 09:00-20:00.
Make-A-Wish Japan
Catalysts who make wishes come true by bringing together and coordinating everything necessary to allow a childs wish to come true. Tokyo office is located at Nozawa Building 8F, 9-8 Ichibancho, Chiyoda-ku.
Karoshi Hotline
This aims to give information on karoshi. Telephone consultation is available Monday to friday 10:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00.
Japan National Trust for Cultural and Natural Heritage Conse...
Works with citizens to conserve, administer and put to the best use the important natural and cultural assets of Japan so that they can be handed down to future generations. Located at Kaiji-Senta Building 4F, 4-5 Koujimachi, Chiyoda-ku.
Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Medical Information Center
Information about medical facilities and the Japanese health insurance system available Monday to Friday 09:00-20:00. With emergency translation services available Monday to Friday 17:00-20:00 and weekends 09:00-20:00.
National Institute of Population and Social Security Researc...
Conduct policy research on social security and population issues. Address : 2-3, Uchi Saiwai-cho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0011.
AMDA International Medical Information Center
Various services such as giving foreigners medical information in Japan and also providing Japanese people engaged in medical services with foreign medical information. Other service is telephone interpretation.
Kimi Information Center
Services are focused on helping expats adjust to living in Tokyo. Also with translation and interpretation services. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-19:00; Saturday 10:00-16:00. Located at Oscar Building 8F, 2-42-3 Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku.
Child Research Net
Non-profit, Internet-based child research institute covering all issues about children. Shinjuku Mitsui Building 13F, 2-1-1 NIshishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku.