Animal Refuge Kansai (ARK) Tokyo Branch
Non-profit companion animal rescue centre. Animal adoption fairs held regularly in Tokyo and Kanagawa. *Please note that all animals are in foster care and are not housed in the office. Please contact by email or phone/fax 050-1557-2763, 10:00 - 19:00.
Childbirth Education Center
Tokyo childbirth classes, support, preparation for pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. Based on natural childbirth and aims to inform couples of the choices they have so each couple can make decisions based on their own lifestyle and philosophy.
La Leche League
Tokyo breastfeeding mothers support, international group dedicated to providing education, information, support and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. There are 2 groups in Tokyo and both hold separate monthly meetings at different locations.
Disabilities Information Resources
Information website supporting the study of health and welfare topics for people with disabilities.
The Japanese Association on Disability and Difficulty
Aims is to protect the rights of people with disabilities, and to improve the lives of the disabled by creating policies and conducting research. Located at Nishiwaseda Sekiguchi Building 4F, 2-15-10 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku.
The Japan Deafblind Association
A social welfare association aiming to deliver information, training and support to deafblind people and their families. Conducts workshops and training for deafblind interpreters/guides. Located at Waseda Clover Building 3F, 67 Wasedamachi, Shinjuku-ku.
Foreign Residents Advisory Center, Tokyo Metropolitan Govern...
General counseling service on marital, family and other personal difficulties including traffic accidents. English service is open Monday to Friday 09:30-12:00 and 13:00-17:00. 2-8-1 Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku.
Foreign Students Advisory Service
Advice for foreign students on scholarships, housing problems, Japanese visas and resolving difficulties of daily life in Japan.
24-hour counseling service and shelter for women in trouble, established by the Japan Womans Christian Temperance Union.
Saalaa Womens Shelter
Place where foreign women, who are in urgent need of shelter as a result of human rights violations and domestic violence, can rest mentally and physically.
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.
Japan Management Association
Purpose of association shall be to contribute to develop the Japanese economy, improve the nations living standard and encourage growth of the global society. Address : Nihon Noritsu Kyokai Bldg. 1-22, Shiba Koen 3-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-8522.