Guide for Foreigners Living in Neyagawa
11. Where to Seek Assistance
1 General Living Information
NIEFA (Neyagawa City International Exchange and Friendship Association)
Free counseling is available on immigration procedures, naturalization applications, establishment of a company, international marriage, divorce procedures, and other general inquiries.
A reservation is necessary 072-811-5935
Fax 072-811-5936
13:00~14:00(the second Saturdays of every month)
Neyagawa City Civic Hall
Counseling available in English, Chinese, and Korean


Osaka Foreigners` Consultation Office
06-6941-2297
9:00~17:30(Monday thru Friday)
English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai Philippine, Vietnamese
HP:http://www.ih-osaka.or.jp/info/directory/16.html


Dawn Center (Osaka Prefectural Women’s Center)
06-6910-7800
Monday thru Friday   10:00~16:00、18:00~20:00
Saturdays, Sundays   10:00~16:00


Osaka Prefectural Women’s Consultation Center
06-6725-8511
Monday thru Friday  9:30~16:30
English
HP:http://www.pref.osaka.jp/koseishonen/younger/5-3.html


Osaka Intn`l House Foundation
06-6772-5931
Information Plaza Osaka 06-6773-6533
They offer necessary living information and introduce the facilities for special advice
9:00~17:00
Everyday English, Chinese, Korean
Monday Thai
Tuesday Portuguese
Wednesday Indonesian
Friday Spanish 
2 Legal Consultation
Osaka International House Foundation, Legal Counseling
A reservation is necessary 06-6772-1127
Jan, March, May, July, Sep, Nov
the 1st Wednesday 13:00~16:00
the 3rd Wednesday 13:00~16:00 (at the Osaka City Office)
Feb, Apr, June, Aug, Oct, Dec
the 1st Wednesday 13:00~16:00
the 3rd Wednesday 17:00~20:00
English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Indonesian, Thai
HP:http://www.ih-osaka.or.jp/i.house


Osaka Bar Association, General Consultation Center
Recorded Guidance 06-6364-1236
To reserve: 06-6364-1248
9:15~12:00, 13:00~16:45
A fee is required for consultation from the Bar Association.
HP:http://www.osakaben.or.jp/web/index/index.php


Osaka Bar Association, Telephone Counseling on Human Right for Foreigners
06-6364-6251
The 2nd & 4th Friday 12:00~17:00
English, Chinese, Korean
Consultation from the Bar Association is not free; however, in case of traffic accidents and some civil cases, on a case-by-case basis some consultations are done for free.
3 Visa Consultation
Osaka Nyukoku Kanrikyoku (Osaka Immigration Affairs Bureau)
06-4703-2100
Business Hours Mon-Friday 9:00~12:00 13:00~16:00


Gaikokujin Zairyuu Sougo Information Center (Foreign Residents` General Information Center)
06-4703-2150
Business Hours: Mon-Friday 9:00~12:00, 13:00~16:00
English, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean
4 Employment
Osaka Employment Service Center for Foreigners
06-6344-1135
Fax 06-6344-1134
Monday thru Friday 10:00~16:00 English
Monday thru Friday 13:00~18:00 Chinese, Portuguese
*Spanish (reservation is necessary)13:00~17:00 or 18:00


Osaka Labor Center, General Labor Consultation Servicce
06-6949-6490
Monday, Wednesday 9:00~17:00 English
Wednesday, Thursday 9:00~17:00 Portuguese
The Labor Center is open to walk-in visitors.
HP:http://osaka-rodo.go.jp/joken/sodan/corner.php


Hirakata Public Job Placement Office (Hello Work Hirakata)
072-841-3363
Monday thru Friday 8:30~17:15
You need to understand Japanese
Hello Work is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and over the New Year Holidays.
HP:http://www.osaka-rodo.go.jp/hw/hirakata/
5 Housing
Osaka Housing Information Center
06-6242-1177
Monday, Wednesday thru Sunday 10:00~17:00 English, Chinese, Korean
HP:http://www.sumai.city.osaka.jp/
6 Health and Medical Assistance
AMDA International Medical Information Center Kansai Branch
06-4395-0555
Monday thru Friday 9:00~17:00 English, Spanish
Tuesday thru Friday 9:00~17:00 Chinese
Monday  10:30~14:30 Portuguese
HP:http://homepage3.nifty.com/amdack
7 Counseling Services
Japan Help Line
0120-461-997
24 hours (Counseling service is available in 18 languages, including English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish. However it is NOT toll-free.)
HP:http://www.jhelp.com/jpn/index_j.html


Yokohama Counseling Service (NOT toll-free)
Spanish  0120-66-2477
Portuguese 0120-66-2488
Wednesday  10:00~14:00、19:00~21:00
Thursday, Friday 19:00~21:00
Saturday     12:00~21:00
Spanish
The 4th Friday   10:00~21:00
Saturday     12:00~21:00
Portuguese


Kansai Life Line
06-6441-9595
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 10:00~19:00 Chinese, Taiwanese
HP:http://www.geocities.jp/kansaiseimeisen


Chinese Counseling Service
06-6903-9595
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00~17:00 Chinese, Taiwanese
8 Police
Neyagawa Police Station 072-823-1234
Koban
Feel free to ask police about anything at a Koban. They are particularly useful in many cases, for example if you get lost or need directions.

http://www.police.pref.osaka.jp/04shikumi/ps/227neyagawa_1.html
9 Child Care
Osaka Central Child & Family Care Center, Neyagawa Office
A reservation is necessary 072-828-0161
Monday thru Friday 9:00~17:45
Closed on Sundays, holidays, New Year holidays
HP:http://www.pref.osaka.jp/kodomokatei/index.htm


Osaka City Child Care Counseling Center
A reservation is necessary 06-6354-4152
Fax 06-6354-0277
Monday 10:00~17:00 English, Chinese, Korean
Counseling in Japanese is available everyday except
Tuesday,10:00~20:00
HP:http://www.osaka-kosodate.net/

特定非営利活動法人(NPO)
寝屋川市国際交流協会
NIEFA(ニーファ)
〒572-0848
寝屋川市秦町41-1
寝屋川市立市民会館内
Neyagawa Shiritsu Shimin-Kaikan
41-1 Hada-cho Neyagawa-shi
Osaka,JAPAN
Zip code:572-0848
TEL: (072)811-5935
FAX: (072)811-5936

火曜日~土曜日
9:00-17:30
休業日:日・月・祝日
Closed:Sunday, Monday & holiday




〔交通機関〕
京阪寝屋川市駅(東口) から、
京阪バス「太秦住宅行」(3番のりば)
市民会館前下車
または寝屋川市駅東へ徒歩約15分


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