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 YOKE Information Corner
【Hours】
 Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Closed from 11:30-12:30) 
 
*Must arrive by 4:30 pm for consultation
 
2nd and 4th Saturdays 10:00 - 13:00 
 *Must arrive by 12:30 for consultation
【Closed】1st, 2nd, 3rd Saturdays; Sundays; Holidays; New Years'
【Languages】English, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
 
        
Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. 2nd Sat.  4th Sat.
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 YOKE has a "triophone"
This makes it possible to for a person needing information, an organization having that information, and YOKE Information Corner staff to have a conversation together from 3 different places.If the person needing information is a foreigner, the YOKE Information Corner staff will interpret their questions to the staff of the organization with the needed information. YOKE staff will then interpret the answers to the person needing the information.  
        
 Specialized Consultations
Consultations regarding residency and immigration procedures
 【Advisor】Gyoseishoshi lawyer (administrative scrivner) specializing in residency related matters
 【Availability】1st Thursday of the month 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (45 minutes per consultation)
 【Languages】English, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese (An interpreter will assist as needed.)
 【Cost】No charge (Interpretation is also free of charge.)
 【Appointments】Call in advance for an appointment.
  (Telephone number is the same as the number for the YOKE Information Corner)
 Consultations about child education
 【Advisor】Multicultural Education Network Kanagawa (ME-net) consultation staff
 【Availability】2nd, 4th Saturday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
 【Languages】2nd Saturday English, Chinese, Japanese; 4th Saturday English, Spanish, Japanese
 【Cost】No charge
 【To apply】If possible, make a reservation in advance by phone.
  (The phone number is the same as the number for the YOKE Information Corner)

 
 Legal consultation
For foreign residents who wish to consult regarding legal matters, we can assist with arranging for consultation with a specialist. We can also arrange interpretation.
 【Referral organization】
  Yokohama Citizens Consultation Center, Japan Legal Support Center Kanagawa, local offices
   (Hoterasu Kanagawa)
 【Cost】No charge
 【To apply】Call in advance to discuss.
   (The phone number is the same as the number for the YOKE Information Corner)
 
Things you can consult about
 Yokohama Citizens Consultation Center / Yokohama-shi shimin sodanshitsu (Japanese)
 These consultations are in-person consultations conducted by Yokohama City Hall. You can consult with a specialist   
 regarding laws, traffic accidents and the like.
 Earth Plaza Foreign Resident Education Consultation
 (English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog, Japanese)
  These education consultations are held by the Kanagawa Plaza for Global Citizenship.
 Japan Legal Support Center (Houterasu) Kanagawa
  You can consult regarding legal issues and concerns. There is no charge for consultation services.
 Yokohama Lifeline (Inochinodenwa) Foreign Language Consulation / LAL  
(Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese)
  This service provides mental health phone consultations.
 Kanagawa Prefecture Foreign Residents Consultation Window
 / Kanagawa Prefecture International Division
(Japnaese)
 1) Prefecture and local foreign residents consultation window
 2) Foreign residents consultation window (Kanagawa Prefecture)
 
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