Livelihood Support Counseling Services (for people who have financial difficulties in living due to the influence of COVID-19)(英語)


Kanagawa Prefectural Government has started one-stop counseling services for people who have financial difficulties in making a living due to the influence of the novel coronavirus infection.  The center offers counseling on living, residence and job.

If you wish to have counseling in a language other than Japanese, please call the below Multilingual Support Center Kanagawa first.

Livelihood Support Counseling Services

Opening hours

9:00 to 17:00 on weekdays


At the office of Public Assistance and Veterans Affairs Division, Energy Center bldg. 1F, Kanagawa Prefectural Government (1 Nihon-odori, Naka-ku, Yokohama City)

Phone no.

  • 045-285-0647(Japanese)
  • 045-316-2770 (Multilingual Support Center Kanagawa for languages other than Japanese*)
    *Please tell the staff that you are calling for Livelihood Support Counseling Services.

Contents of counseling

  • Livelihood (counseling on financial difficulties in living due to unemployment, reduction in income, etc.)
  • Residence (counseling on assistance program for people who lost/might lose a residence, and provision of the prefectural housing for temporary stay)
  • Job (provision of job information and introduction of employment agencies for those who lost a job)


Multilingual Support Center Kanagawa

Available languages (11 languages)

English, Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Spanish, Portuguese, Nepali, Thai, Korean, Indonesian and simple Japanese

*Please visit the website of Kanagawa International Foundation for details, including the date of counseling by language.