JASSI does not enforce or support any of the organizations named below; the information is simply provided to assist those seeking resources. It may not be a complete list.

Consulate General of Japan in New York

Medical, Education, Social Service Organizations in the Japanese Community

    • APICHA (Asian & pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS)
      Provides HIV testing & treatment, hepatitis testing, support group etc. Japanese language services available.
    • Apple Time
      A support group for children with special needs and their parents and family in New York area.
    • Care the World
      Provides medical, living, educational and mental support for Japanese people experiencing childbirth and childcare oversea.
    • Hamilton-Madison House, Japanese Clinic
      Provides counseling services in Japanese.
    • HEIAN-NY 平安華麗に加齢 (Healthy & Inspiring Aging Network)
      Promotes “healthy aging” and social involvement through “intergenerational exchange” activities and the lectures on the theme of “healthy aging”.
    • Japan Education Center, Japanese Educational Institute of New York
      Provides phone, in-person, home visiting counseling for Japanese children who suffer from educational, developmental and adjustment problems. They also offer a group therapy, consultation to school and teachers, workshop for parents, etc.
    • Japanese American Association of New York ニューヨーク日系人会
      The organization represents Japanese American/Japanese society. Their services include free health consultation, senior program, social services, grant Japenese language education, culture class, hall rentals and etc. Their Senior Problem Council provide useful information for seniors.
    • The Japanese Educational Institute of New York(ニューヨーク日本人教育審議会)
      Provides phone and in-person consultations, group therapy, group session, consultation for schools/teachers and workshop regarding Japanese children’s education, growth, and adjustment issues.
    • Japanese Medical Society of America (米国日本人医師会)
      Established by Japanese medical and health care professionals. Provides exchange between Japanese and American medical professionals, the support for community medical services, and the doctor and health care professional directory.
    • WOMANKIND (Formerly New York Asian Women’s Center)
      Helps women and their children overcome domestic violence and other forms of abuse. Provides 24hr multilingual hotline, emergency shelter, counseling, law consultation, information, and children’s programs in free of charge.
    • NR-JACNet
      JACNet (Japanese-American Communication Network) is operated by a team of Japanese music therapists working as staff or involved with the training at the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy. Accepts inquiries about their individual or group sessions and informations regarding music therapies.
    • NY de Volunteer
      A non-profit organization. Based on Japanese community network in New York, the organization promotes community service activities, aiming at solving social problems in New York City and promoting international mutual understanding.
    • NYSukuSuku-Kai
      A childcare support group providing professional services for families living in New York area.
    • Origami Therapy Association (OTA) 
      OTA was funded in order to promote the therapeutic use of origami to develop the application of origami in community building and for furthering research pertaining to the benefits of origami.
    • Pre-mom Club ぷりまむ倶楽部
      Aimed at the mutual support of pregnant women and mother around New York and New Jersey area. Provides oppotunities for them to exchange information and make friends.
    • Sanctuary for Families
      Provides services for DV victims, including shelters, counseling, legal consultation about protection order, divorce and custody and education and outreach programs. There is a Japanese counselor in the Bronx.
    • SHARE Japanese Program
      Helps women with breast cancer or ovarian cancer. Provides support meeting, Help Line, and information about breast cancer on Internet.
    • Young Japanese Breast Cancer Network
      Provides support for young Japanese breast cancer patients. Provides education and outreach programs.

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