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Sagamihara International Lounge offers Japanese language classes where foreign citizens can learn Japanese and non-Japanese can enjoy the services of interpretation, translation and consultation. Also we provide opportunities that citizens can experience diverse cultures around the world through the events we hold. Please feel free to call or visit us.

Information related to disaster prevention

Information for foreign residents

Consultation Regarding COVID-19

If you think you have COVID-19 or are struggling because of COVID-19.

Information regarding COVID-19

Information on COVID-19 and its support services from the government and Sagamihara City.

Information on living, working, parenting, and education in Japan

Support services from the government and Sagamihara City, as well as classes offered at the LOUNGE.

Helpful information for foreign residents

Guide to lifestyle , disaster prevention, etc. published by Sagamihara City.

Learning Japanese Online

Information on learning Japanese online.

Events at the LOUNGE for November and December 2022

Free Consulation for Foreign Residents (hosted by the Consultation Project)

Date & Time : Sunday, November 27, 13:00-16:00
Venue : Sagamihara International Lounge (Promity Fuchinobe Building, 2nd Floor Meeting Room)

This is a free, confidential sessions with interpreters. Consultations will be available for legal, health, life, education, jobs, welfare, cancer, etc. issues. Lawyers, certified legal specialists, social workers, teachers, nurses, consultants in labor, consultants in cancer, etc. who are experts on matters related to foreign residents will be available.

*Please wear a mask for COVID measures. Parking will not be available.

Capacity: 40 persons
Fee: Free
Application period: From Saturday, November 5 (first come, first served)

Please call Sagamihara International Lounge at 042-750-4150 for more information or to apply.

Free Consultation for Foreign Residents by a Certified Legal Specialist (hosted by the Consultation Project)

Date & Time : Saturday, December 10, 13:00-16:00 (every second Saturday afternoon of the month)
Venue : Sagamihara International Lounge (Promity Fuchinobe Buiding, 1st Floor)

A certified legal specialist who is familiar with international affairs (residence status, etc.) will be holding a consultation session. This event is for foreign residents and their supporters (volunteers), please bring all materials related to the topic to be discussed.

Capacity: 5 persons
Fee: Free
Application Period: Monday, November 28 to Friday, December 9

Please visit or call the Sagamihara International Lounge at 042-750-4150 for more information or to apply.

Japanese Class for Beginners

Date & Time : Every Tuesday between 6:30pm-8:30pm, starting from December 6, 2022 to February 14, 2023 (no class on January 3)
Venue : Sagamihara International Lounge (Promity Fuchinobe Building, 1st Floor)

This class teaches Japanese for daily needs, and geared towards people who are beginning to learn the language. Fifteen slots are available and applicants need to live, work, or go to school in Sagamihara City (first come, first served). To apply, please send an email to Division of International Affairs at kokusai@city.sagamihara.kanagawa.jp with your name, address, phone number, and email address, along with the language(s) you can speak by November 21.

New TagTime October and November 2022

October #1 Talk to us about your problems

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October #2 Grants for High Schools

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November #1 Talk to us about your problems

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November #2 Vaccines are available.

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