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Livelihood protection system

Last update date March 29, 2019

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We have right to life (right to live) as human being in anyone. Constitution of Japan Article 25 provides, "the nation has all right to run cultural minimum life with health.", and it is livelihood protection system that was made to realize this right concretely.
Please consult with life support section of ward to live.

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Not only we guarantee people having trouble with merely life minimum life, but also livelihood protection system is intended that we help independence positively. Social security has four next principles.

Principle of national responsibility
For the nation who is poor in life, we carry out protection in the responsibility of country.

Principle of indiscriminate equality
Race, creed, sex, social social position pay their attention only to the current poverty state, and they protect cause that fell into the life poverty from the start regardless of all.

Principle of the minimum life
As content of protection, minimum life that can maintain the cultural standard of living with health established in constitution is guaranteed.

Principle of complementariness
All the things which assets, ability for labor, the others are available to conjugate for the lowest life maintenance. When pension , allowance can undergo other laws, measures, at first we utilize them.
Couple, parent, support of duty of supporting person including brothers have priority over protection.

Livelihood assistance
The food expenses, clothing costs, photothermal water costs

Housing benefit
Rent, security deposit, house repair costs

Education aid
School things costs, compulsory education study costs such as school lunch fees

Medical aid
Expenses such as medical treatment, treatment

Care aid
Expense to use care service

Delivery aid
Expenses such as birth hospitalization, hygiene materials

Occupation aid
Expense to acquire expense and skill at the time of small business start

Funeral aid
Expenses such as cremation in the death, body transportation

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Please consult with life support section of ward to live.

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Health and Social Welfare Bureau life Welfare Division life support section

Telephone: 045-671-2403

Telephone: 045-671-2403

Fax: 045-664-0403

E-Mail address kf-seikatsushien@city.yokohama.jp

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