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Foster-parent system enlightenment event held news (finished)

Last update date February 4, 2020

We hold foster-parent system enlightenment event! Do you know ... Yokohama port family? ...


In Yokohama-shi, there are about 700 children who cannot live by various circumstances at home.
Most live in facilities such as elementary school student nursing home or infant home.

"Foster-parent system" receives children who cannot live at home as member of family and is "system for child" bringing up with love at home. We perform various approaches so that children living at foster parent home increase in Yokohama-shi.

For the purpose of having you support having you interest in foster parent activity by cooperation of AEON RETAIL Co., Ltd. and Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd. this time, foster parent child warmly, we hold enlightenment event at store.
We look forward to your visit.

※Yokohama-shi concludes inclusion cooperation agreement with AEON Co., Ltd. and Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd. in 2012 and pushes forward approach of cooperation in various fields.

Held summary
The holding date and time, place

Sunday, August 25, 2019 ion Tennocho shop (finished)

Saturday, October 5, 2019 Ito-Yokado Tsurumi shop (finished)

Sunday, November 3, 2019 AEONSTYLE Higashitotsuka (finished)

Sunday, November 10, 2019 ion Kanazawahakkei shop (finished)

The second floor of Sunday, January 26, 2020 Ito-Yokado Tama-Plaza store (finished)

We start at 11:00 until 15:00 in every day.


1.Panel display about foster-parent system, the DVD screening
2.The making of coloring, can badge of Yokohama-shi child abuse prevention character "cappie", tattoo seal experience, rock, paper, scissors meet
 In addition, we accept consultation about foster-parent system, participation application for foster-parent system briefing session.

Yokohama port family

We hold Yokohama port family enlightenment lecture for "foster parent month" in October

"We did not think about Yokohama port family enlightenment lecture - foster parent activity together in 2019 or held ..." in the opening of a port memory hall on Saturday, October 19.
About contents, please see special page.

Do you not become "Yokohama port family", too?

Foster-parent system receives children who cannot live for various reasons at home as member of family and is "system for child" that local bring up with warm love and understanding.
◇Foster-parent system is one of "home nursing"
Social nursing is divided into "facility nursing" by elementary school student nursing home and infant home and "home nursing" with foster parent and family home.
We can realize that we have authorized adult value foster-parent system in domestic warm atmosphere for child more.

◇The current situation of foster parent trust
Among elementary school student needing social nursing, as for the elementary school student that elementary school student living in facility lives a life at 90%, foster parent home, family home, it is 10% degree.

◇Classification of foster parent
Foster parent has four classification (nurture foster parent, adoption foster parent, relative foster parent, specialized foster parent), and classification of foster parent entrusted by the situation of child is different.
In Yokohama-shi, limited period, family until independence and home return recruit "Yokohama port family" bringing up to fill the love (nurture foster parent).


Nickname called "Yokohama port family" was decided by open call for participants in 2015.

Port is port. It is place that ship drops in at port in the middle of voyage, and leaves for the next voyage on holiday.

Foster parent watching children plays a role such as port for children.

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Child and Youth Bureau child welfare Health Department child family section

Telephone: 045-671-2394

Telephone: 045-671-2394

Fax: 045-681-0925

E-Mail address [email protected]

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