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We hold Yokohama port family enlightenment lecture (finished)

Last update date February 4, 2020

Do not think about Yokohama port family enlightenment lecture - foster parent activity together; or ...


Foster-parent system receives family and child who cannot live by various circumstances in home and is "system for child" to bring up as member of family.

At foster parent home, "foster parent" "foster child" (child brought up by foster parent) "child" (child of the foster parent) lives together.

Please speak motive that decided to become foster parent from person accepting child as foster parent this time, that you feel every day.

It is children living in foster parent home and facility, and do you not think about foster parent activity together?
※"Yokohama port family" is nickname of "nurture foster parent" of Yokohama-shi.

Lecture summary (plan)
Mark of float DateThe Saturday, October 19, 2019 1:00 p.m. opening of a meeting
Mark of float VenueYokohama-shi opening of a port memory hall 6 meeting room
Mark of float Contents

Part 1 13:00-13:50
 About explanation "foster-parent system of Yokohama-shi"
Part 2 14:00-14:50
 Lecture "expectation and problem - to ... foster parent with foster parent home for child"
 Lecturer Meiji Gakuin University society department Kiyoko Miwa instructor
Part 3 15:00-16:20
 Experiences "message to person wanting to become foster parent" by active foster parent

Mark of float Capacity80 first arrival (prior application system)
Mark of float ChildcareAvailable (1 year old half ... non-school children), prior application are necessary
Mark of float Application method

By application form or FAX, it is addressed to "child family section foster parent person in charge",
Full name, number of participants, Phone number, township of representative, having childcare or not (in the case of existence age of child)
Please let know this.
※ We do not use personal information that we had other than the lecture participation purpose.
※ When it exceeds capacity and cannot participate, person in charge contacts.
Yokohama port family enlightenment lecture guidance, FAX application (PDF: 415KB) (the end of the receptionist)
Application form (the end of the receptionist)

Mark of float Deadline for application

Until Friday, October 18, 2019 17:00 (the end of the receptionist)
※When application reaches constant number, we finish acceptance at that point.
※Apply for person needing childcare by Monday, September 30 on the day of the lecture.

Mark of float Venue guidanceYokohama-shi opening of a port memory hall (1-6, Honcho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi) [access map]
[when you come by train]
It is a 10-minute walk from the JR Keihin-Tohoku Line, Negishi Line "Kannai Station" south exit
It is a 10-minute walk from Yokohama Shiei Subway Blue Line "Kannai Station" Exit 1
It is a 1-minute walk from Minato Mirai Line "Nihon-odori Station" Exit 1
[when you come by bus]
It is a 3-minute walk from "1, Honcho"
It is a 1-minute walk from "in front of Nihon-odori Station, prefectural office"
※ As there is not parking lot, bicycle parking lots, please use public transport.

Yokohama port family

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

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