|日 本 語||English||中 文||Português||Vietnamese|
|open hours||8：30 - 20：00||
|closed||Year-end and New Year holidays and so on|
28-6 Nishihonmachi Saijo Higashihiroshima-city
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１. Information desk in multiple languages
We respond to a wide range of inquiries in Japanese, English, Chinese, Portuguese and Vietnamese in order to better assist
non-Japanese residents living in Higashihiroshima.
★Consultation service hours （schedule from March 2017）
★Examples（when necessary, we can introduce you to a specialist or relevant office）
・residential status（residential status changes、visa extensions、reentry permission）
・work ※ Job placements are not available.
・medical matters （medical checkups、vaccinations、doctor’s appointments）、health、childcare（nursery schools）
※ We are not able to accompany you to medical institutions.
・tax、National Health Insurance、National Pension
・electricity、water、gas、shopping, banks, driving licenses, internet, etc.
・travel、leisure、event information、transport information
・children’s education （kindergartens、elementary schools、junior high schools、high schools）
・Japanese Language education（Japanese classes、study materials）
・housing （prefectural apartments、municipal apartments、Sunsquare apartments、moving）
２. Books, Magazines, Newspapers, DVDs and etc.
★Newspapers available for reading
You can read books and newspapers from overseas and borrow some of them for free as well. *Subscriptions of magazines and JapanTimes have been canceled.
Some popular Japanese movies and DVDs featuring Japanese culture are available.
|They can be watched at home or in the Communication Corner. list of DVDs|
★Leaflets and Maps
Leaflets and maps of Higashihiroshima City, Hiroshima City and surrounding areas are available free of charge.
★Monthly City Newsletter
The Higashihiroshima Monthly City Newsletters in English, Chinese and Portuguese is available free of charge.
３. Free Internet Service (available for foreign residents only）
Wireless Internet connection services (Wifi) are available. You can get the password at the information counter.
（１）Service available： 8:30 am - 7:45 pm everyday
When using a desktop PC at the communication corner：once per day, maximum 1 hour
（３）Self-service printing service is also available. Click here for more details.
４. Japanese Language Education-related services
（１）Sunsquare Japanese Classes (にほんごきょうしつ Higashihiroshima)
The classes are taught by professional Japanese instructors and volunteers.
Teaching materials are specially designed for the non-Japanese residents living in Higashihiroshima (not commercially available).
（２）Nihongo Wai Wai Classes
Free Japanese classes focused on speaking.
Applications are not required in advance.
Leaflets of Nihongo Wai Wai 2021
・ Sunsquare 2F
・ Akitsu Classes
・ Kurose Classes
・ Hachihonmatsu Classes
（３）One-to-Oneにほんご (enjoy talking with a native speaker of Japanese on a one-to-one basis)
Apply at the Communication Corner.
・Foreign and Japanese residents of Higashiroshima can communicate with each other in Japanese on a one-to-one basis.
・After checking the availability of registered Japanese volunteers and foreign residents, our staff will make an appropriate match
to bring together a volunteer and a foreign resident.
・No qualifications regarding Japanese language teaching are required to become a volunteer.
（４）Nihongo Hiroba Ｕ－１８
This is a class for elementary school students up to about 18 years old. Students can study their school homeworks with professional Japanese instructors and volunteers. * From May 2021 to March 2022
Apply at the Communication Corner. Click here for more details.
５. Registration of International Communication Volunteers
・You can register yourself as an International Communication Volunteer at the counter.
・There are several groups of activities as shown below. You can choose fields which you are interested in.
・Volunteers receive requests for cooperation with events, invitations for workshops, etc., from us or HIC (Hiroshima International Center in Kagamiyama ,Higashihiroshima City).
・Workshops and lectures for volunteers are held by experts in multi-cultural societies or Japanese language pedagogy, in order to back up our vounteers. We recommend that those who have participated in those training sessions join the Sunsquare Japanese classes and Japanese Conversation Classes.
※If you wish to receive information regarding all events held by HIC (Hiroshima International Center), you need to register yourself as a volunteer at HIC.
６. 『Higashihiroshima Monthly City Newsletter 』 Mail Delivery Service
・『Higashihiroshima Monthly City Newsletter』(English, Chinese, Portuguese and Vietnamese versions are available) can be sent by email to your PC or mobile phone each month free of charge.
・Those who would like to receive the English version should send an email to the following address, with ‘English’ in the subject header. （email@example.com）
This completes your registration. You will not receive a reply email from us to inform you of the completion of your registration.
・For those who have registered their PC or smart phone address, 『Higashihiroshima Monthly City Newsletter』in PDF and the summary in text format will be sent.
・ Residency Management System -Ministry of Justice-
・ Higashihiroshimashi City Office
（１）Living Information Japanese・English・Chinese
（２）Higashihiroshima Monthly City Newsletter ( Japanese ・ English ・ Chinese ・ Portuguese ・ Vietnamese ）
（３）Garbage dispose methods will change from October 2021. How to dispose methods
Household Garbage Rules and Collection Schedule（ 日本語 ・ English ・ Chinese ・ Vietnamese ・ Portuguese ・ Indonesian ・ Tagalog ）
・ HIROSHIMA INTERNATIONAL CENTER
・"START HIROSHIMA!" - Hiroshima Prefecture - （ YouTube ・Weibo ）