Information on the diverse welfare services is available in english.
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Child Home Care Allowance
Child Home Care Allowance lightens the burden of parents when they look after their child at home and guarantees the right of choice for child care service.
Interpretation and Translation Services for Marriage Immigrants
Free interpretation and translation services are provided to marriage immigrants and multicultural families to help prevent any inconveniences in communication caused by language barriers in their daily lives.
Education Welfare Priority Support Program
Schools with a large number of students from vulnerable social groups are selected and intensive support is provided to them to increase education/culture/welfare level and close the educational gap.
Financial Assistance for Housing Improvement in Farming Villages
Financial assistance is provided for improvement of old and deteriorated houses in farming villages in order to improve the residential environment in farming villages and to give incentives for urban residents to move to farming villages and promote rural activation.
Mentoring for Young North Korean Defectors and Students from Multicultural Families
College student volunteers support students from multicultural families and young North Korean defectors with mentoring and tutoring.
Home Education Service for Multicultural Families
Home visiting educator visits the multicultural family which can’t participate in collective education and provides Korean language education, parental education and children life education to help settlement of multicultural family and child rearing.
Language Development Support Service for Children of Multicultural Families
Systematic language development assistance is provided for children of multicultural families to help them become healthy members of society and grow into global talents.
Multicultural Family Support Program
Assistance is provided for multicultural families and marriage immigrants to help them adjust to life in the Korean society.
Child Care Benefit for Multicultural Families
Child care benefits are provided to multicultural families with young children who use daycare centers in order to ease the financial burden on the parents and help them continue to work.
Child Care Benefits Program for 0 to 5 Years Olds
The Child Care Benefit Program supports the family finances by paying the daycare center fee for 0 to 5 years olds.
Nuri Program for 3 to 5 Years Olds
Child care benefits and schooling subsidies are provided for young children between the ages of 3 and 5 attending daycare centers or kindergartens.
Green Personal Computer of Love
“Green personal computers of love” are provided free-of-charge to the disabled, multicultural families, North Korean defectors and others with poor access to ICT as a way to strengthen their ICT utilization skills and minimize the digital divide.
Indoor Environment Diagnosis and Improvement Program for Marginalized Classes
The aim of this program is to promote the environmental welfare of families in the marginalized class by inspecting their living spaces for harmful factors and providing consulting services.
Postpartum and newborn care service
Financial assistance is provided for new mothers to use trained postpartum and newborn care specialists who visit their homes to assist in their health recovery and to look after the newborns.
IT Training for the Newly Marginalized
Informatization education and social integration programs are operated to help marriage immigrants gain competitiveness and become self-reliant socioeconomically. Also available is a tailored IT training program where IT home instructors visit the homes of marriage immigrants and their families, who face difficulties in participating in group programs due to financial difficulties and poor geographical accessibility.
Child Care Service
Child care service providers visit your home to take care of your children when you are out at work or otherwise absent due to urgent matters.
Medical Care Assistance (for Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Financial assistance is provided for medical care during pregnancy and childbirth to the qualified recipients of medical care assistance whose pregnancies have been confirmed.
Support for Migrant Youth
Counseling and career development programs are provided to help the adolescents from multicultural families and migrant backgrounds to easily adapt to the Korean society.
Operation of Mental Health Centers (incl. the Mental Health Promotion Program for Children and Youth)
Support is provided for the prevention and early discovery of mental health issues (incl. mental disorders, etc.) among adults as well as children and youth and for their treatment through counseling and rehabilitation.
Support for Community Child Care Centers
Children under 18 are cared for and provided meals at community child care centers during the after-school hours.
Manpower Support for Vulnerable Farming Households (Farmworkers and Housekeepers)
Farmers hit by unexpected accidents or falling ill are provided with financial assistance to hire farmworkers to maintain their farming business, and rural households of aged individuals are provided with financial assistance to use housekeepers to ensure the basic quality of life.