Welfare services at a glance
We provide a guide to information on welfare services.
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This policy reduces the burden of raising children aged under 7 and assists basic rights and welfare of children (To be enforced in September 2018).
Household Child Raising Allowance Support
This policy reduces the parental burden on child raising at home and guarantees the rights to choose child care services.
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.
Providing Funds for Upgrading Farm Houses
In response to the demand for upgrading old and/or poor houses and building new houses in farming and fishing villages, this policy promotes residential welfare and revitalizes farming and fishing villages by improving their residential environment.
Mentoring Supports to Students of Multi-culture Families and North Korean Defectors
This policy provides instruction of university students to students of multi-culture families and elementary, middle and high school students of North Korean Defector families to adapt to school life and improve basic knowledge.
Education Service for Multicultural Families from Visiting Staff
Staff visits multicultural families that find it hard to participate in collective education to provide Korean language teaching, parental education, and a general guide to children’s life and help the settlement of multicultural families and the upbringing of their children.
Language Development Assistance Service for Children of Multi-culture Families
This policy assists systematic languagedevelopment of children from multi-culture families so that they can grow into healthy social members and 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.
Multi-culture Family Day Care Subsidy
This policy provides day care subsidies to children of multi-culture families using day care centers to reduce child raising burden of parents and to assist parents’economic activity.
Infant (Ages 0 – 5) Day Care Center Support Project
This policy supports day care center tuition fees of infants using day care centers to reduce burden of child care and help household economy.
Nuri Course (Ages 3 – 5) Supports
Kindergarten tuition fees or day care subsidies are given to all children aged 3 – 5 who attend kindergartens or day care centers.
Environmental Disease Prevention Program
for Vulnerable Groups
Under this policy, the pollutants in the indoor environment of residential space of social minority groups and seniors are diagnosed and environmental health services are provided by consulting.
Mother and Newborn Baby Health Management Support Project
Professionally trained mother and newborn baby’s health manager visits child-born families to help restore health of mother and look after newborn baby to reduce economic burden of child-born families.
Informatization Training for Multicultural Families, Farmers and Fishermen
This program offers informatization training customized for marriage migrants, farmers and fishermen who have limited opportunities for such training due to financial issues and lack of access.
Child Care Services
If you have dual income or unexpectedly cannot look after your child, our public nanny visits your home to look after your child.
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.
Medical Care Assistance (Pregnancy and Birth Medical Cost Assistance)
This policy provides medical cost assistance for pregnancy and birth to beneficiaries of medical care assistance who are confirmed of pregnancy.
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.
Supports to Local Child Centers
This program provides comprehensive welfare services to ensure that local children have safe places to receive care after school. These services include: protection, education, safe and wholesome games and entertainment, and networking with members of the local community for the children’s guardians.
Manpower Support for Vulnerable Farming Households (Farmworkers and Housekeepers)
We provide farming helpers for farming households suffering with accidents or diseases so that they may increase their incomes with stable farm work. And we provide aged so vulnerable families in the rural community with Happiness Sharers so that they can maintain their basic home life.
Medical Support Program for Foreign Workers, etc.
This program aims to provide financial assistance for medical expenses
for ethnic minorities who are not eligible for medical benefits
so that they can lead healthy lives.
Vulnerable Families Support Program (Program to Improve Family Functioning)
This program aims to offer services to help vulnerable families or families in crisis
come together and overcome difficulties as a family unit and gain
independence both emotionally and financially.
Emergency Service Call Center for Women: 1336 Center
This program aims to protect women’s rights by offering emergency support to women who need to be rescued/protected from domestic abuse, sexual abuse, sex trafficking, etc.
Housing Support Program for Female Victims of Violence
This program seeks to help female victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse become self-reliant by offering housing
where they can stay together with their families.
Afterschool Academy Program for Youth
This program aims to ensure that youth from vulnerable families learn to be self-reliant and grow up healthy by providing comprehensive services such as hands-on activities, learning support, meals and counselling.
Housekeeping Program for Fishing Villages
This program aims to provide basic livelihood support for fishermen and vulnerable families/seniors living in fishing villages by dispatching housekeepers.