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.
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
We provide interpretation and translation services so that marriage immigrants and multicultural families in the early stages of settling in Korea can enjoy smoother communication in their daily lives, and also help them to become independent by hiring them as interpreters and translators.
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.
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.
Support for childcare expenses for infants (Nuri course support for children age 3 to 5)
Kindergarten tuition fees or day care subsidies are given to all children aged 3 – 5 who attend kindergartens or day care centers.
Economic Support for Victims of Crime
This policy is provided for the restoration and rehabilitation of physically and mentally damaged victims of crime through economic support.
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.
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.
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.
Support for Youths with Immigrant Backgrounds
Counseling and career development programs are provided to help the adolescents from multicultural families and immigrant backgrounds to easily adapt to the Korean society.
Operation of Mental Health Welfare Center (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.
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.
Steppingstone Loan for Owning Your Own Home
This policy is provided in the residential stability of homeless householders by offering housing loan support.
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 beself-reliant and grow up healthy by providing comprehensive services such ashands-on activities, learning support, meals and counselling.
Fishing village life care support
Support fishermen and elderly and vulnerable households in fishing villages with fishing village care assistants to help them maintain their basic family life
Free Legal Assistance for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence
Assisting with legal problems for men, women, children, and youth suffering from domestic and sexual violence.
Beotimmok Jeonse Loan
Supporting jeonse loan for homeless low-income households to promote housing stability
Prevention of blindness in preschool children
We help detect low vision and eye diseases in preschool children at an early stage by providing eye health checkup and eye health care education, in order to prevent visual impairment in children through appropriate treatment and management.
Domestic Violence Victims Treatment and Recovery Program and Medical Expense Support
Programs and medical expenses are provided to help victims of domestic violence heal and recover, both physically and mentally.
Support for other extended childcare fees, etc.
By subsidizing childcare fees for infants and toddlers who use daycare centers, it eases the burden on parents who are raising children and supports smooth economic activities.
Youth International Exchange
Support is provided to help young people develop their competencies as future global leaders by promoting friendship between countries and creating a foundation for cooperation between countries through international youth exchanges.