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Support for single-parent families

Final update date December 9, 2020

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In Yokohama-shi, we carry out support project to single-parent home to be brought up physically and mentally regardless of environment where children are placed.


apologies and corrections

About error of "support project to single-parent home" handbill mention contents

We apologize for any inaccuracies inChild Raising Allowance 2020 has been enclosed, and the contents of the flyer for "Support Projects for Single-parent Families" have been incorrect, so we will correct them and apologize.
 
[Correction details] Phone number of Child and Youth Bureau Children's Home Division
(By mistake) 045-681-2390 → (Fair) 045-671-2390 

Notice

We recruit users of "single-parent family adolescent, connection period support project". [Recruitment started on November 18, 2020]

We provide learning support to children and consultation support for parents for households receiving Child Raising Allowance children who support first-year junior high school children.
Single-parent home puberty and connection support project

"Puku Sapo" (single-parent household food support business) begins.

We provide food provided by food banks to single-parent households. Please join us.
"Puku Sapo" will be implemented.

Extraordinary special benefits for single-parent households

We provide Motoichi's unique "temporary special benefits to single-parent households" to households receiving Child Raising Allowance City's unique "temporary special benefits" for households affected by the emergency declaration accompanying the spread of the new coronavirus infection.
Extraordinary special benefits for single-parent households

Support for single-parent families with the spread of new coronavirus infection and frequently asked questions

With the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the QA format summarizes the support system that single-parent families can use now and answers to questions to be sent.
QA (as of June 1, 2020) such as single-parent home support system (PDF: 241KB)

Information on support projects

Employment support projects for mothers and children

In ward office of ward to live, we cope with employment consultation of mother of mother and child family and father (in principle, Child Raising Allowance's family. Employment support members create employment support plans tailored to each individual and support job hunting activities in detail.
[Detailed] Information on employment consultation and support (PDF: 498KB)
[Inquiry] Ward Health and Welfare Center

Education and training benefits for mothers, children and fathers' families

If you take a designated education and training course to acquire the skills and qualifications necessary to get a suitable job, 60% of the cost (up to 200,000 yen) will be paid to those who applied before attending the course. You. (There is an income limit.)
[Target] Mother and child and father of mother and child family or father of fatherless family to prescribe in widow welfare law.
Those who meet the target conditions in "Details" below
[Detailed] Yokohama-shi mother and child, father and child family independence support education training benefit business (PDF: 276KB)

If you are trying to acquire a qualification that is effective for economic independence of nurses, etc. for more than one year, you will receive a higher vocational training promotion benefit and a higher vocational training completion support benefit to reduce the burden on your life Plan. (There is an income limit.)
[Target] Mother and child and father and son of mother and child family or father of fatherless family to prescribe in widow welfare law and meet target condition in the following "details"
[Detailed] Business such as Yokohama-shi mother and child, father and child family higher vocational training promotion benefits (PDF: 323KB)

Single-parent home higher vocational training promotion fund loan business

For single-parent families receiving higher vocational training promotion benefits, we will lend an admission reserve when enrolling in a training institution and a employment reserve at the time of graduation. This business is business that social welfare corporation Yokohama-shi Council of Social Welfare carries out, but accepts application in Child and Youth Bureau child and family section.
[Detailed] Yokohama City Council of Social Welfare (outside site)

Single-parent home high school graduation degree certification test pass support project

When a parent or elementary school student of a single-parent family who has not graduated from high school aims to pass the high school graduation degree certification test in order to lead to employment or change jobs under better conditions. We will pay a part of the paid expenses. (There is an income limit.)
[Detailed] Yokohama-shi single-parent home high school graduation degree authorization examination pass support project (PDF: 155KB)

We dispatch family life support members to mother and child families, father and son families and widows who are temporarily in trouble with housework and childcare due to job hunting or family illness, and help with daily life.
[Target] Mother of mother and child and father and son and mother of mother and child family to prescribe in widow welfare law, father and widow of fatherless family
[Details / Inquiries] Daily life support project (PDF: 295KB)
Download application forms and usage regulations

Legal consultation on child support

For mother and child families, father and son families and widows, we provide free legal consultation such as arrangements for child support by female lawyers. (Three to four times a month. Reservation required
[Detailed] Legal consultation (PDF: 549KB)
[Consultation date] Please confirm the schedule and reservation status in Single Parent Support Yokohama.
[Inquiry] Single parent support Yokohama (outside site) (Phone: 045-663-4188)

Telephone consultation on daily life and work

We provide consultation on the daily life and work of mother and child families, father and son families and widows. We also accept consultations from single-parent children.
Reception hours: From 9:00 am to 8:30 pm (Monday to Friday)
[Inquiry] Single parent support Yokohama (outside site) (Phone: 045-663-4188)

No widow (husband) deduction applies

From April 2015, Yokohama City considers that services such as child care and welfare will be subject to the “widows (husband) deduction” under the tax law for single parents who are unmarried and raising children under the age of 20. We have implemented a system to calculate usage fees and reduce the amount of money, etc.
For more information, see the application page without widow (husband) deduction.

Introduction of "Single Parent Support Yokohama"
(Yokohama City Maternal and Child Family Employment and Independence Support Center)

In Yokohama City, mothers and children are provided with the aim of providing consistent employment support services, such as providing employment consultation to provide appropriate advice according to the situation of each family, occupational aptitude, employment experience, etc. We have set up a employment and independence support center. "Single Parent Support Yokohama" is a nickname for the Employment and Independence Support Center for Yokohama City Mother and Child Families.
(Business consignment: Yokohama City Mother and Child Widows Welfare Association)
[Implementation projects]

  • Employment support project for mother and child families (published in the above support project information)
  • Employment placement business
  • We provide free job information and job placement. Job postings can be viewed on the files and websites installed at the support center.
  • Free rental of job interview suit
  • We rent employment interview suits (for women only) free of charge to users of the employment support and employment placement business of the support center.
  • Holding various employment support seminars
  • Information on the seminars currently being recruited is being posted in the above “Recruitment of Participants”.
  • Free legal consultation on child support arrangements (listed in the above support project information)
  • Holding of child support seminars
  • Information is currently being posted in the above "Recruitment of Participants".
  • Telephone consultation on daily life and work (published in the above support project information)

[Location]
〒231-0014
3-24 Sun Building, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi
Single parent support Yokohama (outside site)
(Phone: 045-227-6337, Fax: 045-227-6338)

Mother and Child Widows Welfare Fund

Mother and child father and son widow welfare fund is loan system for independence support of mother and child family and father and son family.
To Yokohama-shi mother and child father and son widow welfare fund page

Yokohama-shi single-parent home independence support plan

To the Yokohama City Single Parent Family Independence Support Plan page

To business owners (Please support the employment of parents in single-parent homes)

Parents in single-parent families often face difficulties in finding employment because they must balance work and child-rearing that support their livelihood. In the current severe economic and employment situation, employment is becoming more severe.
We hope that you understand this situation and support the employment of parents in single-parent families.
ForHello Work (Mothers Hello Work) and Yokohama City Maternal and Child Family Employment and Independence Support Centers are requested to provide job postings that are designed to make it easier for parents of single-parent families to apply.
The following subsidies are available for employers who employ parents of single-parent families.
Employment development subsidy for specific job seekers (external site)For more information, please contact Hello Work site) for details.

Cooperation agreement about independence support of single-parent home (single-parent support agreement)

Preparing
Press release document (concluded in February 2018) (PDF: 1,019KB)
Press release document (concluded in October 2018) (PDF: 789KB)

Links

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare homepage (outside site)
Mother and child and father and son and widow welfare law (outside site)
Mother and child and father and son and widow welfare law enforcement order (outside site)
Child support consultation support center homepage (outside site)
Yokohama-shi mother and child widow welfare society homepage (outside site)

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Inquiries to this page

Child and Youth Bureau Child Welfare and Health Department Child and Family Division

Telephone: 045-671-239090

Telephone: 045-671-239090

Fax: 045-681-0925

Email address: [email protected]

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