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List of childcare consultation contacts

1. Health consultation for mothers and children

Please contact your nearest health center for any concerns regarding mothers and children.

2. Consultation on child welfare

Contact your nearest child consultation center or municipality for child welfare issues such as nursing, cognitive disabilities, care, maltreatment, etc.

•General Family Support Center:075-531-9600
•Southern Family Support Center (Uji Child Consultation):0774-44-3340
•Northern Family Support Center (Fukuchiyama Child Consultation):0773-22-3623

3. Emergency telephone consultation service for victims of bullying

General consultation on bullying, truancy, etc.

Information Technology Education Center

  • 075-612-3268, 075-612-3301
  • Available 24 hours

Hokubu Consultation Room

  • 0773-43-0390
  • Available 24 hours 

4. Telephone consultation service for minors
(Juvenile section in the main office of the Kyoto Prefectural Police)

Consultation with minors and their guardians concerning misconduct.

  • 075-841-7500
  • Available 24 hours

Care service during child/guardian illness

1. Day service

For working guardians, temporary child-care services for sick children are provided at hospitals, healthcare clinics, and daycare centers.
Please contact your local city, town, or village for more details and prices of the program.

2. Short-term care support

(1) Short-term care

When guardians have short-term difficulties in looking after their children due to illness, accident, nursing, ceremonial occasions, etc., children can be taken care of at these provided facilities for up to 7 days.

(2) Twilight care

If guardians are not at home during weekday nights because of their work, etc, or if guardians are not home during holidays, children can be looked after and fed at these provided facilities.

Contact your local city, town, or village for more details and prices.

Facilities for child care

1. Nursery school

When guardians cannot look after children in the daytime because of their work or illness, children can be looked after in nursery school.

  • Children aged 0-5years (pre-elementary school)
  • Monday to Saturday, 7:00AM-6:00PM
    (Some open after 6:00PM)
  • Fees are decided by the local city, town or village depending on income.

Contact your local city, town or village for more details.


2. Children’s care home

Children without a guardian and those whose guardians cannot raise them are looked after at a children’s care home until the age of 18.
Fees depend on guardians’ income.

Contact the children consultation center for more details.
•General Family Support Center: 075-531-9600
•Southern Family Support Center: 0774-44-3340
•Northern Family Support Center: 0773-22-3623

3. Local child care support

Professional child care consultation is available free of charge at the provided nursery schools by local cities, towns and villages.
Child care activities, lecture meetings, and discussion meetings are also available.
Contact your local city, town, or village office for more information.

4. General Family Support Center and the Southern and Northern Family Support Centers

Consultation services are available for women who need help or advice
・General Family Support Center
 Main line: 075-531-9600
Helpline for domestic violence: 075-531-9910
Telephone consultation: Every day (except holidays) 9:00AM-8:00PM
Face-to-face consultation: Mon-Fri (except holidays and New Year period) 9:00AM-4:00PM (reservation required)
・Southern Family Support Center (Uji Child Consultation Center)
Main line: 0774-44-3340
Help line for domestic violence: 0774-43-9911, 9:00AM-5:00PM (except weekends)
・Northern Family Support Center (Fukuchiyama Child Consultation Center)
 Main line: 0773-22-3623
 Help line for domestic violence: 0773-22-9911, 9:00AM-5:00PM (except weekends)

 5. Kyoto Prefectural Gender Equality Center

Kyoto Prefectural Gender Equality Center encourages a society where both men and women play an equal role in society. Various consultation service are available, and it provides social support for women to play an active role.
Address:Kyoto Tersa, 2F Higashi-kan, 70 Shimotonoda-cho, HigashikujyoMinami-ku, Kyoto-shi 601-8047
Access: 10-minute walk from the Hachijoguchi exit at Kyoto station

5-minute walk from Kintetsu Higashidera station
5-minute walk from subway Kujyo station
2-minute walk from Kujyo-Shako City bus stop


Support and subsidies

Special Child Care Allowance

Child Care Support