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B Flat 2nd floor, 3-10-1, Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Telephone: +81 (3) 5287 5771
FAX: +81 (3) 5287 5770
E-mail: info@homestartjapan.org
Website: www.homestartjapan.org

Founder: Yasuyuki Saigo
Chair: Chika Sugiyama
Secretary General: Yukie Yamada

Origins

2006Home-Start Japan was established
2007-8Development and trial of Japanese Home-Start system
2009First Home-Start Coordinators Course for 13 new local schemes
2011Special Revival Project in North East Region after The Great East Japan Earthquake
2012Home-Start Regional Council established in Tohoku, Kanto, Chuo, and Kyushu

Home-Start Volunteer Day in Fukushima.Home-Start Volunteer Day in Fukushima.

Our work

Number of schemes run by 1,120 volunteers, supporting 1,895 families. Our funding comes from grants, membership fees and donations.

Plans for the future

A volunteer with a Home-Start familya volunteer with a Home-Start family

We are aiming to increase the number of schemes and develop the knowledge and skills as a National Organization to support them properly. We are now legally registered as a Non-Profit Organization.

Updated 25th February 2015


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