更新日:2017年4月10日

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April 2017

Financial Assistance for School Materials and Lunch Fees

Guardians of students attending municipal elementary or junior high schools or Sendai Seiryo Secondary School (lower secondary course only) who are finding it difficult to send their children to school due to financial difficulties are eligible to apply for assistance.

  • Eligibility: Households with a yearly income below a given level
    Households receiving a child-rearing allowance
    Households that no longer receive welfare allowance
  • For further information, please see the Sendai City Newsletter (Japanese version) or contact us.
    Inquiries: School Affairs Section TEL:022-214-8861
    Applications: Please contact your child’s school directly.

Interest Subsidies for National Education Loans

Sendai City will subsidize the interest paid on general education loans (National Education Loans) from the Japan Finance Corporation while your child is in high school.

  • Application Period: July 3 (Mon.) - December 15 (Fri.)
  • Eligibility: Guardians of high school students who reside in Sendai.
  • Conditions such as the full payment of city taxes apply.

Please see the Sendai City Newsletter (Japanese version) or contact the following office for details.
Inquiries: School Affairs Section TEL:022-214-8861

Garbage Collection During the Golden Week Holiday Season (April 29 to May 6) Will Be Conducted as Usual

Household waste, plastic containers and packaging, cans, glass bottles, PET bottles, dry batteries and paper materials will be collected as usual on weekends and holidays. In accordance with the city rules, please set out your garbage a designated collection area on the designated collection day from early morning to 8:30 a.m.

Inquiries: Household Waste Reduction Section TEL:022-214-8227

The Amounts of the Child-Rearing Allowance and Special Child- Rearing Allowance Have Changed

In accordance with a partial revision of the law, the amount of the allowances has changed from April as follows. Please note that the new allowance amount will be paid in August.

  • Child-Rearing Allowance (amounts listed are for your first child)
    Full allowance: 42,290 yen/ month
    Partial allowance: 9,980 - 42,280 yen/ month
  • Special Child-Rearing Allowance (per child)
    Child qualified to Level 1: 51,450 yen/ month 
    Child qualified to Level 2: 34,270 yen/ month
    Inquiries: Home Health Section of ward offices
    Public Health and Welfare Section of general branch offices

Exemption or Postponement of National Pension Payments can be Applied Retroactively for up to Two Years and One Month Before the Month of Application

From April, those having trouble paying National Pension premiums will be able to apply retroactively for exemptions, payment period extensions, and student payment exceptions for a period up of up to two years and one month before the month of application. If your application is approved, you will be granted an exemption from, or extension on, National Pension premiums.

Inquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Section or Public Health and Welfare Section of any ward office or general branch office

The Upper Limit for Pregnancy Health Examination Subsidies Has Changed

For examinations from April 1 onwards, the upper limit for subsidies has been adjusted. Subsidy tickets issued before April can still be used, with the new upper limit for subsidies applied.
Please see the Sendai City Newsletter (Japanese version) or contact the following office for details.
Inquiries: Home Health Section of any Ward Office
Health and Welfare Section of any General Branch Office

BCG Vaccinations

  • Eligibility: Infants under the age of one (the standard age for BCG vaccinations is five to seven months old).
  • Things to bring: Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Handbook, BCG vaccination coupon from the MCH Handbook voucher packet (please fill out and detach)
  • Please wait at least 28 days after your child receives a live vaccine (such as polio) or seven days after your child receives an inactive vaccine (such as DPT-IPV) before having BCG vaccinations.
  • Vaccination Sites:
    Aoba Ward Office 2nd Floor: April 17 (Mon.) 14:00-15:00
    Izumi Ward Office East Building 5th Floor Conference Hall: April 26 (Wed.) 9:30-10:30
    Taihaku Ward Office 3rd Floor: April 14 (Fri.) 14:00-15:00
    Miyagino Ward Office 6th Floor: April 26 (Wed.) 14:00-15:00
    Wakabayashi Ward Office 3rd Floor: April 25th (Tue.) 14:00-15:00
  • Please go directly to the vaccination cite.
  • BCG vaccination may be received outside your ward of residence. For details, please contact:
    Inquiries: Home Health Section of any Ward Office
    Public Health and Welfare Section of any General Branch Office

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