更新日:2020年4月7日

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April 2020

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. Please follow the garbage disposal rules and set out your garbage at the designated collection area on the designated collection day between early morning and 8:30 a.m.

Inquiries:Waste Planning Section TEL: 022-214-8806

Financial Assistance for School Materials and Lunch Fees etc.

Parents and 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 certain level, Households receiving a child-rearing allowance, Households that no longer receive welfare allowance and so on 

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.

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

In accordance with a partial revision of the law, the amount for the allowances has changed from April.
For detailed information please check the Sendai City Newsletter or make an inquiry.
Inquiries: Childcare and Benefit Section of your local Ward Office or the Public Health and Welfare Section of General Branch Offices

Don’t Forget to File the Loss of Qualification for National Health Insurance Form

If you are enrolled in the National Health Insurance and get a job and enroll in a form of employees’ health insurance, or become a dependent of a family member’s health insurance, please go to the ward office or general branch office which you reside in and file a Loss of Qualification Form as soon as you receive the new insurance card. Please note that your National Health Insurance Card becomes invalid as of the day you enroll in employees’ health insurance.
Inquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Section of Ward Offices and Miyagi General Branch Office, Public Health and Welfare Section of Akiu General Branch Office

Pre/Post-partum National Health Insurance Premium Exemptions

National Health Insurance premiums will be exempted for four months from one month before the month your child’s expected delivery date or by the month the actual delivery day is in (in the case of multiple, exemption period will be six months from three months before).

Applications can be made six months before your expected delivery date or post-partum. When applying for the exemption pre-partum documents proving the expected day of birth are required
(ex. Maternal and Child Health Handbook).

Eligibility: Member of the NHI type 1 scheme and delivery date was after Feb. 1, 2019. The eligible period began from April 1, 2019.
Inquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Section of Ward Offices or Miyagi General Branch Office, Public Health and Welfare Section, Akiu General Branch Office

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

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 of any Ward Office and Miyagi General Branch Office, Public Health and Welfare Section of the Akiu General Branch Office

Satto Nihongo Club

Japanese language classes for elementary, junior high and high school children with roots in foreign countries. School curriculum study support is also given.

Class full term: Every Saturday 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m., from May 9, 2020 to February 27, 2021
*Excluding Summer and Winter breaks.
Class location: Aoba Ward Chuo Shimin Center (2-1-4 Ichibancho, Aoba-ku)
Eligibility: Elementary, junior high and high school students whose native language is not Japanese
Class fee: 500 yen as materials fee per half term (May to September, October to February)
Applications: Taken by phone from April 7, 2020
Inquiries: Aoba Ward Chuo Shimin Center TEL: 022-263-5010

Have you completed your Application for Citizen’s Health Check?

The deadline for applications for receiving a basic health check and cancer checks run by the city must be received by April 24, 2020. The application guideline is distributed at local Ward Offices, and Shimin Centers. Applications can also be completed on the City of Sendai’s official website. Please inquire for detailed information.
Inquiries: Home Health Section of Ward Offices
Public Health and Welfare Section of the Miyagi General Branch Office

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