Support for Foreign Residents

Yeonnam Global Village Center (http://global.seoul.go.kr/yeonnam/)

Yeonnam Global Village
Article Service Contents
Lifestyle Information/Counseling - Provide with total counseling service including living convenience
- Counseling in foreign languages including Chinese and English
Information Share Center - Newspapers, magazines, periodicals and related materials are available in the center
- Free internet available
- Support information sharing between nationals and foreigners (language exchange and culture exchange)
- Provide with meeting place for foreigners
- Produce and publish Center Newsletters
Education Program - Solve communication problems through Korean classes for foreigners in Seoul
- Support settlement in Korea by providing lectures on Korean life and culture (e.g. Korean calligraphy class)
Culture Experience Program - Promote exchange between Koreans and foreigners through mutual understandings of traditional cultures
- Non-scheduled offer of experience programs on Korean traditional culture and Seoul life
Global Volunteers’ Corp. - Period: January ~ December 2015 (Fridays, 3rd and last week)
- Targets: Foreigners residing in Seoul
- Visit, by landline and on-line registration
- Volunteer interpretation in the subway (3rd Friday, every month), volunteer food distribution at Mapo Senior Welfare Center (last Friday, every month)

Business Hours

- Mon. ~ Fri. 09:00~18:00

Location

- Hongik University Station (subway line 2), go straight to the left from exit 2, cross the street and proceed 150m to the right

Inquiries

- Yeonnam Global Village Center (☎02-6406-8151~3)

 

Mapo-gu Support Center for Multicultural Family (http://mapogu.liveinkorea.kr)

Business Hours

- Mon. ~ Fri. 09:00~18:00

How to Use

- Call or visit during business hours

Major Services

- Korean Language Education: Collective class, on-site class
- Integrated Education for Multi-cultural Family

Education for family, husband and wife, parents and children, on-site education for parents and on-site children support

- Provision of employment opportunity and educational support
- Multi-cultural family meeting
- Counseling for individuals and family
- Sharing arena for childcare information
- Sharing corps for multi-cultural families
- Recognition Improvement of multi-culture & promotion in regional society
- Reinforcement of regional society networks
- Supporting business for language development of multi-cultural children
- Business for fostering language genius
- Interpretation and translation business

Location

- Exit 8, Hapjeong Station (line 2 & 6)

Inquiries

- Mapo-gu Support Center for Multi-cultural Families (☎02-3142-5027~8)

 

Foreign Language Service, Dasan Call Center (Dial 120 without Area Code)

Business Hours

- 09:00~19:00, (Except Sat., Sun. and National Holidays)

How to Use

- Dial 120 without area code → ARS No. 9 → English (1), Chinese (2), Japanese (3), Vietnamese (4), Mongolian (5)

Services

- Lifestyle information, travel information, public transportation information, threeway translation and reservation service (hotels, performances, movies, tour-taxis for foreigners)

 

On-line Government Service『Minwon 24』 (www.minwon.go.kr)

『 Minwon 24』is the on-line government portal service to refer to, apply for, browse and issue the civil documents on line at any time without visiting administrative agencies.

Major Services for Foreigners

- Civil Service Information. Application page is available in 7 languages (English, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Mongolian)
- Documents covering applications, reports and verification may be issued at once regarding foreigner registration, residence, employment, marriage and naturalization
- Integrated information and useful websites are available on benefits, events or education nationwide

 

Help Line for Foreign Workers by Native Language

Business Hours

- Mon. ~ Sun. 09:00~18:00
- Lunch Hour: 12 p.m. ~ 1 p.m.
- On-duty service on Saturdays (some languages may not be available)

Services

- Various counseling and information, call-back service and 3-way calling service

Phone No

- 1644-0644 + extension No. of each country

Operating Agency

- Korea Foreign Workers Support Center (www.migrantok.org) (☎02-6900-8000)