Child-rearing Support

SICPF is providing assistance with parenting support services and helps connect with other mothers in the area so that foreign parents can experience childbirth and raising a child with peace of mind.
*To prevent the spread of COVID-19, We hold online seminars only for the time being.

Parenting seminars & consultations for foreign parents

We hold seminars for foreign parents who raise children in Sapporo.
You can hear about child-raising in Japanese, English, and Chinese. After the seminar, you can consult experts about parenting questions and worries.

Date & Time Lecturer Theme Handout(s)
2021. Oct. 8 (Fri.)
Staff from the Bureau for the Future of Children Applying to Public Daycare Centers  

2021. Sep. 16 (Thu.)

Dec.4 (Sat.)

Nutritionist from the Bureau for the Future of Children Food for babies and toddlers. Online Communication Salon for Foreign Parents (Mogu-mogu Oshaberi)  

Dispatch of community interpreter

We dispatch Sapporo Community Interpreters for free to public health nurse home visits (infant check-ups), etc.
In addition, community interpreters can be used for procedures at daycare centers and health centers.
To use this service, please contact SICPF at least 5 days prior to the day you want an interpreter to be sent out.

"Sapporo Childcare Guide" English version

We create and distribute the English version of the "Sapporo Childcare Guide," published by the City of Sapporo.

In addition, multilingual materials on parenting can be found here.