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Living information magazine “Nishitokyo newsletter “

Entrusted by the City Office, we edit the “Nishitokyo newsletter” which is a living information magazine with articles extracted from the city bulletin and translated into several languages.
A hard copy of Nishitokyo Newsletter is available at the reception hall of City Offices), the local libraries and the Public Halls (Kominkan). It is issued on the 5th of each month. Free of charge.
Below is the extracted article of Nishitokyo Newsletter for your reference:

Latest issue of Nishitokyo newsletter, issued Nov 2020

Consierge for childbearing & child-raising, called “IKOIKO” started.

A midwife or a health nurse of IKOIKO will advise on how to live a pregnant life, to prepare for a new baby, and to care for a baby, with ease. Please visit IKOIKO, in the following cases, where equipped with tablet conputer terminals providing Tel.-TV interpretation facility;
〇Need advice on necessary preparation for the first childbearing.
〇 Need advice on child-raising, without proper persons available around to consult with.
〇 Need Nishitokyo City’s information on child-raising.
Place: Disaster Management & Hoya Health Care Welfare Center 4F (Nakamachi 1-1-5)
Reception Time: Weekdays, 9:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 16:00
Inquiry: Health Section ☎ 042-438-4037

Nishitokyo City private kindergartens invite FY 2021 enrollment invitation

◎Private Kindergartens: Application forms available from October 15 (Thursday). Application for individual kindergarten from November 1 (Sunday). Komine Kindergarten (465-7716), Tanashi Izumi Kindergarten (461-8466), Tanashi Fujimi Kindergarten (461-9553), Tanashi Mukougaoka Kindergarten (463-5492), Tsukushi Kindergarten (421-1551), Tokyo Joshi Gakuin Kindergarten (461-1783), Hinagiku Kindergarten (421-6058), Hibarigaoka Kindergarten (461-3876), Houjuin Kindergarten (421-1210), Midorigaoka Hoya Kindergarten (421-2678), Musashino University Kindregarten (468-3170), Meisei Kindergarten (461-8517), Yato Kindergarten (421-4940).
◎ Kindergartens-like facilities: Safran Aijien (455-8067), Tanpopo Infant School Room (461-0040).
◎Non-certified infant facilities: Infant Garden Donguri Korokoro (090-2638-2100).
Please make a direct inquiry at each kindergarten or facility.

Application for Pre-enrollment Support Fund of Schooling Expense Support (School Enrollment Preparation Fund)

Those who are admitted financially difficult to enter school are eligible to a supporting fund to bear costs of school supplies and commuting expenses necessary to go to school.
Eligible person: Having the registered domicle in Nishitokyo City, as of December 31, 2020 (Thursday), the eligible parent meets the conditions, with a child to enter elementary school or junior high school in the spring 2021. The conditions include that all the family members are exempted from the City Resident Tax, that they are receiving Childcare Allowance, or that they are evacuating from disarsters, etc.
Amount of the supporting fund: 51,060 for a fresh elementary school child. 60,000 for a fresh junior high school child.
Reception of the application: November 2 (Monday) through December 28 (Monday) at School Affairs Section (Tanashi 2nd City Office Bldg. 3rd Floor). December 7 (Monday) through 11 (Friday) at Hoya East Branch Office.
*Application via post not acceptable.
*The eligibility will be verified.
*Please refer to the City home web-site for detail eligible conditions and necessary papers.
Inquiry: School Affairs Section ☎ 042-420-2824

Multi-lingual Interpretation Service via Telephone-TV starts

From November 2, the service will be available at Nishitokyo Multicultural Center’s consultation without worries about foreign language barriers. Further, multi-lingual mime-interpretation will be available.
[Multicultural Center’s consultation services for foreigners]
Monday through Friday, 10:00 – 16:00 (except year-ends and new-year days, and holidays)
[Available languages] 15 languages, as follows;
English, Chinese, Korean, Portugese, Spanish, Philippines,Thai, Nepali, Hindustani, Vietnamese, French, Russian, Indonesian, Khmer, and Japanese.

Let’s enjoy Planetarium with easy Japanese

Let’s see together a beautiful star sky by planetarium at Tamarokuto Science Center. There you can enjoy talks about stars with easy Japanese.
Time: December 6 (Sunday), 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Persons invited: Persons of 1st grade of elementary school and over with foreign rootes.
*Junior High School or under pupils should be accompanied by an adult. The total 50 persons are invited.
Admission fee: 520 (210 for Elementary or Junior High School student)
*Entry to the Center before 5 p.m. requires additional admission fee.
* Application: Before or on November 24 (Tuesday), send a post card or via HP describing the name and the date of the event, the applicant name(by kanji and hiragana), age (school grade), zip code, address, and telephone number, to the Center (〒188-0014 Shibakubo-cho 5-10-64)  
* In case the applicants’ number will be over the above limit, lottery will be taken for selection, which resultant winners will receive the admission ticket.
Inquiry: Tamarokuto Science Center
☎ 042-469-6100

Keep Children from criminals

School rooms resuming and summer holidays ending, audinary daily life gradually has returned, however, the children’ exposure to the risk of criminals is not changed.
Bad persons approach children with varied manners or attractive talking.
Let your children assured repeatedly on the following matters;
① Not going together with a stranger who calls out to you.
② Not play alone.
③ When your children go out, assure on them where to go and when to come home.
④ Have your children to carry the crime prevention alarm kit with, even when they go out for play.
⑤ When a stranger calls out, your children shall notify someone adults around of it.
Further, it is important for the adults to reduce the time for children to be alone as much as possible, to find out dangerous spots around your home together with the family, and to make the society with less prone to crimes. Let’s keep security and comfort for the children, by the community people.
Crisis Management Section ☎ 042-438-4010

Nishitokyo Holiday Clinic

Always open on public holidays. Inquire medical services other than internal medicine.
Time : 10am ~ Noon, 1 pm~4 pm, 5 pm~9 pm
Where : Nakamachi Branch Building
( 1-1-5 Nakamachi TEL 424‐3331 )

Nishitokyo Newsletter is available at the reception hall of City Offices, the local libraries and the Public Halls (Kominkan). Issued on the 5th of each month. Free.

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