Financial Assistance for the Disabled
(1) Welfare Allowance for Disabled Children (up to 20 years old) (Shogaiji Fukushi Teate) & Special Allowance for the Disabled (over 20 years old) (Tokubetsu Shogaisha Teate): For severely disabled people who need nursing care in everyday living.
(2) Special Child Support Allowance (Tokubetsu Jido Fuyo Teate): For guardians who raise children (under 20 years old) with disabilities.
For all allowances: *Income restrictions apply. *Those who live in disabled people’s facilities are not eligible. Applications are accepted anytime at Ward Offices’ Health and Welfare Centers. Other restrictions apply, so please check with your local ward office about the details.
To Apply: Contact your local ward office’s Health and Welfare Center or (1) Kenko Fukushi-kyoku Shogai Jiritsu Shien-ka (045) 671-3891 (Japanese), or (2) Kodomo Seishonen-kyoku Kodomo Katei-ka (045) 680-1189 (Japanese)