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When parents or guardians are temporarily unable to care for their child at home due to illness or childcare fatigue, they may ask for their child to be placed in the care of a foster home institution for children or infants. Please note that this service is unavailable when the number of families requesting it exceeds the capacity of the institution.
For children under age 18 living within Fukuoka City
Household receiving public assistance
Single-parent household and/or Municipal-tax-exempt household
|Your child's age||Under 2 years old||Free of charge||5,350yen|
|Over 2 years old||Free of charge||2,750yen|
As a rule, this service may be used for up to 7 days.
Please go to the Family and Child Consultation Room of each ward office to complete the necessary procedures to apply for this service.
※However, in urgent cases, such as on weekends, please go directly to the facility.
|Institution Name||Telephone number|
|Foster Home Facilities for Children||Wajiro Seishoen||092-606-2109|
|Fukuoka Child Care Center||092-621-2241|
|Fukuoka Children's House||092-803-1217|
|Foster Home Facilities for Infants||Fukuoka Infant Care Center||092-573-7025|
|Mizuho Infant Care Center||092-871-6172|
|Fukuoka City Child & Family Support Center||SOS Children's Village||092-805-6800|
Family and Child Counseling Section, Child Care Support Division, inside the Health and Welfare Center of each ward office
Telephone number： 092-645-1072
Telephone number： 092-419-1084
Telephone number： 092-718-1104
Telephone number： 092-559-5124
Telephone number： 092-833-4104
Telephone number： 092-833-4357
Telephone number： 092-895-7069