List of contacts

Illustration: Nanami Minami

【How/where can I ask for help if I suspect trafficked victims or if I have been trapped in slavery?】
NFSJ introduced the UNODC’s “Human Trafficking Indicators”.
http://www.unodc.org/pdf/HT_indicators_E_LOWRES.pdf

What could you do if you suspect a trafficked victim who might fit in the indicators of UNODC? Following is a list of contacts where you can report to and/or consult. (As of August 2016)

General contacts for the victims of human trafficking and exploitation
The Police
tel.: 110 (There are English speaking operators 24h)
The Metropolitan Police Department
tel.: 03-3503-8484 (Special number for foreigners Mon.- Fri. 8:30am to 5:15pm)
The Human Rights Counseling Service
English: tel.: 0570-090-911 (Mon.- Fri. 9am to 4pm) https://www.jinken.go.jp/soudan/PC_AD/0101_en.html
Chinese: tel.: 0570-050-110 (Mon.- Fri. 9am to 4pm) https://www.jinken.go.jp/soudan/PC_AD/0101_zh.html
Human Rights Counseling Offices for Foreigners (scroll down to see English)
The list of foreign embassies and consulates in Japan
The Regional Immigration Bureaus
tel.: 0570−013904 or 03−5796−7112 (multilingual)
http://www.immi-moj.go.jp/english/zinsin/index.html
(find your language in the right column)
Yorisoi Hotline
http://279338.jp/yorisoi/foreign/
(scroll down to see your language)
https://www.facebook.com/yorisoi2foreigners
toll free: 0120-279-338 (For service in foreign languages, press 2 after the initial guidance.)
toll free: 0120-279-226 (Specialized line for foreigners in Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima) fax.: 03−3868−3811
Counseling contacts for sex trafficking victims
The Counseling Center for Women-Anti Trafficking Project
tel.: 03−3368−8855(Mon.-Fri. 10:00am to 5:00pm)
 Language: Japanese, English, Thai, Tagalog, Spanish (Language available may vary according to day and time.)
tel.: 045−914−7008(Mon.-Fri. 10:00am to 5:00pm)
 Language: Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Thai, Tagalog, Spanish, Portuguese, English
Counseling contacts for labor exploitation victims
Consultation and Support Services for Trainees and Technical Interns(JITCO)
http://www.jitco.or.jp/english/information_trainees_interns/index6-5.html
toll free: 0120-022332 or 03-4306-1111
fax.: 03-4306-1114
letter: JITCO Native-Language Consultation, Igarashi Building 2-11-5 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0023