What does SAME
(Shizuoka City Association for Multicultural Exchange) do?
SAME strives to promote cultural
understanding through various activities including the promotion
of volunteer work, international exchange, and sister city
The SAME Shizuoka
office is open from Monday to Friday 8:30-17:15 (1F CCC 5-1
Ote-machi, Aoi-ward, Shizuoka city, Tel: 054-273-5931).
It takes about ten minutes on foot from JR Shizuoka Station.
The SAME Shimizu
office is open from Monday to Friday 8:30-17:15 (2F Shizuoka City Hall, Shimizu office, 6-8 Asahi-cho, Shimizu-ward, Shizuoka city, Tel: 054-354-2009).
It takes about five
minutes on foot from Shin Shimizu Station (Shizutetsu train).
and Information provided in foreign languages
Information you can find
at the SAME main office (Shizuoka) and the SAME Shimizu
City maps, List
of hospitals that can perform medical exams in foreign languages,
List of Japanese language course in Shizuoka City (guide
board at the Shizuoka office offers a wide variety of information
can be viewed weekdays and Saturdays until 21:00.
If you cannnot
visit or call the SAME office during the hours the native
speaking counselor is working, you may seek advice via e-mail.
We will get back
to you as soon as we can but please realize this might take
Also note that
depending on the subject of the question it may not be possible
to supply complete detail by e-mail alone.