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  1. home
  2. Living in Dongjak
  3. Support for Multicultural Families
  4. Counseling & Education for Multicultural Families

Counseling & Education for Multicultural Families

What is a Multicultural Family?

  • A multicultural family refers to a family with a variety of cultures such as a family with mixed couples (a Korean man + a migrant woman, a Korean woman + a migrant man) and a migrant family (foreign workers, international students, North Korean refugees, etc.).
    What is a Multicultural Family
    Type Description
    Families with mixed couples
    • A child between a Korean father and a foreign mother
    • A child between a Korean mother and a foreign father
    Families with foreign workers
    • A child between foreign workers residing in Korea
    • A foreign family that moved to Korea
    Other migrant families
    • A child of an international student or a North Korean refugee

Danuri Call Center (☎1577-1366) for Counseling for Migrant Women

  • Counseling and support
    • Marriage immigrants can receive counseling services when they are placed in difficult circumstances including family violence, sexual violence, sexual harassment, prostitution, family conflict, marital conflict, and divorce. They may receive free medical care and free legal counseling. If a female victim wants to be separated from the assailant, she may enter a shelter. If the victim and her children want a long-term stay, the Center provides a long-term shelter after a screening process.
  • 13 languages (Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, English, Tagalog (Filipino), Mongolian, Russian, Thai, Khmer (Cambodian), Japanese, Uzbek, Lao, and Nepali)

Educational Programs and Counseling for Multicultural Families

  • Support for children from multicultural families
    • Preschool children: Korean speaking, listening, writing, reading, and elementary mathematics
    • Schoolchildren: Korean education and after-school academy
  • Educational programs and counseling for parents participating in the multicultural camp
    • Educational programs for parents from multicultural families (Korean language, culture, infant care, parenting, etc.)
    • Mentoring service for marriage immigrants
    • Communication between participants (introduction of various cultures such as food, culture, language, and countries)
    • Strengthening community network through an agreement with other organizations