Service Name: 24/7 Hotline (Japanese Community)



Location Name: South Bay Office (LTSC)

  • Accessibility: ADA accessible
  • Physical Address: 1964 West 162nd Street, Gardena, CA, 90247
  • Mailing Address: 1964 West 162nd Street, Gardena, CA, 90247
  • Description: COVID-19 update (9/14/20): Service Center offices remain open and are following CDC guidelines. Services are also being offered by phone. Please call for more information.

    Operates two hotlines providing crisis counseling and referrals to Japanse American community. Residents may also drop-in to service centers for assistance.

    Hotline services include:

    Nikkei Helpline (24/7): helps with wide-range of issues including, but not limited to:
    • Substance use 
    • Domestic violence
    • Traffic accident issues
    • Immigration and education

    Ryugakusei Hotline: information and referral services to Japanese students living in the U.S. Helps students experiencing isolation with an array of issues including:
    • Immigration
    • Mental health
    • Relationships
    • Substance use
    • Auto accident issues
    • landlord-tenant matters
  • Website:
  • Phone(s): 800-645-5341, 800-645-5341
  • Hours: Nikkei Helpline: 24/7Ryugakusei Hotline: Mon-Fri: 10am-5pmService Centers: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm, closed: noon-1pm
  • Eligibility: Japanese Americans and Japanese students living in the U.S.
  • Requirements: None
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