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Nobiru Kai Inc.

Human Services

Nobiru Kai Inc.

Japanese Newcomers Services

Bilingual social services for Japanese, including translation and interpretation, a drop-in center, library, educational and recreational activities.


Provides bilingual social services primarily for Japanese persons, including translation and interpretation. Drop-in center provides employment, housing and immigration information, cultural, educational and recreational activities, and information and referral. Offers a small library of Japanese books. A community board lists job openings, housing information and educational opportunities in Japanese. Publishes a bimonthly newsletter. A women's project offers peer counseling and group support.


Public Transit:

MUNI - 2 Clement, 3 Jackson, 4 Sutter, 38 Geary, 22 Fillmore.
1840 Sutter Street, Suite 207, San Francisco, CA 94115 37.78667 -122.430927 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Japanese

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



None. Donations requested for ESL classes and some events. Cash and checks accepted.


Japanese-speaking newcomers as well as the community-at-large



How to Apply:

Walk in or apply by phone.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County