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Support Groups and Assistance

 If you need to talk to someone while working as a JET in Japan,
please contact one of the offices listed here for assistance.
Whether it is regarding your work life, personal issues, or stress from life in
a foreign country. These lines are free to use, and completely confidential.
**Please note, the CLAIR JET Line in the graphic below has been discontinued.**


image courtesy of Shimane PA Resources

Every day:

Established in 1973, TELL Lifeline offers free, anonymous telephone counseling and support across Japan from 9am to 11pm daily. Telephone counselors are trained to respond to emergency crisis calls, as well as offering emotional support for everyday problems, relationship issues and stress, for all ages and cultural backgrounds.
Dial 03-5774-0992
  • 8:00pm to 7:00am, the AJET Peer Support Group is available at 050-5534-5566. The AJET Peer Support Groups also provide resources on their website for various private medical concerns, or issues you may have should you need them.

The AJET Peer Support Group (AJET PSG) is an anonymous and confidential listening and referral service for the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET [1]), and can be contacted every night of the year from 8pm to 7am at 050-5534-5566 (or voice call (not IM) via Skype at AJETPSG).

AJET Peer Support Group
Tokushima PSG Information
Dial 050-5534-5566
(voice calls only, no IM)