Home (日本語)


+By article
+By author
+By issue
+By language
+By location
+By topic
+By year
+Random article
+What links here

Sister Sites

+Mind the Gap
+Portable Alien

Tsukuba Info

+City Hall
+Tsukuba Map
+Tsukuba Orientation
+Tsukuba Wiki

Support AT

+Advertise on AT
+Buy AT stuff
+Donate to AT
+Submit an article
+Take a survey

For Staff

+AT Workspace


+Contact us

Tokyo English Life Line Calendars Available

Author: Author unknown, Issue: October 1996, Topic: Advice

Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) is a non-profit community service organization dedicated to helping foreigners with advice and counseling on the wide variety of problems them may run into living in Japan. Every year, they put out a very useful and informative planning calendar as both a community service and a means of raising funds for their operations. Instead of a picture of some beautiful scenery or whatever at the top of the calendar, each page is filled with information including telephone numbers for embassies, airlines, hotels, and about anything else of a public nature that foreign residents of the Tokyo area might want to know. It is nicely arranged and serves as a really handy tool for looking up such information.

The 1500 yen price may seem a bit steep for a calendar, but it's a good way to both get a useful tool as well as contribute a little bit to a very worthy cause. Several are available through the Alien Times, or you can order directly from TELL. The TELL numbers given in previous issues of the AT and in "Life in Tsukuba", etc. are now out-of-date, as TELL has moved its offices since then. The new numbers are as follows: 03-5721-4347 for the regular TELL hot-line (hours 9 am to 4 pm and 7 to 11 pm daily); 03-5721-4455 for making appointments for face-to-face counseling at their counseling center; 03-5721-4334 for their special AIDS hot-line (hours 7-10 pm Sundays through Thursdays) and a separate line for telephone counseling in the Tagalog language of the Philippines (6:30 to 9:30 pm Tuesdays only).

<< The Convenience of Prepaid Railway Cards | Master Index | A Few Recycled Words about Garbage >>

Alien Times Sponsors

The advertisements that appear on paper and online versions of The Alien Times do not necessarily represent the views of the Alien Times. The Alien Times takes no responsibility for any transactions that occur between advertisers and readers.

The authors of articles that appear in Alien Times reserve the right to copyright their work. Please DO NOT copy any articles that appear in Alien Times without first receiving permission from the author of the article (when known) or the Alien Times Editor.

Funded by the Tsukuba Expo'85 Memorial Foundation, Printed by Isebu