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To help multicultural families live a stable family life, the center offers various programs which focus on educations, counseling, and cultural activities, including Korean language education at 217 local centers nationwide.

What are the Multicultural Family Support Centers? Shortcut

Multicultural Family Support Centers provide family education, counseling and cultural services for multicultural families, to support the adaptation of immigrant women to Korean society in their initial stages of settling, and to help multicultural families lead stable family lives.

What is the Korean Institute Healthy Family ? Shortcut

The Korean Institute Healthy Family manages the development and distribution of programs and manuals, HR development, and programs for the operation of the Multicultural Family Support Centers of Korea.


Organizations and their Responsibilities

Korean Institute for Healthy Family Support of Multicultural Family Support Centers
  • Operation of pilot projects and program development ;
  • Building of human resource capabilities through training
  • Center support and evaluation
  • Resource linkage and promotion
Program management of programs for the creation of bilingual environments
Program management of multicultural youth language development support programs
Program management of marriage immigrant translation/interpretation services
Provision of informational services for multicultural families
Program for improved recognition of multicultural families
Program management of regional multicultural programs
Multicultural Family Integrated Services Call Center 1577-1366
Base Centers < Status as of 2015>
※1 center in each of the 16 metropolises and provinces (16 in all)
  • 1. Multicultural Family Support Center in Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
  • 2. Multicultural Family Support Center in Namgu, Busan
  • 3. Multicultural Family Support Center in Donggu, Daegu
  • 4. Multicultural Family Support Center in Bupyeong-gu, Incheon
  • 5. Multicultural Family Support Center in Bukgu, Gwangju
  • 6. Multicultural Family Support Center in Daejeon
  • 7.Multicultural Family Support Center in Nam-gu, Ulsan
  • 8.Multicultural Family Support Center in Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do
  • 9.Multicultural Family Support Center in Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
  • 10.Multicultural Family Support Center in Goesan-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do
  • 11.Multicultural Family Support Center in Asan-si, Chungcheongnam-do
  • 12.Multicultural Family Support Center in Iksan-si, Jeollabuk-do
  • 13.Multicultural Family Support Center in Suncheon-si, Jeollanam-do
  • 14.Multicultural Family Support Center in Gumi-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
  • 15.Multicultural Family Support Center in Gyeongsangnam-do
  • 16.Multicultural Family Support Center in Jeju-si, Jeju-do
ㆍ Development and distribution of information on support for multicultural families suited to the local characteristics
ㆍ Provision of program-related support for and management of the local multicultural family support center
ㆍServing as a channel between the central management agency and the local center
ㆍOperation of a cooperative network among the local center and the relevant agencies
ㆍMatters requested by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family concerning support programs for multicultural families
Regional Centers Family: Creation of bilingual environment programs, programs for the improvement of family relations, etc.
Gender equality: Spouse/couple education, preparatory/spouse educational programs, etc.
Human rights: Educational programs for understanding multiculturalism, education for improving sensitivity to human rights, etc.
Social integration: Educational programs for basic employment culture, linkage with specialized agencies for job training, multicultural family volunteer organization, multicultural family self-help groups, etc.
Counseling: Family/individual/group counseling, case management, emergency crisis/family emergency support, etc.
Promotion and resource linkage: community promotion, community networking, etc.
Specialized Projects
  • Multicultural family in-home education
  • Support of multicultural youths language development support programs
  • Marriage immigrant translation/interpretation services (for pilot programs)
  • Marriage immigrant translation/interpretation services
  • Programs for multicultural family life instructors (for pilot programs)
  • Korea Language Programs for Local Government (commissioned programs)