The Korean government and private organizations provide various services to assist the lives of foreigners & multi-cultural families such as Korean language/Korean culture education, and counselling. Such services from supporting agencies are helpful for foreigners & multi-cultural families who are unfamiliar with Korea.
Korean Language Education
Learning Korean is essential to enjoy life in Korea and to understand Korean culture. Fortunately, there are many agencies in Korea that provide free Korean language learning programs for foreigners & multi-cultural families. The Multicultural Family Support Center, Support Center for Foreign Workers, and Korean Language Institute are major examples of such agencies.
Education on Korean Cultures and Life in Korea
There are programs to help foreigners learn Korean cultures and lifestyles for their successful settlement in Korea. Lectures and practical experience opportunities are provided in such subjects as adaptation to Korean society, understanding of multicultural backgrounds, understanding of marriage and family, laws and human rights, etc.
Education on Informatization
Internet service is well developed in Korea. People can gain much information via the Internet. Administrative services and internet banking services are also available online. Currently, the Multicultural Family Support Center, Support Center for Foreign Workers, etc. provide education programs on informatization where participants can learn how to surf the Internet and how to use various computer programs.
Services are provided to foreigners & multi-cultural families who live in Korea, including counselling on their difficulties. Specifically, counselling services are classified to counselling for family matters, stay in Korea, work, law, etc.