Health Resources

Call centers with English support

TELL (Tokyo English Life Line)

Has broad spectrum support, and specializes in suicide prevention.


QWRC (Queer and Women’s Resource Centre)

Focuses more on queer and female support.


Hospitals with English support

This PDF is a list of Hospitals from Hakodate to Wakkanai that have English support. It also tells you what they specialize in, address and contact details. Check it out.

HIV Testing and Consultation

If you want to be tested for HIV, keep in mind that to obtain an accurate result you should wait at least two months after what you think may have caused an HIV infection before getting tested. 

Circle Sapporo

Circle Sapporo offers free and confidential HIV testing with English support (only HIV testing). You can make an appointment online and you get your results one week after your appointment.

Address: 7F, Asahikawa Shinyo Kinko Bld., Minami 1-jo Nishi 6-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo.(It is the building next to Tokyu Hands)

Hours: From 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturdays

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Red Ribbon Sapporo

Monthly HIV Testing on the second Tuesday of every month. Takes about 40 minutes from test to results. (Some Japanese suggested) 

Sign up: 011-222-4894.

Address: 札幌市中央保健センター(札幌市中央区南3条西11丁目)

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Sexual Health 

Iwazawa Urology Clinic

Iwazawa Urology Clinic is an LGBTQ friendly clinic with English speaking staff!
Walk-ins on Saturday morning.

Address: 〒060-0061 Hokkaido Prefecture, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, Minami 1 Jonishi, 16 Chome (in the Rebun Building 2F)

Tel: (011) 613-6000

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