Korea By Numbers : Phone numbers you should keep on hand

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Need advice or assistance while in Korea? English-language help is just a phone call away.

 

 

[Non-Emergency Numbers]

 

Korea By Numbers : Phone numbers you should keep on hand

 

  • 1330 : Korea Travel Hotline

http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/index.kto

Through this number, the Korea Tourism Organization offers free, 24-hour travel advice and interpretation. This service can be very useful in resolving travel problems. If your car breaks down, you can’t communicate with a ticket vendor, or you can’t find a place to sleep for the night, this hotline can help!

 

  • 02-2075-4130~1 : Seoul Global Center

http://global.seoul.go.kr/

The Seoul Global Center is the most versatile service on this list. Established to help foreigners living in Seoul, the Center can help you with everything from the challenges of daily life (banking, job hunting, apartment rental, Korean government services, etc.) to personal emergencies (legal advice, immigration problems, etc.)

 

 

[Emergency Contacts]

 

Korea By Numbers : Phone numbers you should keep on hand

 

  • 119 : Fire and Ambulance

Like 911 in the United States, 119 connects you with the fire department and emergency medical services.

 

  • 112 : Police

http://cyber112.police.go.kr/eng/bbs/view.do?nttId=10532&bbsId=B0000053&menuNo=500023

To report an emergency to the police, call 112.

 

  • 1577-1391 : Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse

The Center responds to reports of child abuse or neglect.

 

  • 117 : School or Domestic Violence

This police hotline is dedicated solely for reporting and counseling related to domestic violence or school violence.

 

  • 1588-9191 : Suicide Prevention Hotline

http://www.lifeline.or.kr

Lifeline Korea offers 24-hour counseling and reporting to prevent suicide.

 

  • 02-338-5801~2 or 02-338-2890 : Korea Sexual Violence Relief Center

http://sisters.or.kr/index.php/subpage/english/1

Provides counseling for victims of sexual violence.

 

  • 1577-1366 : Support Center for Women Hotline

Provides comprehensive services for women who are victims of crime.

 

 

[Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Korea]

 

Korea By Numbers : Phone numbers you should keep on hand

 

http://embassy.goabroad.com/embassies-in/south-korea

 

There are about 140 foreign embassies and consulates in Korea, so you can contect them any time of the day or night if you need help with a medical emergency, have been arrested, or need to inform them of the death of their citizen.

 

 

 

 

 

Korea By Numbers : Phone numbers you should keep on hand

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