TELL Lifeline is completely anonymous. We won’t ask your name or ask for any information you don’t wish to share.
Kids are welcome to call TELL Lifeline. Whatever the trouble is, no one will judge you or ask you personal questions.
Sorry, we can’t call you back or call a third party on your behalf.
TELL Lifeline is an English language service. If your English isn’t good, we can give you contact information for telephone counseling in other languages.
We can help you find a number, but we can’t call on your behalf.
We try to keep up-to-date information on a wide range of services including; emergency, counseling, medical, legal, business, daily life, transportation, education, government, social and public services.
If you are outside Tokyo dial, 03-5774-0992. If you are outside Japan dial, (81)-3-5774-0992.
Please call our Clinical Services Coordinator at 03-4550-1146 (English) or 03-4550-1147 (日本語), Monday to Friday 10am till 6pm.
To make appointments, TELL Counseling is open Monday to Friday from 10am til 6pm. Outside of these hours we have an answer machine. Counseling is available Monday to Saturday from 9am til 8pm, depending on counselor availability.
We are able to provide counseling in English, Japanese, German, French, and Spanish.
We require 24 hours notice for a cancellation, otherwise the full fee will be charged.
Please call TELL Counseling at 03-4550-1146 to cancel an appointment. If your call is not answered, please leave a message regarding the cancellation.
Please leave a message if you cannot get through. If you leave a message before 5pm on a weekday, we will endeavour to return your call on the same day. If you leave a message after 5pm on a weekday, weekend or holiday, we will return your call the next business day.
We provide counseling on a flexible sliding fee scale. The fee is calculated based on your monthly income. Please click on the link below for further details.
TELL relies on the support we receive from the community. Click here to find out more about how you can assist.
Become a telephone counselor or assist TELL with general operations. Click here for more information and application forms.