The City of Nagoya runs a program to provide assistance with the necessary costs involved in attending school, such as school lunches, supplies and other expenses, for families for whom children's attendance in school is difficult due to financial circumstances.
Eligibility is limited to parents receiving a dependent child allowance (jidō fuyō teate / 児童扶養手当), households whose income is below a specific amount, etc.
For details, please refer to the Notice regarding School Support (Sep. 2019 to Aug. 2020) (shūgaku enjo no o-shirase / 就学援助のお知らせ（令和元年9月～令和２年8月分）) distributed at your child's elementary or junior high school, or the official City of Nagoya website.
Applications: Please submit the application form attached to the Notice regarding School Support to your child's school.
Inquiries: City of Nagoya Board of Education (kyōiku iinkai / 教育委員会) School Affairs Division (gakuji-ka / 学事課) (Phone: 052-972-3217; Fax: 052-972-4175), or your child's school.