Documented is continuously surveying Chinese immigrants in New York. In our conversations, we ask respondents “If you know of a new Chinese immigrant, where do you suggest he/she seek help or attend activities to get involved in the local community quickly?” Among the responses we received, these are some of the Chinese organizations that were mentioned.
We will also update this guide regularly based on community members’ input. If you think other Chinese organizations serving immigrants in New York should be considered to be included in the list, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a Chinese immigrant in NYC looking for in-language and culturally competent resources or services, the following is a list of Chinese organizations and resources available.
- Chinese-American Planning Council is the nation’s largest Asian American social services organization and it is the trusted partner to 60,000 individuals and families striving to achieve goals in their education, family, community and career. It welcomes Chinese community members at every stage of life to over 50 high-quality programs at 35 sites in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens in New York.
Address: 150 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012
For more contact info, please check here.
- Brooklyn Chinese-American Association is a community-based not-for-profit human service agency founded in 1988 in response to the growing needs of the Asian-American communities in the Sunset Park, Borough Park, and Bay Ridge sections of Brooklyn. Its programs include Early Childhood Education, EarlyLearn, Head Start and Pre-K programs, After School Programs, Adult Literacy, Senior Services and Social Services.
Address: 4204 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11232
- Chinatown Manpower Project provides vocational training, employment services, educational programs and economic development opportunities to disadvantaged immigrants and refugees throughout New York City. With assistance from both private and public funding sources, CMP helps individuals take full advantage of all opportunities to succeed in their new environment. It has extended its efforts to reach new constituencies and expand services to include career counseling and job placement, ESL courses, youth programs, high-tech computer training, and business development programs.
Address: 55 Chrystie St., 2nd FL, New York, NY 10002
Mailing Address: 55 Chrystie St., RM 209, New York, NY 10002
(212) 571 – 1690 (General Inquiries)
(212) 571 – 1698 (Small Business Assistance)
(646) 292 – 9680 (ESL Classes for Youths and Adults, NDA Opportunity Youth)
(646) 292 – 9679 (SYEP, WLG, and other youth internship programs)
(646) 292 – 9670 (Chinese School)
- Parent-Child Relationship Association is a non-profit organization founded by a group of immigrant parents living in the Sunset Park and Dyker Heights neighborhoods of Brooklyn, New York — two neighborhoods with a large percentage of immigrant residents who do not speak English. It organizes its members to get involved in community service events. Through its actions, it promotes social and community activism among immigrant community members and helps deepen the bond between parents and children by having them engage in actions together. It offers programs such as Family Support, Multi Social Services, Community Engagement & Holiday Event, Civic Engagement, Youth Initiative, and Mental Health awareness.
Address: 909 58th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219
- Fu Jian Association in USA is a non-profit community organization in Flushing. It promotes education, social services, Chinese culture and community activities among Fujianese in NYC.
Address:33-70 Prince St. #CA 19, Flushing, NY 11354
- Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association is the oldest community organization in Chinatown. The parent organization of the Chinese Community Center, the CCBA was founded in 1883 and has represented and served the needs of Chinese Americans in New York City ever since. Currently, CCBA represents the Chinese-Americans living in the Greater New York Metro area. CCBA provides social services, personal and commercial conflict resolution and mediations. It promotes Chinese traditions and cultural heritage, youth services, small businesses and Chinese-American interests. It engages in charitable activities, educational and recreational activities. It is also an umbrella organization of 60 member organizations representing a cross-section of New York’s Chinese community.
Address: 62 Mott Street, New York, NY 10013
- Homecrest Community Services is a non-profit organization that provides community-based, multi-social services for seniors and immigrant families living in Southern Brooklyn. Its mission is to help the Asian American immigrant community and other disadvantaged persons to thrive through advocacy, civic engagement, and collaboration in partnerships.
HCS Sheepshead Bay Center
Address: 1413 Avenue T, Brooklyn, NY 11229
Center Hours: 8:30AM – 3:30PM
HCS Bensonhurst Center
Address: 7907 New Utrecht Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11214
Telephone: 718-627-7960 / 347-254-6941
Center Hours: 7:30AM – 2:30PM
- Asian Americans for Equality is s a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Founded in 1974 in Manhattan’s Chinatown to advocate for equal rights, AAFE has transformed in the past four decades to become one of the city’s leading housing, social service and community development organizations.
Manhattan Central Office Address: 2 Allen St., Suite 7A
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