In an ongoing effort to unite the community, the Sampan Newspaper’s Community Directory is the community’s resource to find organizations, services, restaurants, and other establishments around New England that cater to the Asian American population.
To add your establishment’s details to the Community Directory, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of your agency and a short mission statement.
Serving immigrants from around the world, Asian American Civic Association (AACA) is a multi-service multi-generational center that provides education, occupational training and social services enabling our clients to realize lasting economic self-sufficiency.
ACCESS has been built on the belief that we are called to serve the whole person and family, demonstrating our faith through what we do as much as what we say. To empower Chinese families in and around Boston, with a focus on immigrant communities, bridging cultures and generations with a holistic Christian approach.
Founded in 1979 as one of the Boston area’s first pan-Asian organizations, the Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW) is an intergenerational social justice nonprofit that promotes Asian American identity while addressing contemporary issues affecting our communities. We are based in Chinatown and focused on the Boston area.
The Asian Community Development Corporation, a community-based organization, is committed to high standards of performance and integrity in serving the Asian American community of Greater Boston, with an emphasis on preserving and revitalizing Boston’s Chinatown.
ATASK is a nonprofit, community organization that serves pan-ethnic Asian survivors/victims of domestic violence in the Boston/Greater Boston and Lowell areas. We offer free services such as legal advocacy, shelter and one-on-one advocacy and support in 17 different Asian languages including: Cantonese, Mandarin, Taiwanese and Shanghainese. Everyone deserves respect, love and equitable relationships. If you are dealing with domestic violence, please do not hesitate to call our 24-hour multilingual helpline: 617-338-2355.
The mission of BCNC is to ensure that the children, youth, and families that we serve have the resources and support to achieve greater economic success and social well-being.
Quincy Asian Resources, Inc.’s (QARI) mission is to foster and improve the social, cultural, economic and civic lives of Asian Americans and their families to benefit Quincy and its neighboring communities. Through collaborations and partnerships, we provide culturally competent services including adult education programs, youth development, and cultural events as well as information and referrals to public and other community organizations.
The Wang YMCA of Chinatown is dedicated to improving the health of mind, body, and spirit of individuals and families in our communities. We welcome men and women, boys and girls of all incomes, faiths and cultures.
At Buds and Blossoms, children learn Mandarin while developing all their natural gifts and talents. Our child-centered philosophy and beautifully appointed classrooms enable children to grow and thrive as individuals, while learning the importance of being a caring member of a community.
The Kwong Kow Chinese School’s mission is to disseminate Chinese language and culture to Chinese and non-Chinese learners through formal and informal learning opportunities. We strive to bridge Western and Eastern cultures, and to integrate the best education traditions of both to nurture tomorrow’s global citizens.
We seek to provide a challenging academic program that gives all students the means to meet high standards and achieve their best, to foster sound habits of mind and action, and to instill in our students such virtues as integrity, respect and self discipline.
RSM–MetroWest, located in Framingham, is an after-school educational program for children in grades K-12 that offers top-quality instruction in mathematics, SAT preparation, and a number of other programs, such as chess and creative writing. It is an affiliate of the Russian School of Mathematics, Inc.in Newton. Classes are offered after school, on weekends, and in the summer and are taught by leading professionals from both academia and industry. The school holds optional and age-appropriate math puzzle contests every month with prizes for all participants and also takes part in national math contests, such as Math Olympiads, Math Kangaroo, and the AMC 8, 10, and 12 (free classes are offered to help registered students prepare for these competitions).
The mission of CCBA of New England is to unite all members of the Chinese community; to promote and preserve Chinese culture and tradition; to further the cause of freedom and democracy; to safeguard the rights and ensure equality of members of the Chinese community; to provide affordable housing to the Chinese community; to enhance the general welfare of the Chinese community.
Founded in 1992, the Chinese Historical Society of New England is the first educational organization dedicated solely to documenting, preserving and promoting the history and legacy of Chinese immigration and settlement in New England.
South Cove Community Health Center (‘South Cove’) is the premier Asian community health center of Massachusetts. Founded in 1972, South Cove provides medical and behavioral health services and youth and family programs for approximately 25,000 clients at four locations in the greater Boston area.
Tufts Medical Center is a world-class academic medical center conveniently located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts, home to both a full-service hospital for adults and Floating Hospital for Children.
Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center is a nonprofit organization that has been serving the Asian elderly since 1972. A comprehensive network of culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate programs and services is available to accommodate the needs of the Chinese-speaking elders so that they can maintain their independence and wellness at home.
South Cove Manor at Quincy Point is a state-of-the-art rehabilitation and nursing center located in Quincy, Massachusetts. With beautifully appointed private and enhanced semi-private rooms, open concept “courtyards” for socializing and dining, and a spacious rehabilitation suite, South Cove is the perfect place for either short- term rehabilitation or an extended stay.
Houses of worship
The Boston Chinese Evangelical Church is a Bible-believing, non-denominational, local body of believers whose purpose is to glorify God through worshiping God, edifying believers and sharing Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior by word and deed to the greater Boston Chinese community and the world, as guided by the Bible and the Holy Spirit.
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