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​Asian American Resources in Your Area

Below are few links to help you get started with learning more about Asian American resources, services, and events in your community.

Community Resources in Massachusetts

ABCD Head Start
178 Tremont Street, 
Boston MA 02111
Head start and early childhood education, child care choices of Boston, adult education, elder services, energy and fuel services, family services, health, housing, immigration services, jobs and job training, money management, nutrition and food, youth programs

Asian American Civic Association (AACA)
87 Tyler Street, 5th Floor,
Boston, MA
Education, occupational training and social services

Asian American Service Association (AASA)
550 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA02170
Services for Asian seniors and families with children under age 4 in Quincy

Asian American Studies Program
UMASS Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd., Wheatley 2-97
Boston, MA 02125
The most ASAMST courses, faculty, and community linkages of any New England University

American Chinese Christian Educational & Social Services, Inc.
244 Harrison Avenue,
Boston, MA 02111
TEL: 617-426-1070
After school program, summer enrichment program, adult computer literacy, ESOL classes

Asian Community Development Corporation
38 Oak Street Boston, MA 02111
TEL: 617-482-2380
Workshops, service for youth and immigrants

Asian Mental Health Program
Cambridge Health Alliance
TEL: 617-591-6430 (x6020) 
Psychiatry, psychology, social work, and family therapy in a safe and sensitive setting

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence
TEL: 617-338-2350
Crisis call response; advocacy at courts, hospitals, housing, and social service agencies; emergency shelters; informal counseling to families; and outreach and education programs, including ESL classes and tutoring

Asian Women for Health
83 Wallace Street
Somerville, MA 02144
Advancing Asian women’s health and wellness through education, advocacy, and support.

Boston Asian: Youth Essential Service(Boston Asian YES)
199 Harrison Avenue,
Boston, MA 02111
Serving primarily Chinese and Vietnamese youth, include counseling, crisis intervention, school support, school and court advocacy, afterschool programs and activities

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
885 Washington Street, 
Boston, MA 02111
Adult education, after school program, early education and care, family child care, family services, recreation and fitness, youth center

DotHouse Health, Dorchester, MA  
Provides comprehensive primary care services with Adult, Family, Pediatrics and Women’s Health departments

Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center, Inc.
75 Kneeland Street, Suite 204, 
Boston, MA 02111
TEL: 617-357-0226
Social services, nutrition, adult day health care, social day care, transportation, housing, information and referral, employment and training, health education and promotion, lifeline emergency response and recreational activities

JB Line, Inc. (Japanese Bostonians Support Line)
TEL: 781-296-1800

Korean School of New England
Oak Hill Middle School
130 Wheeler Rd.,
Newton, MA 02459
Variety of language, cultural and historical courses every Saturday

Kwong Kow Chinese School
87 Tyler Street
Boston, MA 02111
Disseminates language and culture to Chinese and non-Chinese learners

Lexington Chinese School
221 Concord Ave.
Belmont, MA 02478

Malden YMCA
99 Dartmouth Street, 
Malden, MA 02148 
TEL: 781-324-7680
Fitness, healthy living, youth development

Multicultural HOME CARE
Office in Brighton / Lawrence / Lynn / Quincy
TEL: 1-800-983-6242
Provide education and home care services in a variety of languages, including English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Toishanese, Vietnamese, Khmer.

Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. (QARI)
1509 Hancock Street, Suite 209
Quincy, MA 02169
Information & referral services, translation, ESOL, outreach, volunteering and youth leadership

South Cove Community Health Center, Boston, MA  
885 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111-1415
TEL: 617-482-7555
Provides medical and behavioral health services as well as youth and family programs

The Vietnamese American Initiative for Development (VietAID)
Vietnamese American Community Center
42 Charles Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
Developing affordable housing and commercial space; providing small business technical assistance and micro-enterprise development; child care services

Communities Resources in Other States

According to the Census 2010, nearly three-fourths of all Asians lived in the following 9 states and in Massachusetts

1. California
Chinese Community Health Resource Center, San Francisco, CA
Preventive health, disease management, and research programs, English-Chinese health education materials

Chinatown Service Center
Health service, senior service, youth center, child development center, affordable housing

ARI Community Services
Employment service, youth program, refugee program

Asian Americans for Community Involvement(AACI)
Health, recovery, advocacy, shelter, youth development program, senior wellness program

2. Florida
Lealman and Asian Neighborhood Family Center (LANFC)
Family support, youth services, summer program, junior leader program, ESOL class, computer class for adult

3. Hawaii
Pan Asian Community Alliance
Neighborhood After School Academy, cultural enrichment & community outreach, citizenship and immigration class, interpreter and translation for educational, social service

4. Illinois
Filipino American Community Health Initiative of Chicago(FACHIC)
Health resource, health outreach, social work clinics

5. New Jersey
New Jersey Chinese Community Center
After school program, summer program, job training, elite preparatory academy and legal service

6. New York
Charles B. Wang Community Center, New York, NY
Service, advocacy, and research. English-Chinese health education materials available

7. Texas
Asian American Resource Center Nonprofit
Asian American health studies, advocacy, ESL classes, computer training for seniors, anti-bullying workshop, legal clinics

8. Washington
Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center (APALRC)
Legal service, legal education, housing and community development project

9. Ohio
Asian Services in Action, Inc.
Community health, cultural outreach, citizenship & immigration resources, senior service, child, youth
& family program