Drop-In Services and Membership Activities

We provide drop-in information, referrals and know-your-rights counseling on a wide range of issues.  Drop-in services include helping to read letters, make phone calls, and trouble shooting issues around consumer, benefit, and immigration issues.  We also help citizens register to vote, provide electoral  information, and help Chinese immigrants process their proof of living document to receive retirement benefits from China.  Drop-in services are available Monday-Wednesday 9AM-5PM and Saturday 10AM-12PM.  Consultation regarding worker rights is available on Mondays 1-3PM or by appointment.  Consultation on tenant rights issues are available by appointment.

Membership activities include a weekly “tea time,” field trips and social gatherings, as well as a variety of educational workshops and activities to promote US-China friendship.  Major annual events include

  • Lunar New Year Banquet
  • Chinatown Bike-A-Thon
  • Summer Picnic
  • Thanksgiving Lunch Gathering


Upcoming Events


October 6, 2017

CHINATOWN S.O.S.! Short-Term Rental Regulation Tour

CHINATOWN S.O.S.! Residential Chinatown is at risk of fading away and being unaffordable for working families! Our Short-Term Rental Regulation Tour through Chinatown explored existing short-term rentals and culminated at the State House where we heard from elected officials in support of regulation.

August 17, 2017

Chinatown Right to Remain Efforts in the News

REMAIN, RECLAIM, REBUILD our Community! CPA's work is featured by the Boston Globe and the Baystate Banner. Community activism helps out the neighborhood to protect the rights of the residents.