message from CCBA
Welcome to the official
website of the Chinese
Association, the oldest service
organization in Chinatown
established in 1883.
The Chinese Consolidated
Benevolent Association (CCBA) is one of the
oldest community organizations 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. Historically it has performed a
quasi-governmental role in the Chinese
community. Throughout its history, business
ownership has been a goal of many residents
of Chinatown, and has been supported both
financially, and through training, by the
Currently, the CCBA
represents the Chinese-Americans living in
the Greater New York Metro area.
Internally, the CCBA is the hinge that keeps
the Chinese-American community intact and
vigorous. Specifically, the CCBA:
here for a full description of CCBA)
(For details please click "Services"
Adult English Classes - Provides
low cost English lessons to new immigrants.
Naturalization Service - Working
the DYCD and the Chinese Voters Federation, CCBA
provides assistant to new immigrants to apply
for the U.S. Citizenship, and to register as