History

Year 1973
Toronto Chinese Community Services Association (TCCSA) founded.

Year 1976
Registered as a non-profit and charitable organization.

Year 1984
Became Member of the United Way of Greater Toronto.

Year 1986
Moved from 70 D’Arcy Street to 310 Spadina Avenue.

Year 1990
Peel Centre opened in Mississauga at Palstan Road.

Year 1997
York Centre opened in Markham at 3160 Steeles Avenue East.

Year 2005
York Centre moved to Metro Square.

Year 2006
Scarborough Centre opened at Bamburgh Circle.

Year 2007
Agency name changed to “The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association”.

Year 2008
Annual Pre-settlement workshops in China started.

Year 2009
Peel Centre moved to Mississauga Chinese Centre.

Year 2012
Organized a Guinness World Record breaking event: The Longest Dancing Dragon (5.56km), 5,000 volunteers attended.

Year 2013
Peel Centre moved to 720 Burnhamthorpe Road West and expansion of Scarborough Centre.

Year 2015
Invited by the PRC’s Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council to establish Canada’s first Overseas Chinese Service Center.