Expat Clubs & Associations

Brits Abroad Shanghai
British expat community group in Shanghai. Newsletters, news, book club, emails, Brits Ball, events, discounts and outdoor excursions. Social and charitable activities. Non-profit organization and support group.
Fortune Connection Club
FC Club has regular networking events in different venue. Write an email to get a member of FC Club.
Coffee, Tea & Mandarin Language Center
Survival, Travel Chinese and other Mandarin classes. 09:00-18:00. Room 105, No 12, Lane 228 Changshu Lu.
Expat Professional Womens Society
A non-profit organization for working women in Shanghai. Business and networking events. Development, support and sharing is the purpose of these events.
The African community in Shanghai and China. Online community for Africans living in Shanghai. Forums, directory and resources for the African community in China. No. 1688 North Sichuan Road. Located in Hongkou District.
The Rotaract Club of Shanghai
Non-profit organization dedicated to building up leaders for change. Volunteer programs including migrant schoolchildren field trips, food and clothing drive, orphanage visits, and school renovations. No.75 Wanhangdu Road. Located in Jingan District.
Heart-to-heart Parent Support Group
Since 2003, Heart to Heart Shanghai has been visiting children admitted for heart surgery at Shanghai Thoracic Hospital, bringing happiness through play sessions. Organizes fundraisers which help families who are in fire need of financial support.
Expat Learning Center
This is a place that helps students become more proficient in subjects as varied as creative writing, web desigh and patinting, while joining a dynamic expat community interested in education, culture and the arts. Building1, Lane 152 Kangping Lu.
Hands On Shanghai
Connects expat volunteers with local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) which can accommodate their personal interests and need assistance.
BEAN Shanghai
A volunteer and non-profit organization. Supports various charity causes. Volunteering opportunities from working at a local food bank to playing softball.
Rotary Club of Shanghai
Network of professionals committed to volunteer services and community development. Weekly dinner meetings. Projects include Gift of Life, Careers in Care and Percy Chu Scholarships. Shanghai Hilton No. 250 Huashan Road. Located in Jingan District.
Shanghai International Mental Health Association, a voluntary professional association provides advices on drug and alcohol problems, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, marital problems, infidelity, parenting and more.
Guy Tai Shanghai
Guy Tai Shanghai is an online forum, the group regularly makes excursions into the community and is the leading resource in Shanghai for stay-at-home dads (and dads in general).
Shanghai Mamas Community
Shanghai Mamas Community, an online resource with more than 300 users that brings mothers together so that they can pool their resources and be active with their children and families throughout Shanghai.
Music Together
For hundreds of thousands of families around the world, Music Together ahs proven to be a fantastic way for infants, toddlers, preschools and their parents to share songs, movements and musical growth. Royal Pavilion Club House Gym, 688 Huashan Lu.
InterNations Shanghai expat Community for Shanghai expats
InterNations Shanghai expat Community for Shanghai expats
American Womens Club of Shanghai
A non-profit social club to assist expatriate women (not only American) to suite the new environment.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Support and daily meetings for Alcoholics, following the 12 step program. 20/F, Room 20B,the East Tower 200 Zhenning Road, Shanghai.
Social group for Zimbabweans living abroad in Shanghai offering a variety of monthly events as well as assistance in adjusting to life in the city. 
Ladies Cooking Club And Hongqiao Restaurant
Established to create a welcome environment for expat women, here participants learn about authentic Shanghai cuisine and make a fabulous lunch to eat with new friends. 406 Wulumuqi Nan Lu.
Shanghai Dolls
An excellent online club for woman, Shanghai Dolls enables expat women from around the world to meet, socialize and network.With dozens of monthly activities such as dinners, nights out on the town, book clubs and art classes.
Shanghai Pudong Toastmasters Club
Toastmasters International is a global non-profit organization that plans events to develop members public speaking, communication and leadership skills during fun conversations, speech contests and meetings. 2/F, Motel 268, 166 Yushan Lu.
Cercle Franceophone De Shanghai
Support group for French living in Shanghai, provides events, activities and related information. Yongjia road Lane 527, House 2, Ground Floor, Xuhui District, Shanghai.
AIA Shanghai
American Institute of Architects Shanghai. Established in 2012. Membership, sponsorship and volunteering available. Events include Gala Dinner, Design Awards, and regular events.
Russian Blub in Shanghai
This is a club provides support information for Russian living in Shanghai.
The Shanghai Expatriate Association (SEA)
Membership based club for expats and their families. Events and programs each month. Special discounts for members. Supports childrens organizations in Shanghai.
Shanghai Sunrise
Providing high school sponsorships, university scholarships and financial assistance to libraries in deprived school districts of Shanghai.
Mommy And Me (Daddy Too) At The Nest Creative Childrens Hou...
The Nest hosts a fun Mommy and Me program every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. Activities include art, music, and games. While the group is primarily to engage children in fun, safe, social and sensory activities. No.6 Lane 270 Wuyuan Lu.
Deutscher Club Shanghai
Club that only facing to Germany. Provides information like events, jobs, and services providers information in Deutchers community.
The Community Center Shanghai Counselling Services
Helping families in need with emotional support. Lane 333 Biyun Road, Buliding 8, Unit B 101A Pudong, Shanghai.
Community Center Shanghai
Three community centers (in Minhang, Pudong and Hongqiao) geared towards improving life for internationals. Greenhills Clubhouse, 2/F, 418 Jinxiu Dong Lu, Jinqiao.