Strengthening the Fabric of Neighborhoods

CHAI is a nonprofit housing and community development organization serving northwest Baltimore. Through four decades of community service, CHAI has been forging deep connections and helping residents of all ages thrive, making our neighborhoods stronger, better places in which to live, learn, and grow older.

Learn more in this video celebrating our 36-year (double chai) anniversary.

Our Core Values


Kavod honoring others through actions


Kehillah finding strength in the collective


B’tzelem Elohim seeing humanity and dignity in all people


Derech Eretz acting ethically and responsibly


Ometz Lev motivation to the highest level of service

Staff and Leadership

At CHAI, our people are our greatest asset. Meet the dedicated team that's helping inspire change in northwest Baltimore.

Meet Our Team

Careers at CHAI

Are you looking for a job that will help you turn mission into action? Join our team!

Work With Us

We are grateful for the support of our funding partners, who help support our housing and community development programs and services in northwest Baltimore.

View Our Partners