Please note:

CHAI offices are closed to the public until further notice in an effort to keep our community and staff safe but we continue to offer services to our community.


CHAI Organizes Food Distribution in Response to Community Need

May 31, 2020

CHAI has launched a weekly food distribution at Fallstaff Elementary Middle School. Collaborating with the Maryland Food Bank, Fallstaff Improvement Association, CASA of Maryland and The City of Baltimore, staff and volunteers are distributing about 130 30-pound boxes of shelf-stable pantry items to community members each Thursday at 10:00 a.m. For additional information, please contact Sherrell... Read More

Northwest Neighbors Connecting Sending Handmade Cards to Local Hospitals

April 8, 2020

For the past two weeks, members of Northwest Neighbors Connecting have been utilizing techniques they have learned in their art meet-up to create and send greeting cards to area locations including Hopkins Children’s Hospital and for the Well Wishes program at Lifebridge Health. The card above was created by NNC’s art class leader, Miriam Rittberg.... Read More

The Edward A. Myerberg to Host Virtual Seder

April 2, 2020

The virtual Passover Seder will be held Monday, April 6 from 10:55 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. via ZOOM. Melanie Waxman will lead an abbreviated Seder and students from Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS) will be singing the 4 questions. All are welcome. To join, email or call 443-963-1449. Read More

Assessing Community Needs

March 31, 2020

Our Community Engagement Team is offering support as it is needed, regularly sharing emergency resource information with school principals and community associations in our Baltimore City Neighborhoods and Pikesville. The team is continuing to host virtual community meetings such as the Five Community Associations Presidents, Pikesville Schools Coalition, and Northwest Baltimore Partnership online or via... Read More

Supporting the Residents of CHAI’s Weinberg Senior Living

March 31, 2020

CHAI’s dedicated staff is working hard to keep the 1,600 residents of our independent senior communities safe. Properties are sanitized and community spaces are closed. The service coordination team is conducting wellness checks via phone to ensure the residents have the food, medication and household supplies they need and supplying them when there is a... Read More

Finding New Avenues to Assist Potential Home Buyers and Homeowners Experiencing Difficulty

March 31, 2020

Although CHAI’s highly anticipated Home Buyer Expo and Homeownership Workshops have been postponed, our homeownership team continues to provide one-on-one counseling via phone and is gearing up to conduct video counseling sessions. Potential homebuyers are encouraged to complete an online workshop through our HUD certified partner, eHomeAmerica and have a follow up one on one session with our Homeownership Specialist, Chesca... Read More

Thousands of Calls to Our Older Neighbors

March 31, 2020

One of our most pressing concerns during this time of social distancing is making sure that older community members are safe and engaged. CHAI staff, volunteers and members of Northwest Neighbors Connecting have made thousands of check-in calls to assess the needs of seniors who are living independently. After the caller establishes that their essential... Read More

CHAI to Receive Over $3.7 Million in Federal Funding to Support Affordable Housing for Baltimore Seniors

February 11, 2020

Official Press Release – February 6, 2020 Baltimore Delegation Announces $4.8 Million in Federal Funding to Support Affordable Housing for Baltimore Seniors WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) announced more than $4.8 million in federal funding to support affordable housing options... Read More

Mitzvah for a Bar Mitzvah

October 7, 2019

Preparing for their Bar Mitzvahs, Evan Rosen, son of former CHAI Board President Jeff Rosen, and his friend Jack Harburger, planned and executed a clean-up of the Western Run Stream on Sunday, September 22, in partnership with CHAI and Jewish Volunteer Connection. Armed with supplies from CHAI of trash grabbers, trash bags and gloves, the... Read More

CHAI’s Weinberg Villages Receives National Attention For Innovative Senior Program

October 7, 2019

  Weinberg Villages is one of 40 affordable housing sites around the country participating in a three-year pilot program called IWISH — Integrated Wellness in Supportive Housing.  IWISH aims to keep residents out of emergency rooms and nursing homes by providing in-house health care services. Read the full article here.   Read More