Strong Communities for Life
CHAI Now Offers Help
for Renters
In response to the growing needs of renters as a result of the pandemic, CHAI has expanded its services to include rental housing counseling. If you are having difficulty paying rent, CHAI can help navigate the application process for local rental assistance programs. If you have received a notice of eviction, CHAI can guide you through the steps to help you stay in your home.
For assistance, call CHAI’s rental housing counselor, Stephanie Davis, at 410-500-5310.
The Edward A. Myerberg Center is Reopening!
Throughout the past year, the Myerberg’s Virtual Center has continued to serve as a place for active older adults to be fit, creative and connected. Adapting quickly at the start of the pandemic, the Myerberg developed innovative virtual programming that gave members the opportunity to engage in dynamic activities and classes from the comfort and safety of their homes. After 14 months of virtual-only programming, we are excited to be adding limited onsite programming starting June 7, including appointments at the fitness center, art studio rentals, personal training and one-on-one tech sessions—all following strict COVID-19 safety protocols. The Myerberg team is looking forward to seeing members and guests online AND welcoming you back to the Center!
Baltimore City Announces Funding to Support HUBS
CHAI was honored to attend Mayor Brandon Scott’s press conference at Civic Works’ Clifton Mansion as he announced the City’s support of the HUBS (Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors) program. CHAI has participated in the HUBS program partnership with Sinai Hospital since the program's inception in 2015. The Mayor announced City funding of $3.5 million to support the initiative and spoke powerfully of the program as an effective public-private partnership that helps older adults on fixed incomes to safely and independently age in place in their communities. HUBS allows seniors to maintain their beloved homes over time and pass them down as assets to children and grandchildren. The Weinberg and Stulman Foundations and Keswick Community Health were present as well to announce funding support for the program, for a combined total of $9.6 million.
CHAI Collaborates to Bring Reinvestment to Park Heights
As a member of the Northwest Baltimore Partnership (NWBP), CHAI works collaboratively with neighborhood groups toward shared goals to benefit the northwest Baltimore community. CHAI is proud to count among its partners Sister Yeshiyah Israel, the president of the Pimlico Merchants Association and the owner of YBI African Apparel and Fashion in Park Heights. Sister Israel successfully applied for state funding through NWBP for her Pimlico Market Café being developed on Park Heights Avenue. Sister Israel shared "The Pimlico Merchants Association looks forward to a continued partnership [with CHAI]. We are making positive changes toward community and economic growth for Baltimore."
June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate
the benefits that homeownership brings to families,
neighborhoods, and communities.
Attend an event
Community Conversations
Join One Park Heights virtually for the Community Conversations series.
There are four sessions remaining with engaging topics ranging from bias and power inequity to healing and community development.
Tonight June 3, 6:30 p.m.
Register here.

Volunteer with CHAI
Help Older Adults with Tech
Students can earn school credit for their time assisting Myerberg members
with technology. Email Tech Concierge, Melanie Waxman, at
[email protected] to learn more.

Help Fight Food Insecurity
Support CHAI's efforts at a local community food distribution.
Learn more or register here.
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