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CHA Low-Income Services, Inc.

In 2003, the CHA started this 501(c)3 non-profit organization to develop resources and opportunities for individuals and families to use their CHA housing as a foundation for their personal future.

Over the past 15 years, CHA Low-Income Services, Inc. (CHALIS) has worked with more than 130 community agencies, partners, and a variety of different funders to develop resources for all ages of individuals.

CHA Low-Income Services, Inc. has three main goals:


Help children be prepared to enter and succeed in school and life



Support families as they work toward self-reliance




Empower individuals and persons with disabilities to live independently






To make your tax-deductible charitable gift toward one of these important goals, please send your check or money order to

CHA Low-Income Services, Inc.
201 Switzler Street
Columbia, MO 65203

Or contact:  Rick Hess, Director of Resident Services
Phone:  573-443-2556, Ext, 1230






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You Should Know

CHA provides housing assistance to over 1,900 families in Columbia and Boone County.

Families pay 30% of their adjusted household income for rent.

Our Family Self-Sufficiency Programs help families develop five-year plans for self-sufficiency.

Contact Us

201 Switzler St.
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-2556 phone
(800) 735-2966 TTY Relay