Welcome to Goodwin House

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Since 1967, Goodwin House Incorporated has been enhancing the lives and expanding the possibilities of aging for older men and women in Northern Virginia. Maintaining independence and security, expressing individuality and fellowship, celebrating life through every stage of aging…rich and purposeful living is in abundance throughout the Goodwin House communities.  Goodwin House enhances all aspects of life through two extraordinary continuing care retirement communities and other sought-after services.

Choose to live at Goodwin House Alexandria or Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads, and you’ll experience the pleasure of a stimulating lifestyle filled with cultural and social activities. You’ll also enjoy the comfort of a lovely apartment home, the advantages of an ideal location and the reassurance of lifelong care.

Residents and their families trust the Goodwin House organization and our dedicated, caring staff. Life here offers the perfect combination of independence and support, benefits and value to more than 1,000 people of all faiths and backgrounds.

Flip through the 2012 Annual Report to experience Inspired Lives.

Our Mission

The mission of Goodwin House Incorporated is to support, honor and uplift the lives of older adults and the people who care for them through a faith-based, nonprofit organization affiliated with the Episcopal Church.

Goodwin House Communities

Goodwin House Alexandria

Live near to, but tucked away from, all that Alexandria and the region have to offer. A warm community awaits.

Alexandria

 Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads

Live in a beautiful haven in the midst of one of the region’s most popular areas. Enjoy our open and welcoming ambiance.

Bailey’s Crossroads

People

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Residents, family members, staff, board members, donors and all visitors make up the Goodwin House Community.  Find out why people love Goodwin House.

 Residents

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Goodwin House dining is quality-based,
with near every meal attuned to our taste.
If a Chef Derek creation
ever fails expectation,
simply ask the server to have it replaced.

- Henry Lowenstern

 
Staff

The greatest thing about working at Goodwin House is the flex schedule. Thanks to the schedule, I’ve been able to maintain my career and further my education at the same time. I am so grateful that I have this opportunity to be part of the Goodwin House team and to give back to the residents. - Zainab Thomas

 

Families

We love having families visit Goodwin House, which is why our door is always open. – Harry Baldwin, Goodwin House Alexandria Executive Director

Board Members

I have enjoyed working with an incredibly talented and committed Board and enjoy being part of the leadership at Goodwin House. – Rob Whittle (photographed with CEO Kathy Anderson)

Events

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Upcoming Events

August 12, 2014

Stay cool with our Ice Cream Social

At this ice cream social, you can create a delicious sundae and explore all that we have to offer for a stimulating retirement lifestyle filled with cultural and social activities.
Start: August 12, 2014 1:30 pm
End: August 12, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads
Phone: 7035787212
Cost: Free
August 21, 2014

Luau Luncheon and Tour

We’re Hosting a Luau Luncheon! Grass Skirts are Optional.
Start: August 21, 2014 11:30 am
End: August 21, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue: Goodwin House Alexandria
Phone: 7038241238
Cost: Free
September 9, 2014

Tea Tasting Open House

When it comes to tea, everyone’s tastes are different–sweet, tart, with cream or without. Fortunately, there’s a tea for us all, as you’ll learn at our popular Goodwin House Tea-Tasting with renowned expert Laurie Bell from Great Falls Tea Garden.
Start: September 9, 2014 1:30 pm
End: September 9, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Goodwin House Alexandria
Phone: 7038241238
Cost: Free
September 20, 2014

Downsizing Seminar & Shred-It Event

Does climbing Mt. Everest seem easier than Downsizing? We understand. And we can help.
Start: September 20, 2014 9:30 am
End: September 20, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads
Phone: 7035787212
Cost: Free
October 4, 2014

Oktoberfest Lunch & Tour

Come to this Fall event, and join in the traditional toast of “Zum Wohl!”, meaning “to your health.”
Start: October 4, 2014 11:30 am
End: October 4, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue: Goodwin House Alexandria
Phone: 7038241238
Cost: Free

 

Locations

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Goodwin House Alexandria is located in the West End of the City of Alexandria, conveniently located off King Street, across from Northern Virginia Community College.   Nestled in a neighborhood setting, GHA has nice walking and garden areas and is walking distance to the Schlesinger Center, where many cultural activities abound.

Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads is located near the border of Arlington and Alexandria, in Falls Church area of Fairfax County (across from the old Skyline Mall, now Target Shopping Center).  This location is an urban oasis where our Knoll Garden provides a nice walking and garden area, but we also have the convenience of being in walking distance to shopping, restaurants, banks and more.

Use Google Map to find us!  Just click on the links below.

Directions to Goodwin House Alexandria

Directions to Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads

 

 

Careers

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Teamwork. Wide-open opportunities. A sense of mission.

These are some of the ways employees describe working at Goodwin House Alexandria and Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads.

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What Makes Goodwin House Unique?

As a faith-based not-for-profit with a strong and stable financial base, we offer a welcoming, stimulating place to begin or advance your career.

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Commitment to Your Future

We encourage employees to grow here through education and professional advancement. Insurance, a pension plan and paid time-off are among the competitive benefits that make Goodwin House a sought-after place to work. 

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A Message from Kathy Anderson, President and CEO

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About Us

Faith-based, financially strong, continually improving. For more than four decades, we’ve provided older adults with retirement living at its best.

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