Organizational Strength

People who live and work at Goodwin House can count on the organization’s stability and steadfastness, even during the economic climate that has been so unsettled in recent years. We are committed to operating in ways that meet or exceed best practices in every aspect of our operations, and to acting today in ways that ensure strength for decades to come.


The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF/CCAC) has rigorous standards to maintain excellence. Goodwin House was one of the first communities in the country to earn this accreditation and we have been re-accredited every five years since 1992. Only 300 communities nationwide choose this rigorous voluntary accreditation, and Goodwin House communities are proud to be among them.

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Financial Strength

Prudent financial management and stewardship have enabled Goodwin House to meet and extend its mission.

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Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

Goodwin House is a Chairman Circle member of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce and has a representative on the board of directors. The Chamber, founded in 1906, is a membership organization dedicated to the advocacy of business interests in order to maintain a balance of economic vitality and a high quality of life in our city. Among the Chamber’s leadership roles are advocating to keep Alexandria’s tax rates among the lowest in Northern Virginia; supporting the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project; launching the Alexandria Education Partnership to ensure a bright
future for Alexandria’s youth; and promoting
quality commercial development.






Goodwin House is a member of this association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to making America a better place to grow old by advancing policies, conducting research and promoting practices that support, enable and empower people to live fully as they age. Goodwin House has signed the LeadingAge Quality First Covenant – a commitment to create an environment that inspires consumer confidence in the quality of the care and services they receive. Signers comprise a strong and compassionate national community, shaped by not-for-profit values, supported by shared experiences and expertise, and dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging.


LeadingAge Virginia

2016-2017 LeadingAge Virginia member badgeGoodwin House is a member of LeadingAge Virginia (formerly VANHA), a statewide organization of not-for-profit retirement housing facilities, adult care residences, nursing homes and continuing care retirement communities sponsored by a variety of religious, fraternal, public and private organizations and dedicated to providing quality care and services to the elderly. Through education, advocacy and support, LeadingAge Virginia is a voice for providers of mission-driven, quality-focused housing, healthcare facilities, and community-based services for older Virginians.