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Birmingham Green Story

Our Vision

A Northern Virginia Regional Partner since 1927. We believe in dignity for every person.

Our Mission

A community with a holistic approach; fostering the spirit, nurturing the body and nourishing the mind.

Our  Values


Our History

Birmingham Green has a proud history as a financially accessible senior living facility in Northern Virginia. For more than 90 years, Birmingham Green has been home to Northern Virginians needing long-term care, but do not necessarily have the personal resources to afford the services. Birmingham Green has continually provided dignified, caring assistance to our residents.  

Dating back to 1918 the plan for the District Home was officially written into the laws of the Commonwealth for the purpose of creating a home where persons of low income, frail, and elderly, could come to live and thrive. Today that place has come to be known as Birmingham Green, which has evolved as a cooperative venture of the counties of Prince William, Fairfax, Loudoun, Fauquier, and the City of Alexandria, located on 54 acres of land in Manassas, VA. 

The District Home was constructed in 1927 to care for the area’s frail, elderly, and low-income community members. The original District Home was built on farmland, which many residents enjoyed helping to maintain. 

Today, the campus – notably named Birmingham Green – is comprised of the recently refurbished 30-bed District Home Assisted Living, a 180-bed Northern Virginia Health Care Commission that was constructed in 1991 to provide nursing and rehab services, and the Willow Oaks Assisted Living, a 92-unit supportive housing facility that opened in 2008 to offer additional assisted living services.  

In addition, Birmingham Green continues to fill a unique and irreplaceable public-private partnership role that continues to be true to our historical mission for who we serve. The Northern Virginia Health Care Commission is a dually certified Medicare and Medicaid facility, Willow Oaks Assisted Living is a 100 percent Auxiliary Grant facility, also the only such facility in Northern Virginia that has dedicated all its units for the state-administered grant program. Both facilities operate with community funds from the local governments to make up the difference between state reimbursements and the full costs of senior living care. Birmingham Green has also been taking the initiative to anticipate the future, both in the depth and diversity of the needs, and the preferences of who we serve.

Our Future

Northern Virginia’s rapid growth has left communities struggling to meet the needs of our most vulnerable populations. Given the challenge of increasing numbers of older adults and adults with disabilities in the face of workforce shortages and economic uncertainty, Birmingham Green recognizes that it is in a unique position to serve these residents and help meet these future challenges. Our regional partnership provides a ready-made structure for implementing effective programs and optimizing resources.

Partnership with Birmingham Green Provides:

  • A state-wide reputation for delivering high-quality services
  • Proficiency in the provision of daily living services
  • A stable, passionate, and highly energized staff
  • An established track record of working collaboratively with our partner localities
  • Experience with Federal, State, and local governments on long-term care funding and residential strategies
  • Relationships with area hospitals, long-term care entities, and advocacy groups
  • Recognition that assisted living and nursing home services are critical segments of a much broader continuum of long-term care that should and must be person-centered and community based
  • Our Board of Directors commitment to strategically increase Birmingham Green’s services to the community

Our Foundation

The Birmingham Green Foundation was established as an integral part of the initiative to raise funds and provide support for these special projects and programs. 

Birmingham Green is proud of its heritage of providing senior living and assisted living services. We are committed to finding innovative, financially sustainable ways to address these many challenges over the next decade and look forward to collaborating with our partners, residents, and community.

Let’s Connect

Want to learn more about life at Birmingham Green? We’d love to chat. Contact our team today!