Green is a public facility that is owned by five jurisdictions:
the Counties of Fauquier, Fairfax, Prince William and Loudoun, and
the City of Alexandria. Their
respective departments of Social Services make referrals to
Birmingham Green. The
facility does not take any long term private pay residents.
Currently, Fauquier County has several citizens in
current assisted living facility was constructed in 1926, and was
enlarged in the 1940ís and 1950ís. The current facility
suffers serious overcrowding and physical deficiencies as well as
accessibility inadequacies. It
has never undergone a complete retrofitting since opening or
expanding its capacity and the result is a facility that is
physically and functionally obsolete.
need for the type of services offered by Birmingham Green is
rapidly growing throughout Northern Virginia, and the region
cannot handle the demand. Many
people are being placed outside our region, away from families and
friends because there is no other suitable place for them to go.
Green is seeking funding through HUD Section 202 and Section 811
programs for the purpose of replacing the existing 75-year old
facility with an expanded facility that would serve 120
Section 202 program serves elderly citizens, and the Section 811
program serves a younger population, typically older adult
children whose parents have either died, or are incapable of
caring for their disabled children.
No state or local matching funds are required for these grants.
application process strongly encourages letters of support from
public officials and community leaders.
The entire Northern Virginia General Assembly delegation is
being approached on this matter, as are the Boards of Supervisors
of each of the owner jurisdictions.