Bartholomew House - Victory Housing

6904 River Rd, Bethesda, MD 20817

About Bartholomew House - Victory Housing

Bartholomew House is quietly situated on stately River Road - just on the outskirts of Washington, D.C. in Bethesda. Residents enjoy a spacious living area with a vaulted ceiling, a fishpond - and a prime location on the campus St. Bartholomew Church.

At Bartholomew House, we encourage our residents to enjoy an independent lifestyle while we provide all the conveniences of home, from delicious home-made meals to housekeeping services. Therefore, our residents have more time to socialize, participate in recreational activities, or just read a favorite novel. Our residents also enjoy peace of mind, knowing that when supportive services are needed, our caring staff members are there to assist them at no additional charge.

  • 33 private rooms with private baths

  • Individually controlled heating and air conditioning

  • Gentle assistance with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and grooming

  • Three nutritious, home-cooked meals daily, served in common dining rooms

  • Medication administration

  • Emergency assistance, 24 hours per day

  • Weekly housekeeping with personal laundry service

  • Daily attention from caring staff

  • Attractive common areas including living rooms, library, fireplace, television room, outdoor patio and walking path, hair salon.


Type of Community Total Units Cost Range Amenities
Assisted Living / Personal Care
  • 30
  • Monthly Cost:
  • Subsidies
  • Private Units
  • Scheduled Transportation
  • Respite Care
  • Gardening Area


We encourage residents to be active and independent. A variety of activities are planned for their enjoyment. These include musical performances, games, crafts, exercise classes, and visits from local schoolchildren. Some residents participate in senior center and church activities. Others share favorite hobbies such as gardening or playing bridge. Visits from neighbors, friends and family are welcome every day.


Victory Housing residents enjoy home-cooked food prepared on the premises and served in the dining rooms. Three nutritious main meals, plus snacks, are offered every day.

Sample Menu:


  • Assorted Juice
  • Coffee, Tea or Milk
  • Fresh Fruit Cup
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Sausage
  • Choice of Toast


  • Salad Bar
  • Rosemary Roast Pork Loin
  • Baked Potato
  • Buttered Green Beans
  • Apple Cobbler
  • Coffee, Tea or Milk


  • Chicken and Rice Soup
  • Home Made Chicken Pot Pie
  • Lettuce and Tomato
  • Fresh Baked Cookies
  • Coffee, Tea or Milk


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