Independent Residency

  • Retired deaconesses, home missioners, and missionaries
  • Retired United Methodist Women Staff
  • Retired United Methodist Women Directors
  • Church and Community Workers
  • Retirees of Scarritt-Bennett Colleges/Center
  • Retired GBGM mission personnel and staff
  • Retirees of UM National Mission Institutions
  • Retired staff of Volunteers in Mission
  • Volunteers in Mission with 10 or more years of volunteer service
  • Retirees of Church World Services
  • Retirees of other mission Boards with United Methodist relationships
  • Retired clergy and spouses
  • Other United Methodist staff retirees approved by United Methodist Women on a case-by-case basis
  • Retired mission personnel from other denominations approved by United Methodist Women Directors on a case-by-case basis

Independent living applications are submitted to the Director of Marketing. They are reviewed by a Brooks-Howell administrative team for eligibility.  Applications and recommendations are submitted to the United Methodist Women office in New York for final approval. An entrance fee is based on the total assets. Please contact the marketing department for more information.

Health Care Unit Residency

  • At this time we are not a Medicare facility; we accept private pay and some long term care insurance policies
  • Anyone is qualified to apply for our health care unit.  Residents do not have to be affiliated with a particular denomination or faith tradition
  • We are a non-smoking facility for safety and health reasons

Respite Care

  • The same requirements for Health Care Unit Residency
  • Respite is provided up to 30 days

Healthcare and respite applications are submitted to the Director of Social Services.  The Director of Social Services and Healthcare Administrator coordinate admission with the individual and family.