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Are you over 50 and seeking to engage more with the community?

Are you recently retired and looking for your next activity?

Do you want to join friends on outings around the area?

Are you new to Bethesda and looking for a way to meet people?

Would you like to volunteer to help your neighbors with a ride or small chore?

Are you hoping to stay in your home into the future?
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Our village is for friendship, fun, and caring connections.
We are a local volunteer organization with more than 500 social, educational, health, and cultural activities each year.
We are neighbors helping neighbors stay independent, active, and connected
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Our Vision and Mission

To provide members with opportunities to make and strengthen social connections, explore educational and cultural activities, and engage in shared interests with friends.

To provide volunteers who perform services that help members remain in their homes with dignity.

To build an engaged, caring, community of members who want to remain in their homes as they age.


Join or Volunteer

Stay active and engaged and be connected to your community.

  • Join our mailing list here



Or mail donations to:

Bethesda Metro Area Village

PO Box 30525

Bethesda, MD 20824


Learn More

  • View a video about BMAV here

BMAV is a non-profit 501(c)(3) volunteer-driven organization that is part of the national aging-in-place movement.

Contact Us

Monday - Friday 9 am - 2 pm

- Artwork generously created and donated to BMAV by neighbor Judith Levey.  It depicts the neighborhoods around Bethesda metro where BMAV first started. -