Greencroft Communities’ History

Greencroft Communities is a nonprofit provider of senior housing, services and programs on campuses in Goshen, Middlebury, South Bend, New Carlisle and DeMotte in Indiana and Walnut Creek in Ohio. In keeping with our Mennonite values and high standards of care, Greencroft is committed to creating dynamic communities that embrace the creativity, contributions and challenges of aging for all.

1922 - Hamilton Grove was founded.
1962 - Greencroft Goshen began as an organization dedicated to researching,
planning, and providing retirement services.
1967 - Greencroft Goshen opened for business.
1971 - Walnut Hills Retirement Community was founded.
1987 - Greencroft Goshen’s Senior Center opened.
1990 - Greencroft Goshen was accredited as a Continuing Care Retirement
Community (CCRC).
1991 - Southfield Village was founded.
1999 - Oak Grove Christian Retirement Village was founded.
2000 - Southfield Village opened for business.
2002 - Greencroft Communities formed.
2002 - Greencroft Middlebury named its Board of Directors.
2003 - Greencroft Middlebury registered with the state as a CCRC.
2004 - Greencroft Middlebury welcomed its first residents.
2005 - Southfield Village registered with the state as a CCRC.
2005 - Greencroft Middlebury Senior Center opened.
2006 - Southfield Village affiliated with Greencroft Communities.
2007 - Oak Grove signed a management contract with Greencroft Communities.
2007 - Hamilton Grove affiliated with Greencroft Communities.
2008 - Walnut Hills affiliated with Greencroft Communities.
2009 - Oak Grove affiliated with Greencroft Communities