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Our Care System is: Responsive

What’s important to you and your family is important to us
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Our Care System is: Coordinated

We work with you to get the health care and social services you need
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Our Care System is: Respectful

A culture of listening and understanding, where you feel you belong
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Our Care System is: Flexible

When your life changes, so do our services
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Whether you’re 18 or 98, a senior adult or a person with a disability or chronic condition, we know how precious your independence is to you.  We know what a challenge maintaining independence can be. And we know the support you need.


When you join ICS, you have that support—home care, health care, and social services.  You have a Care System.  You become a valued member of the ICS community.  And you don’t have to go it alone.


Independence Care System is dedicated to supporting adults with physical disabilities and chronic conditions to live at home and participate fully in community life.


ICS operates a nonprofit Medicaid managed long-term care plan serving Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens.  


Still Rare: Museums Highlighting Historic Contributions of People with Disabilities to American Life

April 17, 2014


People with disabilities, the largest minority in the United States, have made enormous social, political and cultural contributions to American life. Yet the Museum of disABILITY History remains the only “bricks and mortar” museum devoted to the history of people with disabilities. Read More

April 17 Webinar: Transitioning From Canes to Walkers to Wheelchairs

April 16, 2014

Join Jean Minkel, ICS Senior Vice President, Rehabilitation Services, in this United Spinal webinar that will explore the various devices and assistive equipment that a person may need as their condition progresses or changes. Register to attend

NY1 Highlights ICS’s Women’s Program and partnership with HHC

April 15, 2014


New York 1 News has aired a story on ICS’s Health Access Program for Women with Physical Disabilities and our partnership with the NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation (HHC). ICS has long advocated for equal healthcare access for all and we are proud to now be providing disability competency and sensitivity/awareness training at HHC facilities throughout the city. Watch the NY1 story here

Deacon Betts and the First Church of Creative Writing

April 11, 2014


Floyd thought he’d give creative writing at ICS a try for a few months, to pick up some tips. Six years later and he’s still learning, loving the journey. But there’s so much more… Read More

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