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.
December 5, 2013
The death and destruction wrought by Hurricane Sandy sharpened the focus of a class action lawsuit originally filed back in 2011 after Tropical Storm Irene. That suit had raised questions about whether New York City was sufficiently prepared to assist people with disabilities during an emergency or disaster. Read More
November 28, 2013
On behalf of all ICS staff, we wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving!
November 22, 2013
In her recent blog “At Nonprofits, Women of Color Need to Lean In Too,” our COO, Regina Estela, talked about the widely read book Lean In. Using the model described in the book, we invited female staff at ICS to join Lean In Circles to help them work towards becoming leaders in this (or another) organization. Read More
November 14, 2013
“I joined Independence Care System in October as the Director of Community Engagement and have quickly come to realize how special this organization is…” Read More