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.
March 6, 2014
On December 12, 2005, when dancer Bradley Leonard was 25, the driver of a car he was in leaned over to reach for a CD that had fallen on the floor. “The last thing I remember is the guy leaning over to pick it up, and he lost control of the car.” Hospitalized for almost three months, Bradley’s injuries left him unable to walk. Read More
March 5, 2014
Want to try indoor wheelchair soccer, wheelchair basketball, or wheelchair power soccer? How about sit volleyball, handcycling, or field games like javelin and shot put? The NYC Parks Department is hosting an adaptive sports festival this Saturday. The event is free and open to members of the public, so get involved! Get the details
March 5, 2014
Congratulations to ICS Members Nancy Boatwright and Anna Cruz who will have pieces displayed in the upcoming Material for the Arts Small Works exhibition! Both Nancy and Anna participate in classes at our Bronx Office with art instructor Rebecca Singer. Rebecca was also selected to display her work in the exhibition, which will run from March 6 – May 5. Click here for details about the Exhibition.
February 28, 2014
On January 28, President Obama said that he was tired of waiting for Congress to act on the issue of the federal minimum wage and would take action himself through executive order. Advocacy groups saw this as an opportunity to challenge the longstanding exclusion of people with disabilities from minimum wage requirements. Read More