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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.  


Fashionable Adaptation

August 21, 2014


This is shaping up as a watershed moment for inclusion of people with disabilities in the fashion and glamour industries – a moment being shaped by the self-advocacy of wheelchair users, amputees and people with a wide range of disabilities – and the creative talent of a few cutting edge designers and industry insiders. Read More


Lessons from Sandy: People with Disabilities and Emergency Preparation

August 14, 2014


As anyone who lived through it will recall, Superstorm Sandy was freakishly large. In the two years since the disaster, community groups, government and other organizations have recognized the importance of coming together to prepare so that NYC’s 890,000 residents with disabilities will be able to ride out future storms with minimal harm. Read More

Free, Fab, Accessible NYC

August 7, 2014


The warm weather is well and truly upon us and it’s the perfect time to get outside to enjoy New York’s summer and fall events! Whether you’re seeking a break from the heat or you’re ready for fun in the sun, we’ve got some great suggestions for accessible activities all around the city! Read More

Helping Seniors to Go Online

August 1, 2014


While research has indicated that internet use is growing among seniors, it also showed an income gap – with older users tending to have relatively high incomes. Fortunately, in New York City we have fantastic programs working to change that equation. Read More

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