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Who We Are

Founded in 1893, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York is the largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization in the United States, serving the five boroughs of New York City, as well as Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties.

While our patients and their needs have changed over the years, our commitment to the people who need our care hasn’t. Our programs are designed to help patients improve their quality of life, and to reduce the number and length of hospitalizations. On any given day, VNSNY has approximately 33,000 patients in our care and over 41,800 members under our coordinated care through our health care plan, VNSNY CHOICE.

About Us

For nearly 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to meeting the needs of New Yorkers, promoting the health and well-being of our patients and their families by providing high-quality, compassionate care in their homes and communities.

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Service Areas

VNSNY serves patients throughout all five boroughs of New York City, as well as Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties.

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The VNSNY Difference

From pre-natal to end of life, VNSNY offers a full array of home- and community-based programs and services to meet your needs within the comfort of your home. We have the resources, knowledge, and expertise to deliver the care you need.

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Our Care Teams

With over 15,000 dedicated clinicians and health care professionals—including registered nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, registered dietitians, and certified home health aides—VNSNY is here to help.

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"My family and I will be forever grateful for the team of therapists that has been assisting my father in his recovery from a stroke."
- Ling, a family caregiver from Manhattan *
* Names have been added or changed to protect privacy.
"My PT’s caring but firm guidance enabled me to achieve my optimum level of function in a very short time."
- Sharice, a patient from Nassau County *
* Names have been added or changed to protect privacy.
"I attribute my daughter’s improvement, and her motivation to continue to improve, to Rena, her occupational therapist."
- Terri, a family caregiver from Queens *
* Names have been added or changed to protect privacy.


Our employees are our most valuable asset, and we're looking for the best people to join our team. Get to know the ways we support our employees, the opportunities and benefits we offer, and the excitement of a career at the largest not-for-profit home health care organization in the country.

VNSNY All the Ways We Care Video

Learn about the wide range of home health care services offered by the Visiting Nurse Service of New York—everything from private nursing care, home care, and skilled nursing to rehabilitation therapy, hospice and palliative care.

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Our Care Teams

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York's highly skilled team works closely with your physician to develop a customized plan of care based on your individual needs.

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Private Care Nursing

With private care nursing from Partners in Care, you can have peace of mind, knowing you have a skilled medical professional committed to keeping your health and recovery on track, so you can concentrate on getting well.

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What Is Home Health Care?

As hospital stays become shorter, many patients require ongoing professional medical care after they return home. Home health care provides these services.

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From the Front Lines of Hospice Care

As the team manager at VNSNY’s Shirley Goodman and Himan Brown Residence, nurse Claudia Paul brings expert and compassionate care to those at the end of life and to the loved ones who support them.

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Going Above and Beyond

When you support VNSNY, you help continue our 125-year mission to go above and beyond in delivering vital services to our neighbors who might not otherwise receive the care they so desperately need.

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