Who We Are

Founded in 1893, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York is the largest not-for-profit home- and community-based healthcare 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 healthcare 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 healthcare professionals—including registered nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, registered dietitians, and certified home health aides—VNSNY is here to help.

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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 healthcare organization in the country.

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Tools & Resources

Advance care planning is important for everyone, not just very old or very sick people. Here are the tools and resources you need to get started.

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Healthy Mind Healthy Body: Changing Healthcare, Especially at Home

VNSNY Behavioral Health nurse Suzette Santos shares how the use of VNSNY’s new model of care for behavioral health helped her to improve her patient’s physical and mental health conditions.

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Making a Difference Together

VNSNY has a long tradition of community benefit and charitable care established by its founder, Lillian Wald, in 1893—and it continues to this day.

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