Visiting Nurse Service of New York - Bronx
With a century-long tradition of caring, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York is the largest non-profit home health care agency in the nation. On any given day, 2,200 registered and advanced practice nurses, 675 rehabilitation therapists, 600 social workers, and 4,350 home health aides provide expert and compassionate care to more than 24,000 patients in New York City, Nassau and Westchester Counties, from newborn infants to our oldest senior citizens. The Visiting Nurse Service of New York family also includes over 600 volunteers who, through their selfless and generous efforts, help make this caring possible.
Since our founding in 1893 by public health pioneer Lillian D. Wald, VNSNY has remained true to its caring nature that has set us apart in the eyes of our clients.
Our Mission Statement:
To promote the health and well being of individuals and families by providing high quality, cost-effective health care in the home and community.
To be a leader in the development of innovative services that enable people to function as independently as possible in their community.
To help shape health care policies that support beneficial home and community-based services.
To continue its tradition of charitable and compassionate care, within the resources available.