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Visiting Nurse Service in Westchester, Inc.
360 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, New York 10605
Contact Person: Mary H. Gadomski, Director of Community Education
Phone Number: (914) 682-1480 (ext. 647)
Fax Number: (914) 682-1477
Email:
Web address: http://www.vns.org/
Number of Yrs in Service: 104 years (established in 1901)
Mission
Statement:

To improve the health and sustain the independence of Westchester County individuals, families and communities through the provision of accessible, comprehensive home health services; to emphasize the roles of disease prevention and health education in all our endeavors; and to work in partnership with government agencies; community organizations, and educational institutions, responding quickly and effectively to community health challanges.

 

 Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired x Visually Impaired x
Emotional / Psychiatric x Traumatic Brain Injured x
Developmental Disabilities x Physical Disabilities x
Learning Disabilities x Autism x
Medically Fragile x
Other Disabilities:

 


Ages Served:

0 to 5 x 22 to 65 x
6 to 21 x 65 and over x


Recreation Services Provided:

Arts   Team Sports  
Biking   Tennis  
Camps   Theater  
Dance   Videography  
Horseback Riding   Wheelchair Sports  
Martial Arts   Writing  
Music   Yoga  
Social   Swimming  
Other Recreation:

 


Education Services Provided:

Early Intervention   High School  
Pre-School   Post Secondary  
Elementary/Middle School   Pre-Vocational  
Professional   Assessments  
Other Education:

 


Transportation Services Provided:

Public   Travel Training  
Private      
Other Transportation:

 


Housing Services Provided:

Group Homes   Supported Apartments  
Respite      
Other Housing:

 


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

Guardianship   Assessments  
Pooled Trusts   Disability Rights Advocacy  
Supplemental Needs Trust   Disability Support Groups  
School Advocacy   Sexuality Awareness Counseling  
Other Legal / Support / Advocacy Services:
 
 


Medical Services Services Provided:

Clinical Services (Nursing) x Nutrition Counseling  
Dental   Psychiatric Psychological Services x
Adaptive Technology   Speech Therapy x
Occupational Therapy x Physical Therapy x
Other Medical Services: Services are provided at the patient's home as prescribed by the patient's physician.
 


Vocational Services Services Provided:

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation   Sheltered Employment  
Vocational Training   Supported Employment  
Pre-Vocational Training   Competitive Employment  
Vocational Counseling      
Other Vocational Services:
 
 
                   Community Day Services Provided:
Day Habilitation   Drop In Centers  
Day Treatments   Psychosocial  
    Pre Employment  
    Supported Education