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Comprehensive care for adults and children

The Visiting Nurse Service of Northeastern New York provides a wide range of in-home services to help manage care in the comfort of your own home. Whether you are returning home from the hospital, striving to live independently as long as possible, or seeking a specific medical or social service to help you feel or function better, we can help.

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Patients & Caregivers

Coming home from the hospital can be daunting experience. Patients and caregivers can find resources here. Learn more >


Quick first visits and an efficient process means that your referral will be treated as a top priority. Learn more >


New VNS Care Choices Program opens in Schenectady, Saratoga and Albany

Our community has many families with loved ones facing the advanced stages of a progressive disease.  The burdens on the sick person and the family can be overwhelming. Whether it’s heart or lung disease, cancer, or any chronic illness, good care at home can reduce suffering, enhance quality of life, and prevent unnecessary trips to the hospital.  The VNS Care Choices program is such a service  Learn more >

Care Choice In The News

Visiting Nurse Service Palliative Care Helps Patients at Home
Times Union, December 25, 2014

Care Choices Offers Support, Info to Terminally Ill
Daily Gazette, September 28, 2014

Care Central Health Homes

The VNS is proud to be taking the lead to bring one of New York State’s first "health homes" to our community. This new model of care will change the way healthcare is delivered, making it better, more accessible, efficient and cost-effective. Learn more >

Power of home care

Since 1919 the VNS has served the home health needs of Schenectady and Saratoga Counties. Our services are ranked the overall highest by Medicare (according to Medicare Home Health Compare) and we have above average patient satisfaction. With a team of professional and paraprofessional we can meet your or your loved ones home health needs. Whether or not you use our services, we will strive to provide to you relevant information regarding your post-acute needs. Learn more >


Homecare is the fastest growing sector of healthcare. At the VNS you can advance your skills while receiving with competitive pay and benefits. Learn more >

foundation news

16th Annual Fore the Foundation Golf Tournament! Please join us for this exciting event on September 16, 2016 at Fairways of Halfmoon . For more information, click here.