Inner City Youth and Family Services mission is to inspire youth, adults, and families by providing care, promise, hope, and commitment through various programs to help strengthen our community.

Our Values

We embrace everyone, come as you are we do not judge but provide unconditional care.

Promise

Our goal is to inspire individuals to maintain a level of optimism no matter what their economic class is.

Hope

Our goal is to shine light on youth and families to give them hope toward a brighter future.

Commitment

We are committed to assisting those who are underserved, at risk, and in need of a helping hand.

History

Inner City Youth & Family Services Inc. was founded in 2011.
ICYFS is a Community Based Organization that is located in
Far Rockaway NY which is pending 501c3 status.

Leadership

Yolanda Phillips

Founder/CEO

Araceli Melendez

Vice President

Deandre Christian

Chief financial officer



Services

Youth Services

      Mentoring
      SAT prep
      Counseling
      Youth housingreferrals
      Individual & Group Counseling
      Sports & Recreation activities
      Childcare
      Academic & After school
      Enrichment programs
      Tutoring
      College/ Financial Aid
      application assistance
    GED referrals application assistance
      Summer camp
      Job readiness & Resume writing
      24 hour hotline for
      run away teens

Educational Services

      Tutoring
      After school
      SAT Prep













VETERAN SERVICES

So often our veterans return home and are not service connected. ICYFS mission is to connect veterans to resources through our referral program which includes but is not limited to;

      Vocational Training & Education
      Employment/Job readiness
      Mental Health Services
      Healthcare
      Substance/Alcohol Abuse Treatment & Counseling
      Homelessness prevention referrals
      Transitional housing
      Case management




Residential Housing Referral Services

Transitional housing for homeless teens & adults.

Residential programs for young adults from ages 18-23.

Homelessness has been an ongoing issue in New York City for many years. ICYFS goal is to provide housing services/referrals to those that are homeless and at risk of becoming homeless. We also provide residential services to the youth and young adults as well as housing assistance to veterans.

ICYFS goal is to provide transitional housing for homeless adults throughout the city to help them transition from the homeless shelter system to permanent Housing.

ICYFS goal is to offer independent Living Housing program which is designed to prevent the homelessness of young adults ages 18- 23 that has aged out of foster care and have no family resources.






Gallery







Take care of your closest friends and family



Families and friends form some of the closest of bonds you will ever experience





People come and go in our lives, but a beauty of life is that our family is always there






Take care of your closest friends and family









Families and friends form some of the closest of bonds you will ever experience






People come and go in our lives, but a beauty of life is that our family is always there