0 170

nationalities and ethnic groups

0 25

of Businesses
are Immigrant-Owned

0 33

of immigrants are naturalized citizens

0 2


Making A Positive Impact On Our Immigrant Community

Our goal is to improve the quality of life in our immigrant community. We help you to settle in a new environment, deal with the challenges of everyday problems, and growing beyond the confines of your environment.

If you want to go fast, go alone;
if you want to go far, go together.

African Proverb.

Community Health Services

ICS provides free healthcare services provided by African immigrant health specialists. Our programs cover mental health services, HIV, Ebola and free health fairs.

Economic Development

Through the African Diaspora Entrepreneurship Summit (AfDES), ICS brings together aspiring and existing entrepreneurs, investors, governmental agencies and other resources to encourage and grow entrepreneurship in the African diaspora community residing in the DC Metro region. Visit AfDES

Community Integration

We curate programs that help new immigrants to settle and fit into their new community. We also have programs aimed at educating and engaging the youth within our immigrant community, keeping them connected to their culture. Through home languages classes, lectures and presentations during school culture days, heritage month celebrations. We offer foreign language translation services.

Useful Links for Immigrants

New to the DMV? Please use these our directory to navigate your way around. We have put together an immigrant essentials list.

Housing Services

Explore our resources for housing services. As an immigrant, its important to know your rights.

Legal Services

A team of legal experts can guide you through the tough US court process. Here are some low cost and pro bono laywers.

Youth & Elderly

Elderly and Youth engagement services are important for your freedom as you strive to earn an income.

Health Services

Explore our health service opportunities. We have a full calendar on upcoming health expos.

Economic & Workforce Empowerment

Building a solid financial foundation is key to success. From business to counselling, we are here to help you get there.

Stay Connected

Getting Started

We have compiled a list of useful information to help you settle in and fit  in to the DMV Immigrant Community.

Looking for a Job

Meet the Immigrant Community

Meet Other Professionals

Get Your Drivers License

Assistance Programs

Food Banks