We Are ICS!

Immigrant Community Services Inc, (ICS) is a service focused community-based organization  primarily serving the African immigrant communities in the Washington DC Metro area. 

Based in Montgomery County Maryland, ICS was established in 2012 in response to the exponential growth of African immigrants in the County and the need for multicultural support for  the new residents. Our clients include newly arrived refugees, migrants and people moving from within the US to settle in the DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia metro area.

Our services are for everyone including individuals families, unaccompanied minors,  LGBTQIA+ and Seniors.

Through a broad range of culturally specific programs, ICS helps immigrants better integrate and thrive.


The ICS Way

ICS is committed to supporting the community through direct services and collaborations with other community organizations, government partners, and entities, embodying the belief that “it takes a village” and embracing the principle “if you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together” to build capacity and serve effectively.

Build Equitable Partnerships

  • We will work in partnership with other community service providers to strengthen our service delivery to our diverse community.
  • We develop equitable partnerships based on mutual interests, research and innovation to support effective service delivery for the community.
  • We align our programs and services to meet the needs of the community.

Meet Our Board

Our Board of Directors is comprised of five community and industry leaders with expertise in a wide range of areas, including advocacy, law, insurance, government contracting, fund development, and business & project management.

Mr. Mumin Barrre (Board President)

Ms. Soffie Ceesay

Ms. Fatmata Barrie Esq.

Ms. Josephine Garnem

Ms. Omega Tawonezvi