As an IRS 501 (c)(3) free standing community-based and community-guided not-for-profit organization in the heart of Inwood, ICS has survived financially over the past 36+ years through essentially three sources of revenue:

  • Government contracts attained through rigorous RFP (Request for Proposal) processes
  • Medicaid, Medicare and insurance fees for ICS’s professionally-licensed clinical services
  • The generosity of community residents and other ICS supporters

This last category of support enables ICS to enhance certain of its programs and activities and also offset the costs of what have become ICS traditions: the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Fund and the annual ICS Christmas Holiday Toy Drive.

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staff-phylicia-rossPhylicia Ross is currently the unit director of ICS PS 278 Elementary School program. She possesses a Bachelors degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology from SUNY College at Buffalo State with a minor in Social Welfare. Having over 3 years of experience in Youth Development, Phylicia was employed at the Coalition for Hispanic Family Services as a Community Programs manager serving¬†middle-school, adolescent, and adult participants. Phylicia has facilitated Youth Advisory Council’s teen empowerment groups, youth outreach workshops, and youth social justice campaigns. Phylicia also directed a DYCD Cornerstone Program that included after school (ages 5-12); teen (ages 13-21) ; and adult (ages 22 and over) activities. She can be reached at (212) 942-0043 ext .179