Integrated Family Community Services 3370 South Irving Street, Englewood, CO 80110-1816 Ph: 303-789-0501

History of Integrated Family Community Services

Integrated Family Community Services (IFCS), formerly Inter-Faith Community Services, was founded in 1964 and incorporated in 1968. The brainchild of Maida Navis, IFCS came into being because she recognized that traditional human service resources were not serving the needs of many area residents. She coordinated the efforts of community members to develop IFCS to meet those needs.

IFCS Founder Maida Navis

IFCS is funded by donations from individuals, businesses, community organizations, congregations, special events, foundation grants, and federal, state, and local government support. In addition to actual funding, many donated services and equipment supplement the budget. Thousands of volunteer hours, food, clothing, and household items are donated by individuals, schools, congregations, and community organizations to insure that IFCS can continue to provide much needed services.

IFCS provides a “hand-up,” not a “hand-out” by giving motivation, incentive, and by providing services not available elsewhere in Arapahoe County. IFCS reaches out to families through basic services, moral support, and educational programs and provides an opportunity for people to help through volunteerism.

For more than 50 years, the Board of Directors, staff, and many volunteers have been devoted to building an organization which meets an unfilled need in the community. IFCS is always responsive and provides those in need with opportunities to learn, to grow, and to become or continue to be active and productive members of our community.

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7 hours ago

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Behold! The strongest man in Colorado 😉 Jeff with Food Bank of the Rockies just delivered sweet potatoes and large yellow onions for our Emergency Food Boxes! Call now to make your appointment 303-789-0501 ... See MoreSee Less

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1 day ago

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A HUGE thank you to Chris in Boulder with Enterprise! We now have access to this gigantic truck which will allow IFCS to unload 10,000 lbs of food today, 10,000 lbs next week, and 10,000 lbs the week after that! 💪 Learn more about our One Can Feed campaign by visiting OneCanFeed.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Ending our day with a 😃! Friends and Family of the Columbine Stake donated hundreds of goodie bags intended for schools that have since closed. These bags include healthy snacks like Nutrigrain bars, instant noodle soup, and squeezey fruit packs. Call 303-789-0501 to make an appointment. Anyone is welcome. Together, there can be enough. ... See MoreSee Less

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National news picking up on what we are seeing - a massive growth in need. Monetary donations are a huge need right now! #DoingMyPartCO

https://abcnews.go.com/amp/US/wireStory/food-banks-face-virus-dilemma-demand-fewer-volunteers-69666357

It's been an incredibly busy day thanks to @KS1075 and DJ Tony V letting folks know about our free Emergency Food Assistance food boxes. Appointments are filled through tomorrow (3/25), so please call to schedule for Thursday and Friday. (303) 789-0501

IFCS is feeding up to 8 families per hour Monday- Friday! That's a lot of boxes filled with food. Thank you to two local U-Haul locations for donating 12x12's to us today. To make a financial donation please visit https://onecanfeed.org/donation/

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