What is IFS?

The International Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers (IFS) is a global movement that connects community organizations that represent and respond to the different needs, strengths and aspirations of families and communities. Its mission is to build an inclusive global community by empowering, inspiring and connecting people who are working locally for social justice. Learn more »

View our current member list »

Learn about the UN!

With our general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the UN, IFS members can attend events all over the world!

Participate in the People's Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights - September 30 - October 4 at the UN Headquarters. Click here to learn more. 


Check out our interactive IFS map!

Now you can view all IFS members from across the globe through our interactive map project!
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The Latest News From IFS

Join us for our next IFS conference in Berlin!

On the Move - At Home in The World will be held September 28 through October 1, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The conference will focus on refugees and migrants, as well as other pressing topics for the settlement house and neighborhood center communities across the globe. Please visit www.onthemove2016.com for more information.

Registration is now open - please register online today.

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