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Welcome to NICA, where we offer a Helping Hand.


Make a difference today

Become a volunteer

Are you searching for a way to give back and donate your time to helping those in need? NICA is always in search of people like yourself to lend a helping hand at events and at our pantry.

Donate to support

Donate today and help NICA in it’s mission to break the cycle of poverty through nurturing those in need, while helping them to cultivate the skills to support themselves and their neighbors.

Become a partner

Do you own a business or run an organization? NICA is interested in partnering with you. We want to build a group of like minded businesses and organizations to further our cause.


Our promise to the community

NICA promises to provide a hand-up and not just a handout. We promise to focus on long-term goals that are met through case management, crisis prevention, employment, education, and community services. Our primary focus is to aid and empower and, to provide or link people to resources and opportunities to strengthen themselves, their families, and ultimately strengthen our community.





Break the cycle of poverty by helping us focus on the physical, emotional, intellectual & spiritual aspects of each family we serve.

Our aim is to aid and empower, to provide or link people to opportunities to get back on their feet, to strengthen their families, and ultimately to strengthen their neighborhoods.

Meet The Team

Brittnee Thomas
Chief Executive Director

As the Chief Executive Officer of the organization, I work closely with stakeholders, community leaders, and residents to drive positive change in Northside communities. By leading strategic initiatives, I aim to ensure that our efforts are focused and impactful, and that we are fully engaged with the needs of the people we serve. With a deep commitment to collaboration and an unwavering dedication to promoting sustainable growth, I believe that we can make a tangible difference in the lives of those who call Northside home. Through proactive engagement and thoughtful leadership, I am confident that we can build a brighter and more equitable future for all.

Catherine Arredondo
Director of Development

As Director of Development for Northside Inter-Community Agency, is responsible for administering the organization’s development and activities. This involves creating a fundraising strategy, communicating with donors, and managing volunteers. Arredondo is committed to maximizing and stabilizing the growth of NICA to ensure effective fundraising efforts. Arredondo has a passion for NICA’s mission and a commitment to the community.


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You have the skills people need. Join our Good Works Home Repair program now!

NICA is seeking volunteers with expertise in home repairs to assist those in need. If you specialize in areas such as Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, Cleaning, and Organization, please consider lending your skills and join our team. Don't hesitate to contact us if you're interested in being a part of this meaningful mission.

Join our team of passionate individuals at NICA and make a meaningful difference. Together, let's empower communities, drive social change, and create a brighter future for those in need.