Social Services

For any health and human services issue you might be confronting, turn first to 2-1-1. Just like dialing 9-1-1, 2-1-1 is a fast, free, easy-to-remember phone service that connects people in need with a trained professional who can provide referrals for basic human needs, physical and mental resources, programs to assist families, and much more. You can also access 2-1-1 at

In partnership with Community Health Network, ICS is staffed by a school-based clinical therapist. Kamarra Bruening, MSW, LSW, can be reached at (317) 357-3770 x145.

Should you need assistance connecting with any community resources, Irvington Community Schools counseling staff can be contacted as follows:

ICS Social Worker: Alexandria Goddard, (317) 357-3770 x115
Irvington Preparatory Academy: Stephanie Brinsley, (317) 357-3770 x108
Irvington Community Middle School: Deirdre Smith, (317) 357-3850
Irvington Community Elementary School: Marsha Hart, (317) 357-5359
McKinney-Vento Coordinator: Stephanie Brinsley, (317) 357-3770 x108
(The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act is a federal law that includes protections for homeless children.)