The Long Island Network of Community Services, Inc. (LINCS) is a community-based 501(c) (3) not-for-profit agency, committed to assist other Long Island non-profit agencies with their infrastructure and capacity building. LINCS is fully dedicated to the prevention, monitoring and lessening of the effects of bias crimes, hate related harassment and discrimination; as well as the ongoing support and development of its related entity, the Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc. (LIAAC). LINCS is also committed to joint community programming in the following areas: health and social issues.
LINCS owns a 30-thousand square foot state of the art office building that provides professional office space to partnering and other non-profit agencies. This uniquely designed building allows non-profits to compete in the professional arena.
In addition to providing office space to BiasHELP, A Division of LINCS and LIAAC, support was given in the form of performing key administrative functions designed to enhance organizational efficiency.
LINCS offers Capacity Building programs through its primary partnerships with LIAAC and other non-profits. LINCS also continues to:
- Maintain a high quality self-insured non-profit health benefits program.
- Offer a wide range of non-contributory pension and employee benefit programs to attract and maintain high quality individuals.
- Provide its partnering agencies with key strategic guidance and technical expertise related to program development and institutional advancement.
- Offer capacity training and technical assistance in the areas of: Fiscal Management, Human Resource and Staff Development, and the integration of new programs to provide additional revenue and agency stability.