Welcome to Ladies In Need Can Survive, Inc.



Ladies In Need Can Survive, Inc. (LINCS), a non-profit, 501 (c) 3 transitional home for women who’ve been battered, grappling with substance abuse, and homelessness, provides opportunities for women in need of a second chance and serves as a safety net that allows women to focus while working on their core issues.

LINCS is a fully furnished home with four bedrooms, one restroom, a living room, a kitchen, a spacious den, a laundry area that’s equipped with a washer and dryer, and a fenced-in backyard. The facility is monitored 24 hours a day with video recorded surveillance cameras and on-duty support staff.

The facility is located in a quiet residential area in the Frayser community of Memphis, TN. The home also is located on the MATA bus line. Amenities in the surrounding area include department stores, grocery stores, restaurants, Tennessee Southwest Community College, Ed Rice Community Center, Raleigh Springs Mall, and a public library.     

Mission Statement

Our mission is to impact the community by breaking the cycle of domestic violence, substance abuse, and homelessness through a structured and intensive training program that focuses on transitioning, strengthening, and empowering women to succeed.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to guarantee women a successful transition from crisis to rehabilitation. 

Purpose Statement

The purpose of LINCS is to remove all excuses and to help women regain their dignity, self-respect, a new status in life, and to help them overcome their adversities. Our goal is to achieve a steady success rate by reducing the high statistics of today’s alcohol and drug fatalities.

We value the health and wellness of women with addictions and mental health issues.

  • We make a difference through our programs and services. 

  • We respect the women we serve.

  • We make a commitment to our women and to our community

  • We believe recovery can happen for every woman that walks through LINCS's doors.