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Ladies In Need Can Survive, Inc.was founded in 2013 with an explicit mission to impact the community by breaking the cycle of domestic violence, substance abuse and homelessness through a structured and intensive training programthat focuses on transitioning, strengthening and empowering women to succeed.
The services that we provide focus on preserving children out of foster care, supporting parents and caregivers, giving teens opportunities for growth and healthful development, and strengthening communities.

Meet Our Team

A successful team beats with one heart. LINCS is fortunate to have qualified professionals to guide and educate each client through what seems to be an impossible transition. Our staff is aware that recovery does not happen overnight -- but recovery can happen.
Wanda Taylor
Senior Board Advisor
Ms. Taylor is the founder of Ladies In Need Can Survive, Inc. She oversees the entire program and manages the day-to-day operation. She is committed and dedicated to helping women who’re struggling with an addiction, abused, and/or homeless. She ensures the women a safe, smooth, and successful transition back into society. Ms. Taylor has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, an Associate Degree in Social Work, Certification in Substance Abuse Counseling, and a Certified Heartsaver CPR AED.
Opal Allen
Residential Monitor
Ms. Allen currently works full-time for Alliance Healthcare and conducts group therapy sessions and individual counseling. She has a Master of Business Administration with concentration in Human Resource Management, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, and a Certified Heartsaver CPR AED and CPI (non-violent Crisis Intervention). Ms. Opal is the night overseer at LINCS and ensures that the program runs smoothly in the absence of the Director.
Shayla Reynolds
Mrs. Reynolds currently works for the State of Tennessee Department of Human Service as the Master Level Rehabilitation Counselor. She is a certified Rehabilitation Counselor, holds a Master of Science in Counseling, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Ms. Reynolds is LINCS’s part-time Counselor and helps our residents work through their core issues.
Kamekio Lewis
Job Readiness Instructor
Mrs. Lewis is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor who currently works for the State of Tennessee as a Program Coordinator for the Division of Rehabilitation Services. She has her M.ED and Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work. Mrs. Lewis is LINCS’s part-time Job Readiness instructor and trains and helps LINCS’s residents find employment.
When your loved one is battling an addiction or being abused sometimes guilt and shame keep them from seeking help. Choose LINCS for your loved one rehabilitation needs. Wait no longer! Pick up the phone. Call (901) 353-0927 and someone is available to take your call.
  • Alcohol and Drug Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Individual Counseling
  • Financial Literacy Courses
  • Job Readiness Training
  • Life Skills Classes
  • Anger Management
  • Equal opportunity
  • Long-term housing
  • One-on-one training
  • Wrap-around services
  • All-round success
about us
Ladies In Need Can Survive, Inc.
Is a non-profit 501 (c) 3transitional home for women who are battling homelessness, substance abuse and domestic violence. Women admitted to the program can stay up to one year. Amenities includedaily meals, clothing, transportation, basic necessities, and wraparound services.