LINC Celibrates Blind/Deaf Week with its own

Hello my name is Daniel Hawkins. I am an DeafBlind Advocate at LINC Inc. As an DeafBlind myself, I have experience in living independently with dual sensory loss. Many people think just losing your hearing or vision is bad, but not both. However I am here to tell you it…

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LINC’s Hours Being Reduced

    If no FY17 budget or bridge agreement is signedby the end of June, LINC will be forced to reduce service hours. 1 Please be aware and spread the word that if no FY17 budget or bridge agreement is signed by the end of June, LINC will be forced to reduce…

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A Good Book & A Good Pattern

Marilyn Hughes Retirement Celebration Marilyn Hughes was born the eldest of 5 children in 1945 in St. Louis. She was educated at the Jacksonville, Illinois School for the Blind starting at age 6, spending 9 months a year away from her family. Marilyn remembers Joanna Cargill & her Husband Floyd…

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Thank You Eagle Flooring of Swansea

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   Thank You Eagle Flooring of SwanseaLINC Inc gives a big shout out to Eagle Flooring who for the last few years has been a Swansea Business that has helped support the community by letting LINC use space to store durable medical equipment. LINC has an Equipment Loan Program where…

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Is This How To Balance The State Budget?

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   Stricter Eligibility Criteria for Seniors and People with Disabilities?Politics is our way of life, whether we like it or not. It’s what makes our country great. But it can also be frustrating and confusing. The state of Illinois is facing very difficult times. It is our politician’s responsibility to…

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Who Is Harmed by the Illinois Budget Fiasco?

The QuestionEvery day we read new information about the growing impact of the lack of a budget for the State of Illinois. So who is actually harmed by this? Let’s look at just two examples. ExamplesChildren and families who use subsidized daycare services; the employers of those who lose the…

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Open Letter from Linc’s Director

It is with great sadness that I write to you today advising you that due to the lack of a budget agreement for FY16, LINC will be laying off 7 people and furloughing down to 25.5 hours per week for the remaining 9 staff. Not only will this negatively affect…

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