Welcome to LINC
The Local Investment Commission (LINC) is a non-profit organization that works with state and local government, businesses, community and civic leaders to improve the lives of children and families in the Kansas City region.
Learn more about LINC.
LINC and Summer
LINC is deeply involved in providing summer school and summer programs.
The summer programs vary depending on the LINC school district partner. Detailed information, and a way to submit questions, are available through links below. Some summer program details are still being worked out.
The most up-to-date information on all LINC summer programs is available on our website.
Kansas City Public Schools
LINC is operating a six-week program from Monday, June 1, to Friday, July 10. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Watch a video about last year's summer school program, which this year is expanding to 17 elementary schools. LINC will also offer before- and after-school care at another three schools.
Other School Districts
LINC will have a summer presence in Grandview, Hickman Mills, Center, Fort Osage and North Kansas City. In these districts, the school district will be operating the summer school while LINC will provide additional hours or opportunities.
Phyllis Becker has been appointed Director of the Division of Youth Services (DYS).
Missouri Department of Social Services director Brian Kinkade announced the appointment on April 17, 2015.
The National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and the Kansas City CARE Clinic will be holding a one-day free medical clinic event on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo., at the Bartle Hall Kansas City Convention Center, for those in the area who have no or limited access to health care.
LINC and Turn the Page KC along with AmeriCorps volunteers traveled to the First Book distribution center in St. Louis to provide 5,000 books for area children -- part of a concerted effort to get more books in the hands of children in the community.