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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Long Island Crisis Center

A BBB Accredited charity


  • Meets all standards

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Long Island Crisis Center
2740 Martin Avenue
Bellmore, NY 11710
Year, State Incorporated:
1972, New York
Stated Purpose:
" The mission of Long Island Crisis Center is to provide 24/7 free, high quality, confidential and non-judgmental programs and services to support and empower Long Islanders at critical times in their lives. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Long Island Crisis Center (LICC) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Long Island Crisis Center provides crisis intervention, counseling, information, referral, and supportive services, primarily through a 24 hour, 7 day-a-week phone hot-line, but also by walk-in, internet, or text messaging. The organization also operates a street outreach mobile unit, and creates short videos to help those in need.


Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Linda Leonard, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Lisa Veglia, LCSW, MPA
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Deputy Executive Director, Quality Services for the Autism Community
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Direct mail appeals, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals
Fund raising costs were 8.2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,270,609, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities and government grants.)

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


The following information is based on LICC's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Government grants


Foundation grants


Special events




Interest income


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Program services

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 82%  Fund Raising: 9%  Administrative 9% 
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Beginning net assets $643,361
Ending net assets 698,768
Total liabilities 225,391

Total assets



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