Who We AreLakes Country Service Cooperative (LCSC) is a public, nonprofit membership-based organization dedicated to providing quality, innovative services that help make our members successful. Originally created by legislation in 1976 to provide services to pre-k through 12 education, we have grown and expanded to provide quality, innovative programs to cities, counties, other governmental agencies, and non-profit agencies.
Who We Serve
- Education – Public, Charter, Private Schools and Higher Education
- Local and State Government Agencies – Cities, Counties, Townships, State Agencies
- Other Governmental Agencies – Housing, Redevelopment Authorities, Public Health, Govt. Associations and Joint Powers Groups
- Nonprofit Agencies – Philanthropic, Arts, Faith-based and Community Organizations
Today, our services reach over 140 members in our original nine-county region in west central Minnesota, and hundreds more through our partnerships with
other service cooperatives and state agencies.
M I S S I O N:
"We Advocate for Strong Communities Through Service and Leadership."
V A L U E S:
Leadership: Transforming the Future for ALL
Collaboration: Together We Achieve a Culture of Learning and Growth
Service: Responsive, Innovative, Effective Solutions
V I S I O N:
"Learning, Leading, and Innovating to Achieve Vibrant, Inclusive Communities."