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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Jewish Family Service Agency of Central New Jersey

Skilled and compassionate human services

three stars

83.33

655 Westfield Avenue Elizabeth, NJ 07208
tel: (908) 352-8375   Web Site
EIN: 22-1487364

Board Leadership
Jodi Zolkin Kiste
President

CEO
Thomas Beck
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.33 three stars
  Financial 77.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey (JFS) is a nonprofit, non-sectarian, social and health services agency, with offices in Elizabeth and Mountainside, New Jersey. JFS works to strengthen family life and encourage personal growth by providing quality social and health services to individuals and families in need. Each year JFS helps over 6,000 individuals, from children to older adults, and JFS is a licensed outpatient mental health agency, adoption agency, and homecare agency.

The Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey (JFS) is a nonprofit, non-sectarian, social and health services agency, with offices in Elizabeth and Mountainside, New Jersey. JFS works to strengthen family life and encourage personal growth by providing quality social and health services to individuals and families in need. Each year JFS helps over 6,000 individuals, from children to older adults, and JFS is a licensed outpatient mental health agency, adoption agency, and homecare agency.

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Financial

two stars

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth -4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service Agency of Central New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service Agency of Central New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service Agency of Central New Jersey (NJ) 83.33 three stars
Homestretch (VA) 86.36 three stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of the Suncoast (FL) 87.88 three stars
Nurse-Family Partnership (CO) 95.17 four stars
Harlem Children's Zone (NY) 91.76 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,582,027
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $58,010
   Fundraising Events $405,200
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,436,195
Total Contributions $5,481,432
   Program Service Revenue $505,336
Total Primary Revenue $5,986,768
   Other Revenue $-14,334
TOTAL REVENUE $5,972,434
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,462,286
   Administrative Expenses $442,882
   Fundraising Expenses $300,957
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,206,125
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $766,309
   
Net Assets $2,048,964

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Homecare Services for the Elderly $3,074,829 68.9%
Mental Health Counseling $994,996 22.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 83.33 three stars
2017-12 12/01/2019 80.68 three stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 76.45 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 76.45 two stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 81.17 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 83.28 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.45 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 22-1487364
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE AGENCY OF CENTRAL JERSEY
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$189,469 3.63% Thomas Beck Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service Agency of Central New Jersey (NJ) 83.33 three stars
The Parenting Journey (MA) 85.12 three stars
Goodman Jewish Family Service of Broward County (FL) 91.16 four stars
Forty Carrots Family Center (FL) 92.69 four stars
Several Sources Shelters (NJ) 87.51 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Family Service Agency of Central New Jersey
655 Westfield Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
tel: (908) 352-8375
fax: (908) 352-8858
EIN: 22-1487364

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Board Leadership

Jodi Zolkin Kiste
President

CEO

Thomas Beck
Executive Director

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