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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Jewish Family Service Agency of Central New Jersey

Skilled and compassionate human services

84.50

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

CEO
Thomas Beck
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.50
  Financial 87.50
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

82.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 43.9%
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) 84.50
Mission of Hope (TN) 88.00
Triangle Family Services (NC) 89.62
Casa de Amparo (CA) 91.40
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Monmouth County (NJ) 96.46

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,178,460
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $39,856
   Fundraising Events $341,302
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,732,031
Total Contributions $5,291,649
   Program Service Revenue $509,125
Total Primary Revenue $5,800,774
   Other Revenue $-19,790
TOTAL REVENUE $5,780,984
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,130,169
   Administrative Expenses $430,418
   Fundraising Expenses $291,422
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,852,009
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-71,025
   
Net Assets $1,977,939

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 $3,695,651 72.0%
Mental Health Counseling $1,015,640 19.8%
Special Assistance $418,878 8.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 84.50
2018-12 03/01/2020 83.33
2017-12 12/01/2019 80.68
2017-12 10/01/2019 76.45
2016-12 06/01/2018 76.45
2015-12 04/01/2017 81.17
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.17
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 83.28
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.45

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,214 3.28% Thomas Beck Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service Agency of Central New Jersey (NJ) 84.50
Fox Valley Christian Action (IL) 85.21
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 90.67
Wesley Community Center (TX) 90.52
Sheridan House Family Ministries (FL) 97.10

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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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CEO

Thomas Beck
Executive Director

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