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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

ChildSafe

Expert Care for Abused Children

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four stars

90.15

7130 West US Highway 90 San Antonio, TX 78227
tel: (210) 675-9000   Web Site
EIN: 74-2633697

Board Leadership
Ray Battaglia
Chair

CEO
Kim K. Abernethy
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.15 four stars
  Financial 91.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ChildSafe, formerly known as The Alamo Children's Advocacy Center, was founded in 1992. ChildSafe is a children's advocacy center, Bexar County's only agency providing specialized services to children who have been sexually abused and to their supportive family members. ChildSafe provides a safe, child friendly environment where law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, and medical and mental health professionals can share information and coordinate strategies sensitive to the needs of each unique case and child.

ChildSafe, formerly known as The Alamo Children's Advocacy Center, was founded in 1992. ChildSafe is a children's advocacy center, Bexar County's only agency providing specialized services to children who have been sexually abused and to their supportive family members. ChildSafe provides a safe, child friendly environment where law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, and medical and mental health professionals can share information and coordinate strategies sensitive to the needs of each unique case and child.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of clients who self-report increased skills/knowledge after educational program/intervention
555
Number of clients served
506
Number of participants reporting change in behavior or cessation of activity
390
Number of training workshops
584
Number of clients who report general satisfaction with their services
1,469
Number of children receiving forensic interviews.
1,659
Total number of clients served.
4,379
Number of clients served in Adventure Therapy(FEAT).
174
Number of clients showing improvment as a result of particpating in Adventure Therapy (FEAT).
136
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

91.47

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.11
  Program Expenses Growth 23.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ChildSafe on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ChildSafe on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ChildSafe (TX) 90.15 four stars
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 88.82 three stars
San Francisco CASA (CA) 90.48 four stars
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County (CA) 87.81 three stars
Child Advocates (TX) 91.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,982,942
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,724,181
Total Contributions $5,707,123
   Program Service Revenue $29,071
Total Primary Revenue $5,736,194
   Other Revenue $146,828
TOTAL REVENUE $5,883,022
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,478,047
   Administrative Expenses $509,758
   Fundraising Expenses $355,977
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,343,782
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,539,240
   
Net Assets $11,070,649

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
Forensic Interviews and Family Support Specialists $1,300,830 37.4%
Counseling Services $1,226,670 35.3%
Education and Outreach $508,400 14.6%

Ratings History
ChildSafe has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 90.15 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 91.92 four stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 91.99 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 92.15 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2015 79.62 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 87.90 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 84.82 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 74-2633697
Name in IRS Master File CHILDSAFE
NTEE Code P62
NTEE Classification Victims' Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 June, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$152,000 3.49% Kimberly K. Abernethy President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ChildSafe (TX) 90.15 four stars
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County (TX) 91.33 four stars
CASA of Travis County (TX) 91.53 four stars
ProKids (OH) 92.75 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County (TX) 91.85 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ChildSafe
7130 West US Highway 90
San Antonio, TX 78227
tel: (210) 675-9000
fax: (210) 675-9020
EIN: 74-2633697

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Board Leadership

Ray Battaglia
Chair

CEO

Kim K. Abernethy
President and CEO

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