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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

ChildSafe

Expert Care for Abused Children

three stars

88.09

3730 IH-10 East San Antonio, TX 78220
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 88.09 three stars
  Financial 87.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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 2018
Number of clients who self-report increased skills/knowledge after educational program/intervention
560
Number of clients served
564
Number of participants reporting change in behavior or cessation of activity
406
Number of training workshops
560
Number of clients who report general satisfaction with their services
1,862
Number of children receiving forensic interviews.
2,290
Total number of clients served.
6,111
Number of clients served in Adventure Therapy(FEAT).
237
Number of clients showing improvment as a result of particpating in Adventure Therapy (FEAT).
154
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

three stars

87.25

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.39
  Program Expenses Growth 19.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.9%
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.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board, Our funders
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to get honest feedback from our clients
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ChildSafe (TX) 88.09 three stars
Child Abuse Network (OK) 88.01 three stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County (TX) 90.01 four stars
ProKids (OH) 94.64 four stars
Promises2Kids (CA) 91.88 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,849,452
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,793,893
Total Contributions $9,643,345
   Program Service Revenue $8,785
Total Primary Revenue $9,652,130
   Other Revenue $264,193
TOTAL REVENUE $9,916,323
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,790,322
   Administrative Expenses $1,538,124
   Fundraising Expenses $251,402
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,579,848
   
Payments to Affiliates $812,179
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,336,475
   
Net Assets $15,410,004

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 $1,497,177 39.5%
Counseling Services $1,419,030 37.4%
Education and Outreach $485,270 12.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2020 88.09 three stars
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$134,000 2.40% Kimberly K. Abernethy President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ChildSafe (TX) 88.09 three stars
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County (CA) 90.53 four stars
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 88.82 three stars
Child Abuse Network (OK) 88.01 three stars
Florida's Children First (FL) 86.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

ChildSafe
3730 IH-10 East
San Antonio, TX 78220
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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