Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Jewish Children's Regional Service

Serving Jewish children

four stars

96.25

Executive Tower 3500 North Causeway Boulevard
Metairie, LA 70002
tel: (800) 729-5277   Web Site
EIN: 72-0408936

Board Leadership
Donald Meltzer
President

CEO
Ned Goldberg
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.25 four stars
  Financial 94.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Children's Regional Service (JCRS), formerly the Jewish Children's Home, began in 1855 as an orphanage and is currently the oldest existing Jewish child welfare organization in the United States, as well as the only regional Jewish child welfare agency in the country. The Agency's services to children span the service fields of: mental health, child welfare, child development, higher education, and the Jewish education/camping experience. The JCRS professional staff are advocates for children and are committed to the comprehensive coordination of services to young people whenever possible, whether through the JCRS or through other agencies. JCRS serves Jewish children in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

Jewish Children's Regional Service (JCRS), formerly the Jewish Children's Home, began in 1855 as an orphanage and is currently the oldest existing Jewish child welfare organization in the United States, as well as the only regional Jewish child welfare agency in the country. The Agency's services to children span the service fields of: mental health, child welfare, child development, higher education, and the Jewish education/camping experience. The JCRS professional staff are advocates for children and are committed to the comprehensive coordination of services to young people whenever possible, whether through the JCRS or through other agencies. JCRS serves Jewish children in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

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Financial

four stars

94.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.84
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Children's Regional Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Children's Regional Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,220,157
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $90,206
   Fundraising Events $91,875
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,402,238
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,402,238
   Other Revenue $1,514,380
TOTAL REVENUE $2,916,618
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,373,122
   Administrative Expenses $143,951
   Fundraising Expenses $141,610
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,658,683
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,257,935
   
Net Assets $10,273,266

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,714 8.30% Ned Goldberg Executive Director

Mission

Jewish Children's Regional Service (JCRS), formerly the Jewish Children's Home, began in 1855 as an orphanage and is currently the oldest existing Jewish child welfare organization in the United States, as well as the only regional Jewish child welfare agency in the country. The Agency's services to children span the service fields of: mental health, child welfare, child development, higher education, and the Jewish education/camping experience. The JCRS professional staff are advocates for children and are committed to the comprehensive coordination of services to young people whenever possible, whether through the JCRS or through other agencies. JCRS serves Jewish children in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Children's Regional Service
Executive Tower
3500 North Causeway Boulevard
Metairie, LA 70002
tel: (800) 729-5277
fax: (504) 828-5255
EIN: 72-0408936

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 7368
Metairie, LA 70010

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Board Leadership

Donald Meltzer
President

CEO

Ned Goldberg
Executive Director