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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Families First Health & Support Center

support for families...health care for all

four stars

92.31

100 Campus Drive Suite 12
Portsmouth, NH 03801
tel: (603) 422-8208   Web Site
EIN: 22-2757341

Board Leadership
Linda Sanborn
Chair

CEO
Helen Taft
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.31 four stars
  Financial 89.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Families First's mission is "to contribute to the health and well-being of the Seacoast community by providing a broad range of health and family services to all, regardless of ability to pay." The "broad range of services" includes primary, prenatal and oral health care; behavioral health counseling; substance abuse treatment; mobile health care for homeless and other low-income people; parenting classes and family programs; and care coordination and other supportive services. We make services available "regardless of ability to pay" by offering an income-based sliding fee scale for uninsured and underinsured patients; accepting Medicaid; helping patients obtain health insurance and prescription assistance; prescription assistance; delivering mobile medical and dental care to homeless people at little or no cost; and providing parenting classes and family programs at no cost.

Families First's mission is "to contribute to the health and well-being of the Seacoast community by providing a broad range of health and family services to all, regardless of ability to pay." The "broad range of services" includes primary, prenatal and oral health care; behavioral health counseling; substance abuse treatment; mobile health care for homeless and other low-income people; parenting classes and family programs; and care coordination and other supportive services. We make services available "regardless of ability to pay" by offering an income-based sliding fee scale for uninsured and underinsured patients; accepting Medicaid; helping patients obtain health insurance and prescription assistance; prescription assistance; delivering mobile medical and dental care to homeless people at little or no cost; and providing parenting classes and family programs at no cost.

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Financial

three stars

89.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Families First Health & Support Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Families First Health & Support Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Families First Health & Support Center (NH) 92.31 four stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of St. Louis (MO) 92.58 four stars
Jewish Family Service of San Diego (CA) 91.82 four stars
Children's Fund (CA) 87.26 three stars
Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando (FL) 85.40 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,533,646
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,689,549
Total Contributions $3,223,195
   Program Service Revenue $2,632,428
Total Primary Revenue $5,855,623
   Other Revenue $-7,956
TOTAL REVENUE $5,847,667
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,916,092
   Administrative Expenses $615,582
   Fundraising Expenses $155,127
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,686,801
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $160,866
   
Net Assets $2,908,759

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Families First Health & Support Center has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 07/01/2017 92.31 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 94.20 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.33 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 94.51 four stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 93.82 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 87.02 three stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 86.57 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 22-2757341
Name in IRS Master File FAMILIES FIRST OF THE GREATER SEACOAST
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 (154) Health clinic
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 March, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,082 1.88% Helen B. Taft Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$179,567 3.15% Eric Samuel Family Physician
$157,048 2.76% Ruth James Family Physician
$140,105 2.46% John Fitzsimons Dentist

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Families First Health & Support Center (NH) 92.31 four stars
The Family Conservancy (KS) 87.63 three stars
Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery (WA) 85.63 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (MA) 98.65 four stars
Grapevine Relief And Community Exchange (TX) 85.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Families First Health & Support Center
100 Campus Drive
Suite 12
Portsmouth, NH 03801
tel: (603) 422-8208
fax: (603) 422-8218
EIN: 22-2757341

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Board Leadership

Linda Sanborn
Chair

CEO

Helen Taft
Executive Director

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