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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

ESCAPE Family Resource Center

Anyone can learn to be a better parent.

two stars

75.99

2410 Hamilton Street Houston, TX 77004
tel: (713) 942-9500   Web Site
EIN: 76-0029184

Board Leadership
Yanni Charalambous
Chair

CEO
Fritz Guthrie
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.99 two stars
  Financial 67.88 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ESCAPE Family Resource Center prevents child abuse and neglect before a child is hurt by providing education, intervention, and support programs to families in crisis. Founded in 1983 by Houston-area chapters of the National Exchange Club, we offer classes at multiple locations in the Greater Houston area in English and Spanish. In 2007, ESCAPE launched the LearnToParent movement, which provides families with cutting-edge parenting techniques, including effective alternatives to corporal punishment. Parents and children are taught skills to cope with stress, communicate effectively, and modify one another's improper behavior without resorting to punishment.

ESCAPE Family Resource Center prevents child abuse and neglect before a child is hurt by providing education, intervention, and support programs to families in crisis. Founded in 1983 by Houston-area chapters of the National Exchange Club, we offer classes at multiple locations in the Greater Houston area in English and Spanish. In 2007, ESCAPE launched the LearnToParent movement, which provides families with cutting-edge parenting techniques, including effective alternatives to corporal punishment. Parents and children are taught skills to cope with stress, communicate effectively, and modify one another's improper behavior without resorting to punishment.

Financial

one star

67.88

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
66.6%
  Administrative Expenses 21.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.95
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 55.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ESCAPE Family Resource Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ESCAPE Family Resource Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ESCAPE Family Resource Center (TX) 75.99 two stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of St. Louis (MO) 90.59 four stars
Mary's Center (DC) 93.76 four stars
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (CO) 95.36 four stars
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 90.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $304,659
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $304,659
   Program Service Revenue $149,175
Total Primary Revenue $453,834
   Other Revenue $196,909
TOTAL REVENUE $650,743
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $906,047
   Administrative Expenses $267,659
   Fundraising Expenses $156,516
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,330,222
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-679,479
   
Net Assets $2,311,192

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
Parent Education $622,062 68.7%
Public Education $148,754 16.4%
Child Education $135,231 14.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 02/01/2019 75.99 two stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 75.54 two stars
2015-08 12/01/2016 76.91 two stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 79.05 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 04/01/2016 82.84 three stars
2014-08 03/01/2016 82.11 three stars
2014-08 12/01/2015 79.21 two stars
2013-08 04/01/2015 74.43 two stars
2012-08 12/20/2013 71.45 two stars
2011-08 04/01/2013 80.45 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 76-0029184
Name in IRS Master File ESCAPE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER OF THE EXCHANGE CLUBS OF HOUSTON
NTEE Code I72
NTEE Classification Child Abuse, Prevention of
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
(327) Prevention of cruelty to children
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 October, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$57,127 4.29% Frederica Guthrie Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ESCAPE Family Resource Center (TX) 75.99 two stars
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 90.32 four stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of the Suncoast (FL) 89.63 three stars
Caridad Center (FL) 99.06 four stars
Family Centers (CT) 93.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ESCAPE Family Resource Center
2410 Hamilton Street
Houston, TX 77004
tel: (713) 942-9500
fax: (713) 942-0702
EIN: 76-0029184

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Board Leadership

Yanni Charalambous
Chair

CEO

Fritz Guthrie
Chief Executive Officer

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