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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Adolescent Counseling Services

Strength through support

three stars

88.81

643 Bair Island Road Suite 301
Redwood City, CA 94063
tel: (650) 424-0852   Web Site
EIN: 51-0192551

Board Leadership
Annette Smith
President

CEO
Philippe Rey
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.81 three stars
  Financial 85.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) empowers youth in our community to find their way through social-emotional support and by building safe, accepting communities. Founded in 1975, ACS exists to support the wellbeing of all teens, tweens, and young adults in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. ACS' network of skilled family therapists and professionally led support groups are resources that youth and their families can rely on time and again for help with life's challenges, be they big or small. Its trained professionals offer on-campus and community counseling, substance abuse treatment, LGBTQ+ support services, and education programs. ACS support youth to overcome obstacles, develop confidence, and be empowered to build healthy, happy futures.

Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) empowers youth in our community to find their way through social-emotional support and by building safe, accepting communities. Founded in 1975, ACS exists to support the wellbeing of all teens, tweens, and young adults in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. ACS' network of skilled family therapists and professionally led support groups are resources that youth and their families can rely on time and again for help with life's challenges, be they big or small. Its trained professionals offer on-campus and community counseling, substance abuse treatment, LGBTQ+ support services, and education programs. ACS support youth to overcome obstacles, develop confidence, and be empowered to build healthy, happy futures.

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Financial

three stars

85.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Adolescent Counseling Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Adolescent Counseling Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Adolescent Counseling Services (CA) 88.81 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council (TX) 87.10 three stars
Creative Action (TX) 85.99 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia (VA) 89.97 three stars
Cathedral Arts Project (FL) 88.66 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $830,058
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $16,242
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $128,780
Total Contributions $975,080
   Program Service Revenue $94,476
Total Primary Revenue $1,069,556
   Other Revenue $301,595
TOTAL REVENUE $1,371,151
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,323,543
   Administrative Expenses $71,935
   Fundraising Expenses $111,329
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,506,807
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-135,656
   
Net Assets $1,355,969

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
On Campus Counseling $753,290 56.9%
Adolescent Substance Abuse $165,282 12.5%
After-School Counseling Program $115,666 8.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/21/2018 88.81 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 90.36 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.07 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.53 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.44 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 92.30 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 91.81 four 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 51-0192551
Name in IRS Master File ADOLESCENT COUNSELING SERVICES
NTEE Code F33
NTEE Classification Group Home, Residential Treatment Facility - Mental Health Related
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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, 1977
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,116 8.10% Philippe Rey Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Adolescent Counseling Services (CA) 88.81 three stars
North Marin Community Services (CA) 90.65 four stars
The Indiana Youth Institute (IN) 87.35 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County (FL) 100.00 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming (WY) 86.34 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Adolescent Counseling Services
643 Bair Island Road
Suite 301
Redwood City, CA 94063
tel: (650) 424-0852
fax: (650) 424-9853
EIN: 51-0192551

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Board Leadership

Annette Smith
President

CEO

Philippe Rey
Executive Director

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