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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Wichita Children's Home

Providing temporary and emergency shelter for children in crisis.

four stars

92.22

7271 East 37th St. North Wichita, KS 67208
tel: (316) 684-6581   Web Site
EIN: 48-0547706

Board Leadership
Bill Valentas
President

CEO
Debbie Kennedy
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1888, the Wichita Children's Home (WCH) today offers the only emergency, temporary residential shelter for children in their community. WCH is open 24/7 and serves children from birth to 22 years of age. The Home provides several programs, including the Street Outreach Services (SOS) and BRIDGES. SOS focuses on helping runaway and homeless children and provides presentations to middle and high school assemblies and distributes cards with emergency contact information. BRIDGES is a program that provides housing, counseling and education for 16 to 22 year olds. WCH also provides a safety zone for infants and toddlers in the Foster Care program.

Founded in 1888, the Wichita Children's Home (WCH) today offers the only emergency, temporary residential shelter for children in their community. WCH is open 24/7 and serves children from birth to 22 years of age. The Home provides several programs, including the Street Outreach Services (SOS) and BRIDGES. SOS focuses on helping runaway and homeless children and provides presentations to middle and high school assemblies and distributes cards with emergency contact information. BRIDGES is a program that provides housing, counseling and education for 16 to 22 year olds. WCH also provides a safety zone for infants and toddlers in the Foster Care program.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.88
  Program Expenses Growth 12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wichita Children's Home on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wichita Children's Home on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wichita Children's Home (KS) 92.22 four stars
Florida United Methodist Children's Home (FL) 91.17 four stars
Hope Children's Home (FL) 94.58 four stars
A Chance In Life (NY) 90.77 four stars
New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NY) 87.28 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,353,063
   Federated Campaigns $379,118
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,367,234
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,132,506
Total Contributions $5,231,921
   Program Service Revenue $3,442,960
Total Primary Revenue $8,674,881
   Other Revenue $959,351
TOTAL REVENUE $9,634,232
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,370,362
   Administrative Expenses $427,149
   Fundraising Expenses $311,429
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,108,940
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,525,292
   
Net Assets $19,317,215

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
Prevention and Transitional $3,775,023 59.3%
Shelter and Foster Care $2,595,339 40.7%

Ratings History
Wichita Children's Home has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 92.22 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 91.99 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 91.57 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.48 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 88.79 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 90.55 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 85.85 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 48-0547706
Name in IRS Master File WICHITA CHILDRENS HOME
NTEE Code P70
NTEE Classification Residential, Custodial Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing 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 April, 1938
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$118,725 1.67% Deborah Kennedy Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wichita Children's Home (KS) 92.22 four stars
Covenant House Washington (DC) 94.61 four stars
Wears Valley Ranch (TN) 88.23 three stars
Today's Harbor for Children (TX) 89.71 three stars
Sunny Glen Children's Home (TX) 91.65 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wichita Children's Home
7271 East 37th St. North
Wichita, KS 67208
tel: (316) 684-6581
fax: (316) 684-7249
EIN: 48-0547706

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Board Leadership

Bill Valentas
President

CEO

Debbie Kennedy
Chief Executive Officer

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