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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Family & Children's Service

Connecting individuals and families to hope, to healing, and to one another

four stars

90.97

1704 Heiman Street Nashville, TN 37208
tel: (615) 320-0591   Web Site
EIN: 62-0499284

Board Leadership
Jim Kelley
President

CEO
Michael McSurdy
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.97 four stars
  Financial 93.52 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Family & Children's Service (FCS) serves all people in crisis and transition by meeting them where they are, understanding their needs, and connecting them to the resources they need. FCS often ‘fills in the gaps' in social services, creating a safety net to ensure that all children and families can be safe and healthy. Each year we provide direct services to more than 32,000 clients, and phone-based crisis, intervention, and referral services to another 200,000 Tennesseans.

Family & Children's Service (FCS) serves all people in crisis and transition by meeting them where they are, understanding their needs, and connecting them to the resources they need. FCS often ‘fills in the gaps' in social services, creating a safety net to ensure that all children and families can be safe and healthy. Each year we provide direct services to more than 32,000 clients, and phone-based crisis, intervention, and referral services to another 200,000 Tennesseans.

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Financial

four stars

93.52

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.39
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family & Children's Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family & Children's Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family & Children's Service (TN) 90.97 four stars
House of Ruth, Washington, D.C. (DC) 89.02 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest New Jersey (NJ) 87.99 three stars
Grapevine Relief And Community Exchange (TX) 85.56 three stars
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (CO) 91.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,338,835
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $37,200
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,401,973
Total Contributions $5,778,008
   Program Service Revenue $1,059,463
Total Primary Revenue $6,837,471
   Other Revenue $364,261
TOTAL REVENUE $7,201,732
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,143,221
   Administrative Expenses $893,780
   Fundraising Expenses $348,422
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,385,423
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $816,309
   
Net Assets $8,585,978

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
Family & Children's Service has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 90.97 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 92.06 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 91.22 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 92.18 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.17 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.12 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 93.93 four stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 83.52 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 62-0499284
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY AND CHILDRENS SERVICE
NTEE Code P40
NTEE Classification Family Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 February, 1955
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
$135,150 2.11% Michael McSurdy President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family & Children's Service (TN) 90.97 four stars
The Parenting Center (TX) 89.24 three stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 92.46 four stars
Harlem Children's Zone (NY) 93.51 four stars
pureHOPE (OH) 89.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Family & Children's Service
1704 Heiman Street
Nashville, TN 37208
tel: (615) 320-0591
EIN: 62-0499284

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Board Leadership

Jim Kelley
President

CEO

Michael McSurdy
President and CEO

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