Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

JAFCO

...because every child deserves a safe and loving home.

four stars

95.08

4200 North University Drive Sunrise, FL 33351
tel: (866) 523-2654   Web Site
EIN: 20-0898587

Board Leadership
Maurice D. Plough Jr.
President

CEO
Sarah Franco
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.08 four stars
  Financial 93.05 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

JAFCO (Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options) was established in 1992 to provide services to abused and neglected children in South Florida. Our mission is to care for abused, neglected and special needs children in the Jewish community, and to work in partnership with families and the entire child welfare community. JAFCO currently provides an entire continuum of programs and services for at-risk children and their families including: Children's Emergency Shelter, Group Home Program, Foster Care and Adoption, Family Preservation Program, Multi Systemic Therapy In-Home Program, Senior Caregiver Program, Independent Living Program, Forever Friends Mentoring Program, Special Needs Program.

JAFCO (Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options) was established in 1992 to provide services to abused and neglected children in South Florida. Our mission is to care for abused, neglected and special needs children in the Jewish community, and to work in partnership with families and the entire child welfare community. JAFCO currently provides an entire continuum of programs and services for at-risk children and their families including: Children's Emergency Shelter, Group Home Program, Foster Care and Adoption, Family Preservation Program, Multi Systemic Therapy In-Home Program, Senior Caregiver Program, Independent Living Program, Forever Friends Mentoring Program, Special Needs Program.

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Financial

four stars

93.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.67
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JAFCO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JAFCO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,453,993
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,662,285
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,272,063
Total Contributions $14,388,341
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,388,341
   Other Revenue $1,039,385
TOTAL REVENUE $15,427,726
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,305,547
   Administrative Expenses $1,252,416
   Fundraising Expenses $1,262,767
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,820,730
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,606,996
   
Net Assets $39,504,420

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,938 1.63% Sarah Franco Executive Director

Mission

JAFCO (Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options) was established in 1992 to provide services to abused and neglected children in South Florida. Our mission is to care for abused, neglected and special needs children in the Jewish community, and to work in partnership with families and the entire child welfare community. JAFCO currently provides an entire continuum of programs and services for at-risk children and their families including: Children's Emergency Shelter, Group Home Program, Foster Care and Adoption, Family Preservation Program, Multi Systemic Therapy In-Home Program, Senior Caregiver Program, Independent Living Program, Forever Friends Mentoring Program, Special Needs Program.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JAFCO (FL) 95.08 four stars
Covenant House Texas (TX) 90.18 four stars
Atlanta Children's Shelter (GA) 87.02 three stars
Epworth Children's Home (SC) 93.90 four stars
Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes (GA) 85.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

JAFCO
4200 North University Drive
Sunrise, FL 33351
tel: (866) 523-2654
fax: (954) 749-7231
EIN: 20-0898587

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Board Leadership

Maurice D. Plough Jr.
President

CEO

Sarah Franco
Executive Director