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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley

Restoring hope for families, seniors, and adults

three stars

88.00

14855 Oka Road Suite 202
Los Gatos, CA 95032
tel: (408) 556-0600   Web Site
EIN: 94-2536452

Board Leadership
Joseph Isaacson
President

CEO
Mindy Berkowitz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.00 three stars
  Financial 83.04 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFS SV) believes that people facing difficult challenges deserve a better life. Every day we restore hope for families, seniors, and adults because we believe in tikkun olam, repairing our little corner of the world. Since 1978, Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley has been committed to serving a diverse community with quality social, vocational, senior, counseling, refugee resettlement and volunteer services.

Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFS SV) believes that people facing difficult challenges deserve a better life. Every day we restore hope for families, seniors, and adults because we believe in tikkun olam, repairing our little corner of the world. Since 1978, Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley has been committed to serving a diverse community with quality social, vocational, senior, counseling, refugee resettlement and volunteer services.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Average number of service recipients per month
601
Number of placements defined as full-time
1,024
Number of donations made by board members
54
Number of clients who self-report increased skills/knowledge after educational program/intervention
70
Number of clients satisfied with employment training services
70
Number of participants who gain employment
69
Average hourly wage of clients who became employed after job skills training
16
Number of students enrolled
115
Number of program participants who remain employed 12 months after program completion
112
Number of clients served
7,212
Number of people aged 65+ receiving home care
25
Number of youth who volunteer/participate in community service
150
Total number of clients experiencing unemployment
198
Number of snacks served for students participating in programs
2,500
Number of emergency meals provided
1,406
Number of care packages delivered
2,045
Number of clients participating in support groups
55
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

83.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (CA) 88.00 three stars
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (CO) 91.45 four stars
Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina (NC) 96.46 four stars
Christian Family Care (AZ) 92.58 four stars
Hour Children (NY) 92.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,213,822
   Federated Campaigns $40,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $333,140
Total Contributions $1,586,962
   Program Service Revenue $31,765
Total Primary Revenue $1,618,727
   Other Revenue $8,069
TOTAL REVENUE $1,626,796
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,310,777
   Administrative Expenses $232,123
   Fundraising Expenses $159,105
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,702,005
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-75,209
   
Net Assets $726,951

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
Resettlement & Vocational Program $579,716 44.2%
Senior Services $479,312 36.6%
Adult & Family Program $251,749 19.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 88.00 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 91.83 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 93.49 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 94.02 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.19 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.09 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 81.49 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 81.20 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 94-2536452
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF SILICON VALLEY
NTEE Code P46
NTEE Classification Family Counseling
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 May, 1979
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,746 6.91% Mindy Berkowitz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (CA) 88.00 three stars
Port Chester Carver Center (NY) 94.88 four stars
Children's Home Society of Florida (FL) 85.01 three stars
Children's Fund (CA) 88.14 three stars
Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County (MI) 94.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road
Suite 202
Los Gatos, CA 95032
tel: (408) 556-0600
EIN: 94-2536452

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Board Leadership

Joseph Isaacson
President

CEO

Mindy Berkowitz
Executive Director

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