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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Jewish Family Service of Metrowest

Standing up for those left behind.

four stars

97.16

475 Franklin Street Suite 101
Framingham, MA 01702
tel: (508) 875-3100   Web Site
EIN: 04-2730898

Board Leadership
Josef Volman
President

CEO
Lino Covarrubias
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.16 four stars
  Financial 99.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1979, Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need. Guided by the Jewish tradition of social responsibility and compassion, we are dedicated to: supporting people of all ages and backgrounds, treating people with dignity and compassion, helping people achieve and sustain healthy lives and independence, providing culturally relevant services and collaborating with community partners to broaden our impacts.

Founded in 1979, Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need. Guided by the Jewish tradition of social responsibility and compassion, we are dedicated to: supporting people of all ages and backgrounds, treating people with dignity and compassion, helping people achieve and sustain healthy lives and independence, providing culturally relevant services and collaborating with community partners to broaden our impacts.

Financial

four stars

99.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.69
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service of Metrowest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service of Metrowest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (MA) 97.16 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Seattle (WA) 85.66 three stars
King's Home (AL) 89.00 three stars
Jewish Family Service of San Diego (CA) 97.46 four stars
Casa de Amparo (CA) 92.84 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,574,894
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $93,741
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,668,635
   Program Service Revenue $979,418
Total Primary Revenue $3,648,053
   Other Revenue $405,008
TOTAL REVENUE $4,053,061
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,912,491
   Administrative Expenses $254,168
   Fundraising Expenses $171,888
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,338,547
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $714,514
   
Net Assets $5,276,511

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
Homecare and Elder Services $1,180,438 40.5%
Immigrant and Youth Services $840,976 28.9%
Jewish Family Assistance $582,395 20.0%

Ratings History
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 12/01/2020 97.16 four stars
2018-09 09/03/2019 100.00 four stars
2018-09 08/01/2019 97.17 four stars
2017-09 05/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 98.65 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 96.74 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 95.97 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 03/01/2016 90.94 four stars
2014-09 12/22/2015 88.06 three stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 90.06 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 04-2730898
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF METROWEST INC
NTEE Code P31
NTEE Classification Adoption
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (166) Mental health care
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$282,927 8.47% Marc Jacobs Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (MA) 97.16 four stars
pureHOPE (OH) 86.11 three stars
Sheridan House Family Ministries (FL) 97.10 four stars
Christian Family Care (AZ) 85.00 three stars
Good Samaritan Community Services (TX) 92.70 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
475 Franklin Street
Suite 101
Framingham, MA 01702
tel: (508) 875-3100
fax: (508) 875-4373
EIN: 04-2730898

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Board Leadership

Josef Volman
President

CEO

Lino Covarrubias
Chief Executive Officer

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