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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County

Empowering people to care for themselves and others

four stars

92.46

707 Alexander Road Suite 102
Princeton, NJ 08540
tel: (877) 408-5327   Web Site
EIN: 21-0634563

Board Leadership
Arlene Pedovitch
President

CEO
Michelle Napell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.46 four stars
  Financial 90.13 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Family & Children's Service (JFCS) of Greater Mercer County is a community service agency that strengthens individuals and families by empowering people to care for themselves and others. This is accomplished through a wide range of high quality social services and programs including therapy, information and referral, support, education and advocacy. By combining contemporary clinical skills with values of charity, righteousness and compassion, Jewish Family & Children's Service seeks to assist families with many of life's toughest challenges. Since 1937, our agency has served those in need in Greater Mercer County.

Jewish Family & Children's Service (JFCS) of Greater Mercer County is a community service agency that strengthens individuals and families by empowering people to care for themselves and others. This is accomplished through a wide range of high quality social services and programs including therapy, information and referral, support, education and advocacy. By combining contemporary clinical skills with values of charity, righteousness and compassion, Jewish Family & Children's Service seeks to assist families with many of life's toughest challenges. Since 1937, our agency has served those in need in Greater Mercer County.

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Financial

four stars

90.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
89.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 92.46 four stars
Jonathan's Place (TX) 96.66 four stars
North Fulton Community Charities (GA) 89.39 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Colorado (CO) 87.17 three stars
Edgewood Children's Ranch (FL) 92.40 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,154,809
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $145,757
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $131,343
Total Contributions $1,431,909
   Program Service Revenue $396,957
Total Primary Revenue $1,828,866
   Other Revenue $21,036
TOTAL REVENUE $1,849,902
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,668,959
   Administrative Expenses $127,090
   Fundraising Expenses $93,193
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,889,242
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-39,340
   
Net Assets $3,027,429

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
Senior Services $582,329 34.9%
Counseling $503,376 30.2%
Community & Program Services $420,159 25.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 92.46 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.54 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 93.48 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 93.35 four stars
2015-06 04/01/2017 95.51 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 89.50 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 88.37 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 21-0634563
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FAMILY & CHILDRENS SERVICE OF GREATER MERCER CO
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
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 November, 1958
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
$100,461 5.31% Michelle Napell Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 92.46 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County
707 Alexander Road
Suite 102
Princeton, NJ 08540
tel: (877) 408-5327
fax: (609) 987-0574
EIN: 21-0634563

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Board Leadership

Arlene Pedovitch
President

CEO

Michelle Napell
Executive Director

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