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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Youth Emergency Services

Serving homeless and at-risk youth by providing critically-needed resources which empower them to become self-sufficient.

four stars

90.70

2679 Farnam Street Suite 205
Omaha, NE 68131
tel: (402) 345-5187   Web Site
EIN: 47-0586898

Board Leadership
Rob Schartz
President

CEO
Mary Fraser Meints
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.70 four stars
  Financial 87.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 17.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth Emergency Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth Emergency Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth Emergency Services (NE) 90.70 four stars
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America (NY) 86.39 three stars
Living Hope International (WI) 87.27 three stars
House of Hope Orlando (FL) 85.00 three stars
Covenant House Missouri (MO) 93.98 four stars

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Youth Emergency Services (YES) was founded in 1977 to serve homeless and at-risk youth by providing critically-needed resources which empower them to become self-sufficient. Basically, we help youth in crisis get back on their feet in whatever ways we can. After meeting their immediate needs for food, shelter, clothing and safety, we create a support system which helps them flourish. We envision a community which understands and embraces its youth, creating an environment where youth homelessness no longer exists.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $863,746
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $130,465
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $662,081
Total Contributions $1,656,292
   Program Service Revenue $3,646
Total Primary Revenue $1,659,938
   Other Revenue $6,953
TOTAL REVENUE $1,666,891
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,155,062
   Administrative Expenses $265,690
   Fundraising Expenses $125,642
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,546,394
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $120,497
   
Net Assets $784,717

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
Transitional Living Program $380,325 32.9%
Maternity Group Home $253,166 21.9%
Street Outreach Program $267,435 23.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 03/01/2017 90.70 four stars
2015-06 02/01/2017 88.21 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 47-0586898
Name in IRS Master File YOUTH EMERGENCY SERVICES INC
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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]
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,572 6.05% Mary Fraser Meints Executive Director

Youth Emergency Services (YES) was founded in 1977 to serve homeless and at-risk youth by providing critically-needed resources which empower them to become self-sufficient. Basically, we help youth in crisis get back on their feet in whatever ways we can. After meeting their immediate needs for food, shelter, clothing and safety, we create a support system which helps them flourish. We envision a community which understands and embraces its youth, creating an environment where youth homelessness no longer exists.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth Emergency Services (NE) 90.70 four stars
Avenues for Homeless Youth (MN) 93.22 four stars
Youth For Tomorrow (VA) 91.45 four stars
Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OK) 86.94 three stars
Cookson Hills Christian School (OK) 89.10 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Youth Emergency Services
2679 Farnam Street
Suite 205
Omaha, NE 68131
tel: (402) 345-5187
fax: (402) 345-6704
EIN: 47-0586898

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Board Leadership

Rob Schartz
President

CEO

Mary Fraser Meints
Executive Director

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