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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Child Link

955 West Cermak Road 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60608
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EIN: 11-3718683



On June 5, 2019, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Child Link is the subject of an investigation by The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services according to an article titled, "DCFS says nonprofit misused taxpayer dollars, demands repayment of $100K." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Chicago Tribune article.

This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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

EIN 11-3718683
Name in IRS Master File CHILD LINK 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)
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 June, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014

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Charity Contact Info

Child Link
955 West Cermak Road
2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60608
EIN: 11-3718683

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