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Jewish Social Service Agency

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four stars

94.74

200 Wood Hill Road Rockville, MD 20850
tel: (301) 610-8370   Web Site
EIN: 53-0196598

Board Leadership
Candace G. Kaplan
President

CEO
Todd Schenk
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) is a nonsectarian provider with a more than a 120 year history of serving and supporting people of all faiths throughout the Washington, DC metro area. JSSA's mission is to be the first place for the Jewish community, as well as the community at large, to turn for clinical and social services of the highest quality that sustain and nurture all who seek assistance. JSSA helps more than 30,000 individuals and families a year meet emotional, social, and physical challenges through a broad range of counseling, educational and specialized employment services, in-home support, hospice and nursing care and social services provided by a highly skilled and caring staff of mental health, nursing, employment and other professionals. In all that it does, JSSA is guided by a set of deep-seated values, including excellence, individuality, dignity, independence, responsibility and a sense of belonging.

The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) is a nonsectarian provider with a more than a 120 year history of serving and supporting people of all faiths throughout the Washington, DC metro area. JSSA's mission is to be the first place for the Jewish community, as well as the community at large, to turn for clinical and social services of the highest quality that sustain and nurture all who seek assistance. JSSA helps more than 30,000 individuals and families a year meet emotional, social, and physical challenges through a broad range of counseling, educational and specialized employment services, in-home support, hospice and nursing care and social services provided by a highly skilled and caring staff of mental health, nursing, employment and other professionals. In all that it does, JSSA is guided by a set of deep-seated values, including excellence, individuality, dignity, independence, responsibility and a sense of belonging.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Social Service Agency on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Social Service Agency on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Social Service Agency (MD) 94.74 four stars
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Edgewood Children's Ranch (FL) 91.36 four stars
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Homestretch (VA) 86.36 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,744,084
   Federated Campaigns $44,909
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $355,357
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $6,064,047
Total Contributions $13,208,397
   Program Service Revenue $14,640,290
Total Primary Revenue $27,848,687
   Other Revenue $1,746,546
TOTAL REVENUE $29,595,233
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,941,506
   Administrative Expenses $2,619,778
   Fundraising Expenses $505,232
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,066,516
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,528,717
   
Net Assets $54,996,448

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
Hospice and End of Life Support Services $9,500,303 39.7%
Child, Adult, Special Needs $6,497,143 27.1%
Senior and Holocaust Survivor Services $6,403,360 26.7%

Ratings History
Jewish Social Service Agency has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 94.74 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 96.66 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 94.74 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 98.23 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.09 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.14 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 94.22 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 94.32 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 97.64 four stars
2010-06 05/01/2012 95.18 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.71 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 98.78 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 98.17 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 85.41 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 84.54 three stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 82.00 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 86.76 three stars
2003-06 07/01/2004 88.38 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 89.76 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 53-0196598
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCY
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (154) Health clinic
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
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 October, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$388,568 1.43% Todd Schenk Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Social Service Agency (MD) 94.74 four stars
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Caridad Center (FL) 90.06 four stars
King's Home (AL) 89.00 three stars
Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 88.46 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Social Service Agency
200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850
tel: (301) 610-8370
fax: (301) 610-8403
EIN: 53-0196598

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Board Leadership

Candace G. Kaplan
President

CEO

Todd Schenk
Chief Executive Officer

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