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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services

Providing Christ-centered services to children and families in need

four stars

97.66

5920 W. William Cannon Drive Building 3, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78749
tel: (800) 888-1904   Web Site
EIN: 75-0818172

Board Leadership
Lawson Calhoun
Chair

CEO
David Thompson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.66 four stars
  Financial 96.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since its beginnings in 1903 as an orphanage in Dallas, Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services has been providing residential care and other services to children and families with no place else to turn. Whether it's through one of our group homes, a foster home, our child and family program, or the advanced education and aftercare program, we do all we can to help show the children in our care that they are beloved children of God. We serve children age birth to 17 who have suffered from neglect, abuse and abandonment, or children whose families are experiencing some type of crisis, such as the death of a parent, divorce, illness, violence, homelessness, parental drug/alcohol abuse and other issues that threaten family stability.

Since its beginnings in 1903 as an orphanage in Dallas, Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services has been providing residential care and other services to children and families with no place else to turn. Whether it's through one of our group homes, a foster home, our child and family program, or the advanced education and aftercare program, we do all we can to help show the children in our care that they are beloved children of God. We serve children age birth to 17 who have suffered from neglect, abuse and abandonment, or children whose families are experiencing some type of crisis, such as the death of a parent, divorce, illness, violence, homelessness, parental drug/alcohol abuse and other issues that threaten family stability.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of children served
4,500
Number of youth service participants who have involvement in juvenile justice system
5
Number of children receiving medical services
303
Number of nights of foster care provided in 2018
60,799
Number of students served who earn passing grades in core subjects
121
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

96.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.84
  Program Expenses Growth 23.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services (TX) 97.66 four stars
Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children (NY) 85.27 three stars
Treehouse, Washington (WA) 92.23 four stars
Gift of Adoption Fund (IL) 89.68 three stars
The Mockingbird Society (WA) 88.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,910,803
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $342,658
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,253,461
   Program Service Revenue $11,490,327
Total Primary Revenue $18,743,788
   Other Revenue $12,292,680
TOTAL REVENUE $31,036,468
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,140,229
   Administrative Expenses $2,454,151
   Fundraising Expenses $1,686,731
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,281,111
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,755,357
   
Net Assets $148,347,036

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
Residential Services $7,023,832 33.2%
Community and Professional Services $6,466,949 30.6%
Foster Care $6,135,492 29.0%

Ratings History
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 97.66 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 95.25 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 95.17 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 93.56 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 89.98 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.58 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 83.64 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.16 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 90.51 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 91.62 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 94.09 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 93.72 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.42 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 81.19 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 83.72 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 85.01 three stars
2006-12 08/01/2008 87.13 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 85.74 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 95.38 four stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 95.43 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 75-0818172
Name in IRS Master File PRESBYTERIAN CHILDRENS HOMES AND SERVICES
NTEE Code P73
NTEE Classification Group Home (Long Term)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(29) Other religious 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 September, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$198,395 0.78% David Thompson President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services (TX) 97.66 four stars
Boys & Girls Aid (OR) 89.63 three stars
Hope Cottage (TX) 90.42 four stars
New Mexico Christian Children's Home (NM) 91.57 four stars
Treehouse, Washington (WA) 92.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services
5920 W. William Cannon Drive
Building 3, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78749
tel: (800) 888-1904
fax: (512) 476-8468
EIN: 75-0818172

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Board Leadership

Lawson Calhoun
Chair

CEO

David Thompson
President

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