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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Children of the Night

Rescuing Young Prostituted Youth

three stars

82.32

3450 Cahuenga Boulevard West Suite 602
Los Angeles, CA 90068
tel: (818) 406-4474   Web Site
EIN: 95-3130408

Board Leadership
Patti Massman Neuwirth
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Lois Lee
President, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.32 three stars
  Financial 75.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Children of the Night is a privately funded nonprofit organization established in 1979 with the specific purpose to provide intervention in the lives of children who are sexually exploited and vulnerable to or involved in prostitution and pornography.

2019 marks Children of the Night's 40th Anniversary of rescuing America's children from prostitution right here in the United States. Since 1979, we have rescued over 10,000 American children from sex trafficking/prostitution - that is more children than sex trafficking programs combined. And in most years, we spend 87% or more of our funds on the direct care and education of children and young people who have been victimized by prostitution.

Children of the Night is the only place in North America where a child can call from a seedy motel or truck stop reach a skilled case manager 24/7 who knows how to rescue and relocate a child from a dangerous condition without being arrested by law enforcement.

Children of the Night is a privately funded nonprofit organization established in 1979 with the specific purpose to provide intervention in the lives of children who are sexually exploited and vulnerable to or involved in prostitution and pornography.

2019 marks Children of the Night's 40th Anniversary of rescuing America's children from prostitution right here in the United States. Since 1979, we have rescued over 10,000 American children from sex trafficking/prostitution - that is more children than sex trafficking programs combined. And in most years, we spend 87% or more of our funds on the direct care and education of children and young people who have been victimized by prostitution.

Children of the Night is the only place in North America where a child can call from a seedy motel or truck stop reach a skilled case manager 24/7 who knows how to rescue and relocate a child from a dangerous condition without being arrested by law enforcement.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of clients participating in educational programs
403
Number of employment placements defined as part-time (less than 35 hours per week)
109
Number of high school graduates who are persisting in college
59
Number of crisis hotline calls answered
6,350
number of clients receiving case managment
608
Number of foster youth who completed high school or equivalency
164
Hours of tutoring administered
221
This impact information is current as of March 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

two stars

75.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth -4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 53.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children of the Night on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children of the Night on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children of the Night (CA) 82.32 three stars
Covenant House New Jersey (NJ) 91.81 four stars
Eagle Ranch (GA) 94.41 four stars
Sunny Glen Children's Home (TX) 91.65 four stars
Cookson Hills Christian School (OK) 94.06 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,673,284
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,673,284
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,673,284
   Other Revenue $54,134
TOTAL REVENUE $1,727,418
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,746,776
   Administrative Expenses $175,064
   Fundraising Expenses $105,845
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,027,685
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-300,267
   
Net Assets $695,442

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 82.32 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2020 91.72 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.25 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 94.69 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2018 92.49 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.00 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.36 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 93.11 four stars
2014-12 02/01/2016 90.87 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.03 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 92.76 four stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 88.04 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 84.02 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.61 three stars
2009-12 12/23/2011 83.85 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.39 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 78.52 two stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 85.45 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 86.33 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 82.61 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 95-3130408
Name in IRS Master File CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (94) Genealogical activities
(430) Defense of human and civil rights
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
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 December, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$300,000 14.79% Lois Lee Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children of the Night (CA) 82.32 three stars
HOPE South Florida (FL) 86.88 three stars
Tamassee DAR School (SC) 91.35 four stars
Covenant House New Jersey (NJ) 91.81 four stars
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (FL) 90.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children of the Night
3450 Cahuenga Boulevard West
Suite 602
Los Angeles, CA 90068
tel: (818) 406-4474
fax: (818) 908-1468
TTY: (818) 908-4476
EIN: 95-3130408

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Board Leadership

Patti Massman Neuwirth
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Lois Lee
President, Founder

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