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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Boys and Girls Country of Houston

A Christian Home for Children Growing Children for Life

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Impact Information is available from our partner, GuideStar

four stars

90.85

18806 Roberts Road Hockley, TX 77447
tel: (281) 351-4976   Web Site
EIN: 74-6026198

Board Leadership
Steve Stephens
Chair

CEO
Vincent Duran
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.85 four stars
  Financial 87.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boys and Girls Country was established in 1971. Our mission is to change the lives of children from families in crisis by loving and nurturing them in a Christian environment, raising them to become self-sustaining and contributing adults. Our children are primarily from the greater Houston area and are almost exclusively placed voluntarily by parents or guardians temporarily or longer-term while they address crises or other issues. Boys and Girls Country has the capacity to serve 48 boys and 40 girls, ages 5-18, a total of 88 children at any one time. Our College and Career Campus is home to our high school graduates while they pursue a degree, vocational/technical certification, join the military, or work a first job. We have been home for 1,435 children since our founding.

Boys and Girls Country was established in 1971. Our mission is to change the lives of children from families in crisis by loving and nurturing them in a Christian environment, raising them to become self-sustaining and contributing adults. Our children are primarily from the greater Houston area and are almost exclusively placed voluntarily by parents or guardians temporarily or longer-term while they address crises or other issues. Boys and Girls Country has the capacity to serve 48 boys and 40 girls, ages 5-18, a total of 88 children at any one time. Our College and Career Campus is home to our high school graduates while they pursue a degree, vocational/technical certification, join the military, or work a first job. We have been home for 1,435 children since our founding.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of students at or above a 90% attendance rate
96
Number of program participants who receive a secondary school diploma or GED
5
Number of direct care staff who received training in trauma informed care
40
Number of direct care staff who received training in primary prevention strategies and other techniques to avoid the need for restraint and seclusion
40
Number of youth who have a positive adult role model
124
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This impact information is current as of March 2019, 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

three stars

87.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.69
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys and Girls Country of Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys and Girls Country of Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Boys and Girls Country of Houston (TX) 90.85 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,042,526
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,603,932
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,646,458
   Program Service Revenue $269,526
Total Primary Revenue $5,915,984
   Other Revenue $412,089
TOTAL REVENUE $6,328,073
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,360,010
   Administrative Expenses $423,667
   Fundraising Expenses $611,390
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,395,067
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-66,994
   
Net Assets $30,475,481

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
Childcare Residential Facility $5,360,010 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 90.85 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.16 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.46 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.82 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.95 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 88.60 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 92.58 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 92.06 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.41 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 98.06 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 96.12 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 97.52 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 94.28 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 92.69 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 90.13 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 86.49 three stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 83.48 three stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 92.90 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 74-6026198
Name in IRS Master File BOYS AND GIRLS COUNTRY OF HOUSTON INC
NTEE Code P73
NTEE Classification Group Home (Long Term)
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]
Ruling Date June, 1963
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,777 1.27% Duran Vincent Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$95,717 1.49% Allen James Chief Financial Officer
$77,653 1.21% Palma Louis Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys and Girls Country of Houston (TX) 90.85 four stars
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PACER Center (MN) 89.39 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Boys and Girls Country of Houston
18806 Roberts Road
Hockley, TX 77447
tel: (281) 351-4976
fax: (281) 351-4978
EIN: 74-6026198

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Board Leadership

Steve Stephens
Chair

CEO

Vincent Duran
Executive Director

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