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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Kids in Crisis

Free, round-the-clock help for children, teens and parents

four stars

93.52

One Salem Street Cos Cob, CT 06807
tel: (203) 327-5437   Web Site
EIN: 06-1027885

Board Leadership
Christine Hikawa
Chair

CEO
Shari L. Shapiro
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.52 four stars
  Financial 90.85 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

90.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.69
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids in Crisis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids in Crisis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids in Crisis (CT) 93.52 four stars
Covenant House Texas (TX) 94.61 four stars
New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NY) 88.17 three stars
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (FL) 90.70 four stars
The Bridge for Youth (MN) 91.42 four stars

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The agency's mission is to protect infants, children and teens from abuse and family crisis. To this end, Kids in Crisis provides free, round-the-clock crisis intervention, counseling, and emergency shelter, prevention programs in local communities, and advocacy throughout Connecticut. Since inception, Kids in Crisis has provided critical social services to over 130,000 children and their families. The goals of Kids in Crisis are:
1.To ensure that children/youth referred to Kids in Crisis receive immediate intervention and outreach counseling, shelter & aftercare services most appropriate to their needs;
2.To maintain a strong community presence by providing prevention & outreach services that give children, youth, and the adults with whom they interact the information and skills needed to reduce the likelihood of abuse and to identify problems before they are in crisis; and
3.To take a leadership role in identifying and advocating for the needs of children & youth at risk in CT.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,293,684
   Federated Campaigns $62,301
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $118,337
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $974,421
Total Contributions $3,448,743
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,448,743
   Other Revenue $825,468
TOTAL REVENUE $4,274,211
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,938,095
   Administrative Expenses $219,418
   Fundraising Expenses $500,006
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,657,519
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-383,308
   
Net Assets $10,498,873

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
Teen Program $1,535,506 39.0%
Crisis Nursery $1,305,027 33.1%
Community Service Program $1,097,562 27.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 11/01/2017 93.52 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 87.57 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.12 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.97 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 87.20 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 86.27 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2014 88.99 three stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 87.70 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 87.22 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.26 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 02/01/2011 78.60 two stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 83.94 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 91.26 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 91.32 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 76.86 two stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 77.88 two stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 82.15 three stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 93.29 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 06-1027885
Name in IRS Master File KIDS IN CRISIS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$213,607 4.58% Shari L. Shapiro Executive Director

The agency's mission is to protect infants, children and teens from abuse and family crisis. To this end, Kids in Crisis provides free, round-the-clock crisis intervention, counseling, and emergency shelter, prevention programs in local communities, and advocacy throughout Connecticut. Since inception, Kids in Crisis has provided critical social services to over 130,000 children and their families. The goals of Kids in Crisis are:
1.To ensure that children/youth referred to Kids in Crisis receive immediate intervention and outreach counseling, shelter & aftercare services most appropriate to their needs;
2.To maintain a strong community presence by providing prevention & outreach services that give children, youth, and the adults with whom they interact the information and skills needed to reduce the likelihood of abuse and to identify problems before they are in crisis; and
3.To take a leadership role in identifying and advocating for the needs of children & youth at risk in CT.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids in Crisis (CT) 93.52 four stars
Covenant House Washington (DC) 95.78 four stars
Attention Homes (CO) 88.89 three stars
Avenues for Homeless Youth (MN) 92.93 four stars
Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Plantation (VA) 85.54 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kids in Crisis
One Salem Street
Cos Cob, CT 06807
tel: (203) 327-5437
fax: (203) 622-8332
EIN: 06-1027885

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Board Leadership

Christine Hikawa
Chair

CEO

Shari L. Shapiro
Executive Director

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