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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Kids In Crisis

Free, round-the-clock help for babies, children, teens and families

three stars

86.43

One Salem Street Cos Cob, CT 06807
tel: (203) 622-6556   Web Site
EIN: 06-1027885

Board Leadership
William H. Pierz
Chairman

CEO
Shari L. Shapiro
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.43 three stars
  Financial 84.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Kids In Crisis (KIC) is to ensure the well-being of children through vital 24 hour services. To this end, KIC provides free, 24/7 crisis intervention, counseling, and emergency shelter, , and advocacy for CT children and families at the national, state, and local levels. Since inception in 1978, KIC has provided critical social services to over 154,500 children and their families. The goals of KIC are: 1.To ensure that children/youth referred to KIC 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 trauma, to identify and manage 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.

The mission of Kids In Crisis (KIC) is to ensure the well-being of children through vital 24 hour services. To this end, KIC provides free, 24/7 crisis intervention, counseling, and emergency shelter, , and advocacy for CT children and families at the national, state, and local levels. Since inception in 1978, KIC has provided critical social services to over 154,500 children and their families. The goals of KIC are: 1.To ensure that children/youth referred to KIC 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 trauma, to identify and manage 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.

Financial

three stars

84.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.14
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
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) 86.43 three stars
Covenant House Washington (DC) 94.61 four stars
Children in Crisis (FL) 90.55 four stars
Place of Hope (FL) 97.87 four stars
Crossroads Safehouse (CO) 91.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,931,979
   Federated Campaigns $75,260
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $782,728
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $854,611
Total Contributions $4,644,578
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,644,578
   Other Revenue $254,091
TOTAL REVENUE $4,898,669
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,804,515
   Administrative Expenses $183,365
   Fundraising Expenses $647,739
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,635,619
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $263,050
   
Net Assets $12,290,769

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
Safe Haven $2,148,297 56.5%
Community Service Program $1,656,218 43.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 86.43 three stars
2018-06 02/01/2020 87.69 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 89.40 three stars
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

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$208,238 4.49% Shari Shapiro Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids In Crisis (CT) 86.43 three stars
Covenant House California (CA) 96.46 four stars
Covenant House Florida (FL) 88.88 three stars
Covenant House Missouri (MO) 86.67 three stars
Attention Homes (CO) 89.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kids In Crisis
One Salem Street
Cos Cob, CT 06807
tel: (203) 622-6556
fax: (203) 622-8332
EIN: 06-1027885

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Board Leadership

William H. Pierz
Chairman

CEO

Shari L. Shapiro
Executive Director

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