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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

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three stars

89.40

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

Board Leadership
Eric Jordan
Chair

CEO
Shari L. Shapiro
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.40 three stars
  Financial 85.01 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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, round-the-clock crisis intervention, counseling, and emergency shelter, prevention programs in local communities, and advocacy throughout Connecticut. Since inception, KIC has provided critical social services to over 148,000 children and their families. The goals of KIC 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.

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, round-the-clock crisis intervention, counseling, and emergency shelter, prevention programs in local communities, and advocacy throughout Connecticut. Since inception, KIC has provided critical social services to over 148,000 children and their families. The goals of KIC 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.

Impact Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of participants counseled
1,210
Number of clients served
5,327
Number of youth and families for whom a strengths-based assessment is completed
392
Number of clients in residential care
73
Number of clients participating in support groups
172
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Financial

three stars

85.01

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth -1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
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) 89.40 three stars
Hope Unlimited for Children (TN) 85.94 three stars
Children in Crisis (FL) 89.39 three stars
Wears Valley Ranch (TN) 88.23 three stars
Youth Eastside Services (WA) 87.51 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,352,070
   Federated Campaigns $66,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $83,610
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $649,114
Total Contributions $3,150,794
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,150,794
   Other Revenue $1,218,003
TOTAL REVENUE $4,368,797
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,642,994
   Administrative Expenses $204,369
   Fundraising Expenses $520,626
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,367,989
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $808
   
Net Assets $10,605,385

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
Combined Nursery and Teen House $2,537,556 69.7%
Community Service Program $1,105,438 30.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$206,614 4.73% Shari L. Shapiro Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids in Crisis (CT) 89.40 three stars
Covenant House New York (NY) 88.04 three stars
New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NY) 86.69 three stars
Bethel Bible Village (TN) 93.42 four stars
Rawhide, Inc. (WI) 91.03 four 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

Eric Jordan
Chair

CEO

Shari L. Shapiro
Executive Director

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