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.

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.

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.

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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.
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

Charts

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

Mission

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.

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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