Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Kids In Crisis, Inc.

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

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three stars

89.40

One Salem Street www.kidsincrisis.org
Cos Cob, CT 06807
tel: (203) 622-6556   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

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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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This impact information is current as of October 2018, 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

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, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids In Crisis, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$206,614 4.73% Shari L. Shapiro Executive Director

Mission

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.

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Kids In Crisis, Inc. (CT) 89.40 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Eric Jordan
Chair

CEO

Shari L. Shapiro
Executive Director