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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Caridad Center

Health, Education, Outreach

four stars

90.75

8645 West Boynton Beach Boulevard Boynton Beach, FL 33472
tel: (561) 737-6336   Web Site
EIN: 65-0149423

Board Leadership
Richard E. Retamar
Board Chair

CEO
Laura Kallus
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.75 four stars
  Financial 86.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Caridad Center's Mission is to upgrade the health, education and living standards for underserved children and families of Palm Beach County. Our Vision is to eliminate the cycle of poverty for the families that we serve in South Florida. This past year, Caridad Center's Medical, Dental, & Vision clinics realized over 31,000 patient visits. Caridad takes a comprehensive approach to the prevention, education, & treatment of chronic diseases; & promotes healthy lifestyles. Over 12,000 people annually are helped through our health education workshops, community events/health fairs, oral health programs, screenings for HIV & other diseases, breast care programs, & home visits. Caridad's Social Services Department services the working poor inside as well as outside the Center. Our programs include college scholarships, distribution of schools supplies, after-school mentoring, holiday gift programs, & providing living essentials such as food, clothing, rent/utilities, & diapers.

Caridad Center's Mission is to upgrade the health, education and living standards for underserved children and families of Palm Beach County. Our Vision is to eliminate the cycle of poverty for the families that we serve in South Florida. This past year, Caridad Center's Medical, Dental, & Vision clinics realized over 31,000 patient visits. Caridad takes a comprehensive approach to the prevention, education, & treatment of chronic diseases; & promotes healthy lifestyles. Over 12,000 people annually are helped through our health education workshops, community events/health fairs, oral health programs, screenings for HIV & other diseases, breast care programs, & home visits. Caridad's Social Services Department services the working poor inside as well as outside the Center. Our programs include college scholarships, distribution of schools supplies, after-school mentoring, holiday gift programs, & providing living essentials such as food, clothing, rent/utilities, & diapers.

Financial

three stars

86.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.30
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caridad Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caridad Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caridad Center (FL) 90.75 four stars
Children's Aid (NY) 86.22 three stars
Casa de Amparo (CA) 92.84 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Dallas (TX) 91.69 four stars
Nurse-Family Partnership (CO) 93.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,616,063
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $345,525
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $843,828
Total Contributions $3,805,416
   Program Service Revenue $123,670
Total Primary Revenue $3,929,086
   Other Revenue $101,064
TOTAL REVENUE $4,030,150
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,337,336
   Administrative Expenses $323,185
   Fundraising Expenses $410,596
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,071,117
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-40,967
   
Net Assets $9,124,185

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
Medical and Dental Visits $2,999,809 89.9%
Community Outreach $303,863 9.1%
After School Programs $33,664 1.0%

Ratings History
Caridad Center has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 05/01/2021 90.75 four stars
2018-09 12/23/2020 90.48 four stars
2018-09 07/01/2019 90.06 four stars
2017-09 07/01/2018 99.06 four stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 95.97 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 90.87 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 95.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 95.66 four stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 93.98 four stars
2012-09 12/01/2013 94.77 four stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 92.73 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 89.69 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 89.76 three stars
2008-09 02/01/2010 89.55 three stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 87.12 three stars
2006-09 12/01/2007 89.24 three stars
2005-09 12/15/2006 80.88 three stars
2004-09 01/01/2006 84.76 three stars
2003-09 03/01/2005 74.56 two 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 65-0149423
Name in IRS Master File CARIDAD CENTER INC
NTEE Code E32
NTEE Classification Ambulatory Health Center, Community Clinic
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(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 January, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,000 2.70% Laura Kallus Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caridad Center (FL) 90.75 four stars
Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Mujeres Latinas en Acción (IL) 87.71 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (CA) 90.37 four stars
Kids Forward (WI) 87.36 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Caridad Center
8645 West Boynton Beach Boulevard
Boynton Beach, FL 33472
tel: (561) 737-6336
fax: (561) 737-9232
EIN: 65-0149423

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Board Leadership

Richard E. Retamar
Board Chair

CEO

Laura Kallus
CEO

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