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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

LISTEN Community Services

Supporting the Upper Valley since 1972

four stars

92.70

60 Hanover Street Lebanon, NH 03766
tel: (603) 448-4553   Web Site
EIN: 23-7225952

Board Leadership
Laurel Stavis
Chair

CEO
Kyle Fisher
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.70 four stars
  Financial 89.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1972, LISTEN Community Services provides services and support to meet the critical needs of Upper Valley individuals and families. Our grassroots organization has grown along with the region; adding programs like Community Dinners, Summer Camp Scholarships, and Heating Helpers, to meet emerging needs. As a direct result of our community's generosity, Upper Valley children, seniors, families, and individuals receive a warm meal, fuel for their homes, holiday presents for their children, and life skills education to help them transition to successful independent living.

Incorporated in 1972, LISTEN Community Services provides services and support to meet the critical needs of Upper Valley individuals and families. Our grassroots organization has grown along with the region; adding programs like Community Dinners, Summer Camp Scholarships, and Heating Helpers, to meet emerging needs. As a direct result of our community's generosity, Upper Valley children, seniors, families, and individuals receive a warm meal, fuel for their homes, holiday presents for their children, and life skills education to help them transition to successful independent living.

Financial

three stars

89.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LISTEN Community Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LISTEN Community Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LISTEN Community Services (NH) 92.70 four stars
New Moms (IL) 90.47 four stars
Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County (NJ) 89.39 three stars
Horizons for Homeless Children (MA) 85.86 three stars
Hope House of Colorado (CO) 91.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,238,683
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $15,172
Total Contributions $2,253,855
   Program Service Revenue $7,279
Total Primary Revenue $2,261,134
   Other Revenue $284,261
TOTAL REVENUE $2,545,395
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,960,151
   Administrative Expenses $327,245
   Fundraising Expenses $56,448
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,343,844
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $201,551
   
Net Assets $3,491,281

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
Thrift Stores $1,131,171 57.7%
Crisis Assistance Programs $439,792 22.4%
Child/Family Intervention Programs $211,894 10.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 09/01/2017 92.70 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2017 89.31 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 81.99 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.72 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.27 three stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 90.86 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 88.71 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.26 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 91.89 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 88.85 three stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 75.49 two stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 75.59 two stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 73.98 two stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 89.87 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 93.58 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 23-7225952
Name in IRS Master File LISTEN LEBANON IN SERVICE TO EACH NEIGHBOR
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 August, 1973
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$83,323 3.55% Merilynn Bourne Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LISTEN Community Services (NH) 92.70 four stars
Jewish Social Service Agency (MD) 94.74 four stars
Center for Children and Families (OK) 96.39 four stars
Family Resource Center Association (CO) 85.00 three stars
Alpha House of Tampa (FL) 95.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

LISTEN Community Services
60 Hanover Street
Lebanon, NH 03766
tel: (603) 448-4553
fax: (603) 448-3017
EIN: 23-7225952

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Board Leadership

Laurel Stavis
Chair

CEO

Kyle Fisher
Executive Director

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