Better Business Bureau Report for
Conley Outreach Community Services Ltd.

Better Business Bureau Report issued November 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires November 2015

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Conley Outreach Community Services Ltd.
Address: PO Box 931 116 W. Pierce Street
  Elburn, IL 60119
Phone: 630-365-2880
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:(none)

Year, State Incorporated: 1995, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of Conley Outreach Community Services is to provide and coordinate community mental health and human services in rural western Kane County by understanding community needs, creating systems of support, and collaborating with other community and faith-based partners.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Conley Outreach Community Services Ltd. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Conley Outreach provides 3 types of services: grief support, referral & advocacy and a host of community support services. Grief programs include 3 adult support groups, family grief events, on-site crisis assistance and a day camp for children who have lost a parent or sibling. We refer between 500-600 people a year to area health and human services through that division. Our community services include 3 benevolence programs, a volunteer program and a program for families with special needs preschoolers.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Conley Outreach Community Services Ltd.'s program expenses were:

West Towns 70,223
Good Samaritan 16,348
Good Grief 13,225
Holiday Spirit 4,831
Family Nuturing 2,596
Community Care Team 2,372
Total Program Expenses: $109,595
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Chief Executive : Carol Werdin Alfrey, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Marjorie Anderson
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retired Director of Special Education

Board Size: 7

Paid Staff Size: 5

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals
Fund raising costs were 3% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $119,167, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on Conley Outreach Community Services Ltd.'s audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Grants and Contracts 74,668
In Kind Donations 26,482
Contributions 18,017
Miscellaneous Income 2,609
Interest Income 7
Total Income $121,783


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 90%  Fund Raising: 3%  Administrative: 7% 

Total income $121,783
Program expenses $109,595
Fund raising expenses 3,376
Administrative expenses 8,766
Total expenses $121,737
Income in Excess of Expenses 46
Beginning net assets 26,966
Ending net assets 27,012
Total liabilities 2,122
Total assets $29,134

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