Better Business Bureau Report for
Clermont County Community Services

Better Business Bureau Report issued July 2012
Better Business Bureau Report expires July 2014

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Clermont County Community Services
Address: 3003 Hospital Drive
  Batavia, OH 45103
Phone: 513-732-2277
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1985, Ohio
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: To provide essential services to clients to assist them in reaching self-sufficiency and improving their quality of life.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Clermont County Community Services meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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"Pediatric Medical Services" includes medical services for well and ill children that consists of checkups, physical examinations, immunizations, Denver Development Screening (assessment used for examining children’s developmental progress from infant to six years old), nutrition counseling, and parental skills. Reduced fees are available for eligible families. "Pediatric Dental Services" includes comprehensive dental care to those in need regardless of income. Reduced fees are available for families that qualify. "Energy Assistance Services" offers assistance to eligible individuals for heating bills, insulation for home or apartment, and furnace repairs. The "Weatherization" program is an energy conservation program available to income qualifying citizens of Clermont County that own or rent their homes. The program is designed to help residents use less energy while increasing the comfort and safety of their home. An energy evaluation is completed on the home to determine the most cost effective weatherization services. The following are the services provided by the "Weatherization" program: safety inspection and tune-up/repair of heating unit, reduction of air leakage from major sources, insulation of water tanks and heating ducts, insulation of attics, and insulation of floors. "Youth Services" includes a drug prevention program offered in most of Clermont County’s public schools. This program is intended to make an impact on youth by building self-esteem, refusal skills, and drug abuse prevention. The James Sauls Homeless Shelter provides emergency shelter services for residents of Clermont County. This shelter is open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

For the fiscal year-ended December 31, 2010, Clermont County Community Services's program expenses were:

Energy Assistance 2,173,044
CSBG 505,218
Emergency Food and Shelter 404,100
Pediatric Medical Services 358,299
Pediatric Dental Services 234,369
Youth and Adult Services 84,571
Total Program Expenses: $3,759,601
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Chief Executive : Mr. Billie Kuntz, Executive Director

Highest Paid Executive: Dr. Sheema Farooqui, Medical Director
Compensation*: $128,156

Chair of the Board: Ms. Joyce Richardson
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retired, Elementary School Principal

Board Size: 15

Paid Staff Size: 70

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


Method(s) Used:

grant proposals, Internet, cause-related marketing
Fundraising costs were 6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $104,202, are donations received as a result of fundraising activities.)
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Tax Status


This charity 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 Clermont County Community Services's audited financial statements for the fiscal year-ended December 31, 2010.

Source of Funds  
Government Grants 3,157,941
Medical Fees 337,662
Dental Fees 279,049
Federated Campaigns 182,273
Contributions 75,656
Other Program Services 56,003
Contributions 28,546
Interest 3,608
Total Income $4,120,738


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 92%  Fund Raising: Less than 1%  Administrative: 8% 

Total income $4,120,738
Program expenses $3,759,601
Fund raising expenses 5,972
Administrative expenses 330,350
Total expenses $4,095,923
Income in Excess of Expenses 24,815
Beginning net assets 2,161,611
Ending net assets 2,186,427
Total liabilities 1,172,431
Total assets $3,358,858

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When evaluating complaint information, please consider the charity's size and volume of business. The number of complaints filed against the charity may not be as important as the type of complaints and how the charity handled them.

BBB processed a total of 1 complaint about this charity in the last 36 months, our standard reporting period.  This complaint was closed more than a year ago.

These complaints concerned:
1 regarding Service  Issues

These complaints were closed as:

1  Beyond Purvieq

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