Better Business Bureau Report for
Teen and Family Services

Better Business Bureau Report issued January 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires January 2015

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Teen and Family Services
Address: 11140 Greenbay St.
  Houston, TX 77024
Phone: 713-464-3950
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2002, Texas
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: TAFS's mission is to provide a community of support for families that protects and nurtures individual empowerment, integrity and self worth through quality mental health services, after-school programming, spiritual development and college preparation.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Teen and Family Services meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Teen and Family Services is an Indicative Prevention Program and Alternative Peer Group that provides after school services to families in the Greater Houston area. They provide weekly meetings for parents and teens to support parents and teens who are coping with teen substance abuse. Abstinence, family counseling, weekend programs, and outward bound style retreats are provided to help teens develop self-confidence and problem solving skills. Services are provided on a sliding fee scale.

For the fiscal year ended April 30, 2013, Teen and Family Services's program expenses were:

Total Program Expenses: $
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Chief Executive : George Youngblood, CEO

Chair of the Board: John Knox
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Suretec, CEO

Board Size:

Paid Staff Size: 10

*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, fundraising event
Fund raising costs were 15% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $371,416, 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 Teen and Family Services's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 287,280
Counseling Income 283,173
Fundraising Income 84,136
Other Income 2,300
Interest Income 65
Total Income $656,954


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 80%  Fund Raising: 8%  Administrative: 12% 

Total income $656,954
Program expenses $540,819
Fund raising expenses 56,630
Administrative expenses 83,490
Total expenses $680,939
Expenses in Excess of Income (23,985)
Beginning net assets 142,354
Ending net assets 118,369
Total liabilities 2,826
Total assets $121,195

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BBB has processed no customer complaints on this charity in its three year reporting period.

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