Better Business Bureau Report for
Boys and Girls Haven

Better Business Bureau Report issued April 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires April 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: Boys and Girls Haven
Address: 2301 Goldsmith Lane
  Louisville, KY 40218
Phone: 502-458-1171
Web Address:
Also known as:Father Maloney's Boys' Haven
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:Boys' Haven

Year, State Incorporated: 1948, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Boys and Girls Haven exists to shelter, heal and teach struggling young people to become productive, healthy members of our community.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Boys and Girls Haven meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Boys and Girls Haven's programs and services include Campus, Community, Independent Living and Mentoring Programs, as follows: Campus Programs --Campus Residential Programs provide short term (7 to 8 months) stabilization for abused and at-risk boys who usually come to the agency after numerous unsuccessful placements in the regular foster care system. Community Programs Counseling Programs--Designed to keep children in troubled families from being placed outside the home. Case Management Program--Case managers coordinate medical, educational, social and other support services for families with children having a serious emotional disorder or at risk of hospitalization or institutionalization. In-Home Counseling Program--Trained therapists offer intensive counseling, both individual and family, for families with children having a serious emotional disorder or at risk of hospitalization or institutionalization. Therapeutic Foster Care Program--Provides children and youth with loving families and a safe, secure environment to successfully overcome the disappointments and disruptions of their past. Independent Living Programs--Independent Living Programs offer a launch pad to independence for young people with no family support. For youth living in our apartments the agency provides intensive case management, counseling, mentoring, life skills training, education, job training, and job placement. Permanent Housing--Through a multi-year grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the agency provides permanent housing for homeless youth and young adults (ages 18 and above) with mental, emotional and physical disabilities. Transitional Living--Prepare homeless youth and young adults (ages 18 through 23) for successful transition from adolescence and dependency into adulthood and independence. Independent Living--In order to prevent future homelessness and additional dependence on limited state resources, the agency provides housing and independent living skills for foster care youth who are preparing to age out of foster care. Equine Program--Provides therapeutic and employment opportunities for at-risk youth and young adults with a history of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse in their families or origin. Mentoring Programs--Provides adult mentors to young men and women (ages 15 to 21) in out-of-home care as well as former foster care alumni regardless of ages.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, Boys and Girls Haven's program expenses were:

Program Services 7,635,859
Total Program Expenses: $7,635,859
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Chief Executive : Jeff Hadley, Chief Executive Officer

Chair of the Board: C. Merrill Moter, III
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Joseph & Joseph Architects

Board Size: 15

Paid Staff Size: 130

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements
Fund raising costs were 17% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $2,070,193, 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 Boys and Girls Haven's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

Ending net assets as reported below include $9,611,465 in unrestricted net assets , $260,775 in temporarily restricted net assets, and $487,849 in permanently restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $3,388,342 invested in property, land, and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
State service revenues 5,258,365
Contributions and Grants 1,980,921
Investment income 208,460
Special events 89,272
State school lunch support 33,146
Other revenues 11,164
Change in value of split-interest agreements -2,783
(Decrease) increase in beneficial interest in assets held by 3rd party trust -22,216
Net realized and unrealized (losses) gains on investments -69,729
Total Income $7,486,600


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 87%  Fund Raising: 4%  Administrative: 9% 

Total income $7,486,600
Program expenses $7,635,859
Fund raising expenses 360,626
Administrative expenses 834,049
Total expenses $8,830,534
Expenses in Excess of Income (1,343,934)
Beginning net assets 11,704,023
Ending net assets 10,360,089
Total liabilities 1,339,053
Total assets $11,699,142

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