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Good Shepherd Children and Family Services


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Good Shepherd Children and Family Services
Phone: (314) 854-5700
Address: 1340 Partridge
Saint Louis, MO 63130
Website: www.goodshepherdstl.org
Report Expiration Date: July 31, 2016
Principal: Michael Meehan, Executive Director
File Open Date: October 2003
Type of Business: Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families), Day Care - Adults, Foster Child Care
BBB Accreditation: This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

Safe Place
Marian Hall Agency Residental Care--Name changed

Stated Purpose

"To connect children with families and keep families connected."


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. Good Shepherd Children and Family Services meets all voluntary Standards for Charity Accountability.


BBB Charity Seal Participation

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Programs

Good Shepherd Children & Family Services' programs provide services to prevent separation of children from families (Expectant Parent, Youth/Family Mentoring) and to support children (ages 0-21) who are in foster care (Foster Care Case Management, Residential Care and Adoption), with the goal to connect them to permanent, safe families. It works to keep the children in our care safe, to help them heal, to provide them with the skills for self-care and connect them with those who will provide support throughout their lives.

For the year ended June 30, 2014, Good Shepherd Children and Family Services' program expenses were:

Programs:$3,397,108
 
Total Program Expenses:$3,397,108

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Michael Meehan, Executive Director
CEO Compensation:$132,177
Chair of the Board:Danny Stevens
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Vice President; Huntleigh McGehee
Board Size:18
Paid Staff Size:91 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:internet, direct mail, grant proposals, planned giving arrangements, invitations to fund raising events, Personal Contact

Fund raising costs were 2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,493,349, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)


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.


Financial

According to Good Shepherd Children and Family Services' audited financial statements - consolidated, IRS Form 990 for the year ended June 30, 2014:

Income
 Federated campaigns$744,978
  Related organizations$29,551
  Contributions$680,171
  Program service revenue$2,164,470
  Investment income$18,045
  Gain on sales of assets other than inventory$27,463
  Fund raising event income net of direct costs$38,649
  Miscellaneous revenue$7,053
 Total Income:$3,710,380
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
 Programs:$3,397,108 87.87%
 Fund Raising:$182,699 4.73%
 Administrative:$286,235 7.40%
 Total Expenses:$3,866,042
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$-155,662
Beginning Net Assets$6,614
Ending Net Assets:$6,522,897
Total Assets$6,798,006
Total Liabilities$275,109

Additional Contact Information

Additional Phone Numbers
Tel: (314) 726-3339
Tel: (314) 531-7233


Report as of August 30, 2015 16:18
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