Better Business Bureau Report for
Center for Families and Children

Better Business Bureau Report issued September 2011
Better Business Bureau Report expires September 2013

This organization has not been evaluated by the BBB of Cleveland

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Center for Families and Children
Address: 4500 Euclid Ave
  Cleveland, OH 44103
Phone: 216-432-7200
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1970, Ohio
Affiliates: West Side Ecumenical Ministry
Stated Purpose: Changing lives and communities through client service, advocacy and collective action.

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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Comment


This organization has not been evaluated in relation to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability by the BBB of Cleveland
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Cleveland BBB Comment


The Cleveland BBB requested updated information from Center for Families and Children.  The organization responded to BBB's request.

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The Center for Families and Children (CFC) makes success possible for people in Northeast Ohio through direct client services and active engagement in advocacy and collective action to achieve broader policy and systems change. In April 2011, CFC affiliated with West Side Ecumenical Ministry. The affiliated organizations provide early learning, food centers, behavioral health, youth development and workforce development, with a particular focus on providing access to options and opportunities for parents and adults living in poverty.

Total Program Expenses: $
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Chief Executive : Sharon Sobol Jordan, President & CEO

Chair of the Board: Michael J. Farrell
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Board Size: 52

Paid Staff Size: 309

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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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