Better Business Bureau Report for
Boys and Girls Haven

Better Business Bureau Report issued June 2017
Better Business Bureau Report expires June 2019

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:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

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. 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.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, Boys and Girls Haven's program expenses were:

Total 5,831,405
Total Program Expenses: $5,831,405
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Chief Executive : Jeff Hadley, Chief Executive Officer

Chair of the Board: Dick Brien
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Director of International Center of Corporate Learning

Board Size: 16

Paid Staff Size: 85

*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, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet appeals
Fund raising costs were 32% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,094,049, 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, 2016.

Ending net assets as reported below include $9,333,771 in unrestricted net assets, $276,857 in temporarily restricted net assets, and $762,174 in permanently restricted net assets.

Unrestricted net assets include $2,163,477 in undesignated assets and $7,170,294 in Board designated for endowment assets.

Total assets as reported include $3,056,177 invested in property, land, and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
State Service Revenues 5,131,468
Contributions & Grants 978,651
Net Realized and Unrealized Gains on Investments 511,386
Investment Income 203,715
Special Events 115,398
Other revenues 65,660
Total Income $7,006,278


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 83%  Fund Raising: 5%  Administrative: 12% 

Total income $7,006,278
Program expenses $5,831,405
Fund raising expenses 349,544
Administrative expenses 838,411
Total expenses $7,019,360
Expenses in Excess of Income (13,082)
Beginning net assets 10,385,884
Ending net assets 10,372,802
Total liabilities 1,476,848
Total assets $11,849,650

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