Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold
St. Catharines, ON L2R 6W8
CEO: Betty-Lou Souter
Board Chair: Ruth Todd
Charitable Reg. #: 10672 9403 RR0001
Grade: BThe grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to The Cause
Impact Rating: Low
Full-time staff #31
Avg. Compensation $38,488
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold:
Community Care, St. Catharines & Thorold (CC) provides comprehensive vital services to those in need. Services include, but are not limited to, food security, shelter security, money management, emergency assistance, such as energy assistance, medical and dental emergencies and life skills programming. All distributed food is collected from food drives or purchased through monetary donations and fundraisers.
CC’s two main programs are the Food Security and Housing Security programs. Through its Food Security program CC acquires and distributes food to individuals and families facing hardships. CC’s clients visit every other month or 6 times a year. They receive a food supply which can last between 3 to 5 days. CC distributes approximately 4,000 pounds of food per day, serving 1,850 households a month. CC’s housing programs assists individuals who are homeless, or at risk of being homeless, by providing access to affordable housing, assistance with rental applications, and referrals to local agencies or services. Through its programs, it has enabled 20 chronically homeless people to stay housed for more than 12 months and had 5,857 inquiries for assistance with utilities in F2016. CC is responsible for distribution of funding acquired through assorted Energy Assistance Programs to help clients keep the lights on.
Other programs CC runs with partners include the Niagara Nutrition Partners Program which distributes snacks to 17,000 children every day, the Jumpstart program which enabled 540 children to participate in recreational activities, and an ID clinic that supported 941 individuals with applications for new and replacement ID such as birth certificates and records of landing.
Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold is considered a medium-cap charity with donations of $2.8m in F2015. In F2015, fundraising costs were 5.5% of donations and administrative costs were 4% of revenues. For every dollar donated, 90 cents goes to the cause, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold has a program cost coverage of 23% which can cover program costs for 3 months. This indicates a need for funding.
The charity does not disclose administrative and fundraising costs separately in its T3010A and financial statements.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on June 15, 2017, by Josh Lam.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||4.0%||3.9%||3.9%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||5.5%||5.9%||6.7%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||23.3%||23.7%||24.1%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Goods in kind||2,768||2,839||2,774|
|Business activities (net)||186||171||178|
|Cash flow from operations||40||16||11|