Teen Challenge Canada

9340 Sharon Rd
London, ON N6P 1R6
CEO: Dan Murray
Board Chair: Jacques Lapointe

Website: www.teenchallenge.ca
Charitable Reg. #: 10806 6663 RR0001
Sector: Social Services
Operating Charity

Charity Rating

[Charity Rating: 4/4]

Donor Accountability

Grade: A-

The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.

Financial Transparency

Most recent audited financial statements available on the charity's website [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #124

Avg. Compensation $38,880

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 4
$40k - $80k 6
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2014

About Teen Challenge Canada:

Founded in 1958 in New York City, Teen Challenge is an interdenominational, faith-based residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation program operating in 82 countries, with over 1,000 autonomous locations worldwide. Teen Challenge Canada (TCC), headquartered in London, Ontario, has 7 locations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick. TCC is also in the process of developing two women’s centres in Saskatchewan and Newfoundland, and a men’s centre in Renfrew, Ontario.

Teen Challenge Canada helps men and women over the age of 18 overcome addictions by helping clients develop character and leadership skills, providing clients with health and life skills, and offering clients the opportunity to acquire vocational training. Each centre is a residential care facility where its clients live for 12 months, growing together towards healthy, addiction-free lives. TCC’s curriculum at its centre includes Christian education, nutrition, health and recreation programs, music and performing arts programs, and life skills and vocational training.

In F2015, TCC engaged students in 87,360 hours of classroom training, 115,560 hours of vocational training, and 5,077 hours of counselling. Also in F2015, TCC had 207 new students, with an average of 114 students per day. Of its students, 65 clients graduated from the 12-month program.

Financial Review:

Teen Challenge Canada is a large charity, with donations of $5.3m in F2015. Its administrative costs are 4% of revenues and its fundraising costs are 17% of donations. For every $1 donated to the charity, 79 cents is put towards its programs, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. Teen Challenge has negative funding reserves due to $3.4m in outstanding bank loans and mortgages.

This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Teen Challenge Canada. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on July 27, 2016 by Lynn Tay.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
Administrative costs as % of revenues 4.3%4.7%5.5%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 16.7%12.8%12.2%
Program cost coverage (%) (21%)(22.1%)(16.6%)

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 5,3035,5525,047
Goods in kind 3,1352,3942,395
Fees for service 292315389
Other income 142528
Total revenues 8,7448,2867,859
Program costs 6,7376,5316,815
Administrative costs 375389434
Fundraising costs 884713615
Other costs 178
Cash flow from operations 748646(13)
Funding reserves (1,413)(1,441)(1,128)
Note: Ci reported entrance fees and contract work & retail sales under fees for services. Ci has adjusted amortization of deferred capital contributions affecting revenues by ($567k) in F2015, by ($104k) in F2014, and by ($102k) in F2013. Ci has adjusted amortization of capital assets and loss on sale of capital assets affecting expenses by ($594k) in F2015, by ($515k) in F2014, and by ($508k) in F2013.

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