Annual Report 2014

Making change. Empowering people. Impacting the community. OUR RESULTS MATTER Annual Report 2014 hopes.org Serving Hudson and Union Counties
Making change. Empowering people. Impacting the community.  OUR  RESULTS MATTER  Annual Report 2014  hopes.org Serving Hud...
People “ e’ve taken the time and effort to build quality programs and partnerships in W the communities we serve, and in turn we’ve earned the reputation of being known as a trusted community service organization that produces results.” – ORA WELCH, PRESIDENT/CEO, HOPES CAP, INC. 750 Children achieved school readiness skills “ y daughter has learned and M flourished so much. I trust each and every teacher with my most valuable treasure, my daughter.” – RUTH ACEVEDO, EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES PARENT 1,200 Families qualified for $1.1 million in tax savings
People      e   ve taken the time and effort to build quality programs and partnerships in W the communities we serve, and...
600 Seniors maintained independence through HOPES programs “ OPES has helped me H obtain health insurance, food HOPES served 4,300 Families in 2014 “’m building my dream.” I – KESHON CRANDELL, YOUTH ENTREPRENEUR STUDENT stamps and transportation. They have been the only agency that assisted me with all of my needs.” – GLADIS RAMOS, SENIOR SERVICES CLIENT 250 Youth developed skill sets in STEAM subject areas
600  Seniors maintained independence through HOPES programs      OPES has helped me H obtain health insurance, food  HOPES...
HOPES “ ur accountability as a Board goes beyond that of our funders. O We’re responsible to the community as a whole. We make decisions that reflect the true interests and needs of our constituents.” – FRANK RAIA, BOARD CHAIRMAN, HOPES CAP, INC. 43% of staff celebrated 5 or more years of working with HOPES BRATE LE E D 5 C Awarded “Community Service Organization of the Year” By Hoboken Chamber of Commerce 50 Years of service
HOPES      ur accountability as a Board goes beyond that of our funders. O We   re responsible to the community as a whole...
Building new facility post-Hurricane Sandy 9 One of CAAs nationally to develop best practices tool for financial performance monitoring 3,800 hours of professional development for staff “ HOPES has provided access to technology, art and practical skills to True Mentor Club participants to enrich their lives and to encourage them to explore new interests in a safe environment.” – REBECCA DENARO, TRUE MENTORS, COMMUNITY PARTNER
Building new facility post-Hurricane Sandy  9  One of CAAs nationally to develop best practices tool for financial perform...
Community “ hrough the Teens and Digital Media Program, anybody T can learn how to become a technological citizen, which is where we’re moving towards.” “ e value our partnership W – HOBOKEN CHARTER SCHOOL, COMMUNITY PARTNER with HOPES because it’s based on mutual trust developed during our many years of working closely together for the benefit 8,000 of the community.” hours worth of volunteer opportunities created d Young Audience Arts for Learning Art Champion Award Recipient 64 – BILL BULLOCK, HOBOKEN FAMILY PLANNING, COMMUNITY PARTNER Community Partners worked with HOPES to strengthen outcomes
Community      hrough the Teens and Digital Media Program, anybody T can learn how to become a technological citizen, whic...
Financials Fiscal Year 4/1/2013 – 3/31/2014 Revenues 2013 – 2014 4% 1% 2% 3% Revenues & Support $ Head Start $ 5,515,613 State Funded Preschool $ 4,801,506 After School Services $ 581,000 Child and Adult Care Food Program $ 539,379 Other Early Childhood Support $ 57,531 Community Services $ 351,240 Senior Services $ 148,633 Youth Services $ 22,373 Other Community Services Support $ 62,442 Disaster Relief Funding $ 1,254,043 Other $ 27,132 Rental Property $ 917,405 In-Kind $ 87,103 Total $ 14,365,421 6% 8% 4% 39% 33% Head Start Universal Pre-K After School Services Child Care Food Other Early Childhood Support Community Services Senior Services Youth Services Other Community Services Support Fiscal Year 4/1/2013 – 3/31/2014 Expenses $ Personnel $ 9,661,287 Consultants $ $ $ 1,919,303 Supplies $ 933,779 In-Kind $ 87,103 Total $ 14,313,106 2% 648,138 Occupancy 4% 455,490 Nutrition/Food Expenses 2013 – 2014 4% Personnel, Taxes & Fringe Consultants Nutrition/Food Supplies Other 4% 2% 100% Compliant A-133 Audit for 2013 – 2014 Occupancy Costs 13% 71% In-Kind
Financials Fiscal Year 4 1 2013     3 31 2014  Revenues 2013     2014 4  1  2   3   Revenues   Support     Head Start     ...
Financials Fiscal Year 4/1/2013 – 3/31/2014 Head Start Budget vs. Actual Expenses Head Start Budget Personnel $2,434,869 $2,547,449 FICA & Fringe $622,761 $– $– Equipment $– $173,554 $132,090 Contractual $130,239 $– $– Other $651,841 $4,053,264 $4,053,264 $1,5 $2,0 00,0 00,0 $2,5 00,0 $3,0 00,0 $395,949 Total 00,0 $236,770 Facilities/Renovations $1,0 0,00 $– Supplies $50 $741,005 Travel $ Actual 0 00 00 00 00 00 Personnel FICA & Fringe Supplies Contractual Other Budget Actual Expenses Fiscal Year 4/1/2013 – 3/31/2014 Early Head Start Early Head Start Budget $963,748 $927,493 FICA & Fringe $232,541 $– $– Equipment $– $33,710 $46,123 Contractual $17 ,622 $20,170 Facilities/Renovations $– $214,728 $229,097 Total $1,462,349 14.98% 0,00 $1,462,349 Admin Costs $40 $– Other 0,00 $– Supplies $20 $239,466 Travel $ Actual Personnel Budget vs. Actual Expenses $826,238.83 0 Personnel FICA & Fringe Supplies Contractual Other Budget 100% Compliant A-133 Audit for 2013 – 2014 0 Actual Expenses $60 0,00 0 $80 0,00 0 $1,0 00,0 00
Financials Fiscal Year 4 1 2013     3 31 2014  Head Start  Budget vs. Actual Expenses  Head Start  Budget  Personnel   2,4...
Annual Report Data 2013 – 2014 Child Outcomes Plainfield Preschool Program – High Scope COR – Scale of 1 to 5 PLAINFIELD PRESCHOOL FALL SPRING Initiative 2.54 3.89 Social Relations 2.18 4.05 Creative Representation 2.39 3.87 Movement /Music 3.27 3.91 Language and Literacy 2.98 3.75 Math and Science 1.93 3.65 ELL Language Acquisition 3.69 4.41 Based on Mean Data – growth report HOBOKEN PRESCHOOL FALL SPRING Social Emotional 41 50 Physical Gross Motor 25 29 Language 40 51 Cognitive 43 54 Literacy 29 49 Mathematics and Science 22 29 EHS Ages and Stages – Scale of 0-60 EHS AGES AND STAGES FALL SPRING Communication 25 50 Gross Motor 35 50 Fine Motor 35 45 Problem Solving 35 45 Personal Social 30 50
Annual Report Data 2013     2014  Child Outcomes Plainfield Preschool Program     High Scope COR     Scale of 1 to 5 PLAIN...
Annual Report Data 2013 – 2014 / Health and Nutrition Head Start and Early Head Start Grantee Health: 99% had health insurance; of those: • 89% had health insurance through State CHIP/Federal Medicaid • .21% had private health insurance • .005% had military health insurance • 99% of Head Start children and 83% of Early Head Start children are up-to-date with EPSDT 93.6% of Head Start children and 100% of Early Head Start children were up-to-date with or had completed all possible immunizations. Chronic health conditions requiring medical treatment: • Anemia – less than 1% (.38%) • Asthma – 10.51% • Hearing Difficulties – less than 1% (.19%) • Vision – 1.31% • High Lead – less than 1% (.38%) • Diabetes – less than 1% (.19%) Pregnant Women: • 92% have health insurance • 100% received prenatal health care • 80% received postpartum health care • 100% received prenatal education on fetal development • 100% received information on the benefits of breastfeeding Pregnant Women enrolled during 2011 – 2012 Program Year: • 1st trimester (0-3 months) – 8 • 2nd trimester (3-6 months) – 8 • 3rd trimester (6-9 months) – 12 Disabilities: (Program Applied for a Disabilities Waiver from the Office of Head Start) •34 IEPs (7.9%) •15 IFSPs (10.3%) 100% of children diagnosed with a disability received special education services or related services for a primary disability. Dental Services: 91% Children in Head Start received continuous preventive care 61% Children in Early Head Start received continuous preventive care
Annual Report Data 2013     2014   Health and Nutrition  Head Start and Early Head Start Grantee Health  99  had health in...
Annual Report Data Fiscal Year 2013 – 2014 Funded Enrollment Levels Head Start Early Head Start Head Start Center Based: 397 Early Head Start Center Based: 56 Early Head Start Home Based: 36 Family Child Care Program Option: 3 Early Head Start Expectant Women: 15 Total Number of Children and Families Served by Grantee 2013 – 2014 HEAD START: 433 Children EARLY HEAD START: 120 Children 410 Families 121 Families 25 Expectant Women Grantee Average Monthly Funded Enrollment 2013 – 2014 HEAD START: 100% EARLY HEAD START: 100% Grantee Percentage of Eligible Children Served 2013 – 2014: HEAD START 95.15% EARLY HEAD START 96.55% Grantee 2014 Federal Reviews of Hoboken and Plainfield Head Start Programs: 100% COMPLIANT Head Start and Early Head Start Grantee Nutrition: • All families complete a nutrition survey upon enrollment into the program. Results from the surveys are utilized in menu and activity planning. • All classrooms provide feedback on menu on a monthly basis. • Nutrition Consultant worked with families of children whose hemoglobin levels showed deficiencies, lead levels were high, had picky eaters and other health concerns.
Annual Report Data Fiscal Year 2013     2014  Funded Enrollment Levels Head Start  Early Head Start  Head Start Center Bas...
School Readiness & Family and Community Engagement Strategies 2013 – 2014 The program has a School Readiness Plan for all children and families enrolled in the program. The Plan guides program staff on which skills children would need to demonstrate within each age group to meet school readiness goals. School readiness is defined in terms of the knowledge and skills children display in five major areas of development that are aligned with the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework: Grantee Family Support/Parent Involvement 2013 – 2014 Number of families receiving resources or referral: EARLY HEAD START 121 HEAD START 410 Number of families participating in family goal setting: EARLY HEAD START 90 HEAD START 350 HOPES CAP, Inc. Early Childhood/Head Start/Early Head Start families can participate in monthly parent meetings that revolve around receiving program and community informa- • Social and Emotional Development tion, program planning, classroom and health information, • Language Development and Literacy and participation in learning activities with their children. • Approaches to Learning • Cognition and General Knowledge •  hysical Well-Being and Motor P Development The School Readiness Plan reflects the ages of the children, birth to five, participating in the program. It is aligned with the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework and NJ State Standards for children Birth to Five. The plan encompasses the range of all children served including Dual Language Learners and Children with Disabilities. HOPES CAP, Inc. also offers Male Involvement Activities. The classroom staff and children plan activities or events to welcome male involvement in the classrooms. Program governance is supported by parents through the Policy Council. The Policy Council works with program administration to develop and approve program policies, prepare and approve the grant application, help develop and set program short and long term goals, the hiring and termination process and help make decisions about how the HOPES CAP, Inc. Early Childhood/Head Start/Early Head Start programs will be run. Parents are elected from all centers and program options to sit on the Policy Council for one 1 year term with a 3 year maximum lifetime participation The School Readiness Plan was developed limit. Over 51% of Policy Council members are parents of and is updated in active and ongoing currently enrolled Children. Other members are linked to consultation with parent participating in the the program through community agencies that partners program, staff and program administration. with HOPES CAP, Inc. HOPES CAP, Inc. Head Start/Early Childhood Program in Hoboken has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) since 2006. NAEYC administers the largest and most widely recognized accreditation system for all types of early childhood programs and child care center. NAEYC is the nation’s largest organization of early childhood educators. In order to be accredited by the NAEYC Academy for Early Childhood Program Accreditation, HOPES CAP, Inc. Head Start has voluntarily undergone a comprehensive process of internal self-study, invited external professional review to verify compliance with the Criteria for High-Quality Early Childhood Programs, and has been found to be in substantial compliance with the Criteria. The Criteria can be found on NAEYC’s website at www.naeyc.org/accreditation.
School Readiness   Family and Community Engagement Strategies 2013     2014 The program has a School Readiness Plan for al...
OUR 750 RESULTS MATTER 3,800 4,300 HOPES served Children achieved school readiness skills 600 Families in 2014 Seniors maintained independence through HOPES program 8,000 hours worth of volunteer opportunities created 1,200 250 Youth developed skill sets in STEAM subject areas Families qualified for $1.1 million in tax savings 50 Celebrated Years of Service Young Audience Arts for Learning Art Champion Award Recipient 64 Community Partners worked with HOPES to strengthen outcomes 43% of staff celebrated 5 or more years of working with HOPES hours of professional development for staff Building new facility post-Hurricane Sandy 9 One of CAAs nationally to develop best practices tool for financial performance monitoring Awarded “Community Service Organization of the Year” By Hoboken Chamber of Commerce 301 Garden Street • Hoboken, NJ 07030 • 1-855-OK-HOPES • Hopes.org To make a tax deductible donation, visit: http://hopes.org/Give-Now
OUR  750  RESULTS MATTER 3,800 4,300 HOPES served  Children achieved school readiness skills  600  Families in 2014  Senio...