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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Westchester Jewish Community Services

A BBB Accredited charity


  • Meets all standards

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Westchester Jewish Community Services
845 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1944, New York
Home Health Services of WJCS, Inc., Community Programs of Westchester Jewish Community Services
Stated Purpose:
" Westchester Jewish Community Services is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit broad based human service agency dedicated to helping people of all ages cope with emotional, cognitive, environmental, physical, interpersonal, social and educational challenges. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


With expertise in many areas of human services, the innovative programs of WJCS serve Westchester residents through school, clinic, home and community based sites. The four focus areas of WJCS are Children, Youth and Family Services, Mental Health Services, Residential and Non-Residential Services for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Geriatric Services and Home Health Services. WJCS offers privately funded programs to meet the needs of the Jewish community.


Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Alan Trager, CEO
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Barry Kaplan
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Maple Tree Capital Management
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Direct mail appeals, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements (newspapers, magazines, etc.), grant proposals
Fund raising costs were 3.1% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $5,635,030, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)

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.


The following information is based on WJCS's Audited Financial Statements - Combined for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Fees and grants from government agencies


Contributions and grants


Non-government fees and other




Investment income


Special events, net


Rental and other income


Unrealized (losses) gains on investment


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Program services - Services for developmentally disabled


Program services - Community based


Program services - Clinic


Program services - Home care

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 88%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative 12% 
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Beginning net assets $25,820,295
Ending net assets 27,272,794
Total liabilities 16,775,647

Total assets



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