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California Youth Services

 23282 Mill Creek Drive, Suite 130
 Laguna Hills, CA 92653
[P] (949) 303-9016
[F] (714) 200-0571
[email protected]
Margie Diaz
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Organization DBA --
Former Names The Shanon R. Hungerford Foundation (2008)
Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years No
Employer Identification Number 20-1051272 00000



Mission StatementMORE »

The mission of California Youth Services (CYS) is to provide a variety of programs and services to include education, prevention, intervention, assessment, and counseling that assist and support adolescents, individuals, couples, and families to address life's challenges specializing in issues related to substance abuse, delinquent behavior, mental health struggles, academic challenges, and families in crisis.

Mission Statement

The mission of California Youth Services (CYS) is to provide a variety of programs and services to include education, prevention, intervention, assessment, and counseling that assist and support adolescents, individuals, couples, and families to address life's challenges specializing in issues related to substance abuse, delinquent behavior, mental health struggles, academic challenges, and families in crisis.

FinancialsMORE »

Fiscal Year 2019
Projected Expenses $570,000.00
Projected Revenue $570,000.00

ProgramsMORE »

  • Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, & Intervention: JADE, School Programs, Drug Testing, Community Outreach, Collegiate Drug & Alcohol (C-DAP)
  • Crime & Violence Prevention: DECISIONS
  • Mental Health Programs: Pathways Community Counseling Center
  • Literacy Program: Learn 2 Read OC

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Mission Statement

The mission of California Youth Services (CYS) is to provide a variety of programs and services to include education, prevention, intervention, assessment, and counseling that assist and support adolescents, individuals, couples, and families to address life's challenges specializing in issues related to substance abuse, delinquent behavior, mental health struggles, academic challenges, and families in crisis.

Background Statement

While CYS has only existed as its own nonprofit entity since 2011, our history goes back to 2002 when current Executive Director Margie Diaz worked with County divisions and doctors to offer the Juvenile Alcohol & Drug Education (JADE) Program. Over the next several years, CYS grew into a fiscally sponsored project of the Boys & Girls Club of Tustin, adding juvenile delinquency prevention and intervention, as well as counseling services for at-risk youth. CYS also began partnering with school districts to offer similar programs at schools for students.

While these expansions maintained clear focus on the needs of at-risk youth, CYS realized that many clients were returning for services well into college, necessitating an expansion of its primary target ages of 12 to 17. Also, youth who were coming to CYS programs often faced a host of other mental health and behavioral needs. To address these issues, in 2010, CYS established a counseling center open to youth and community members of any age. During that year, attendance at CYS programs grew 20%, and demand has continued to grow. Since 2010, CYS has served more than 3,000 youth and more than 2,800 parents and community members through prevention and intervention education for youth and parents, school-based programs, its Pathways Community Counseling Center, and community outreach.

Today, CYS is a multi-service 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization impacting more than 5,000 individuals each year through offices in Laguna Hills and Tustin and several program sites across Orange County. Our 9 staff work not only with youth at risk for substance abuse and delinquent behavior, but also with individuals and families in need of mental health services. Our services include the following direct service programs offered in English and Spanish:



  • Youth Prevention and Intervention Programs: Our signature programs for at-risk youth and their parents, our Juvenile Alcohol & Drug Education (JADE) and DECISIONS Programs educate youth on the consequences of alcohol and drug use and juvenile delinquency. In addition, CYS provides several Orange County school districts with contracted programs such as Project Today, Second Chance, and New Beginning, which serve students who have violated school substance use policies. We also offer drug testing and a Collegiate Drug & Alcohol Program (C-DAP) adapted for college campuses.
  • Pathways Community Counseling Center: Our counseling center offers mental health evaluations and therapeutic services for clients of all ages, from individuals to couples and families. We are also launching additional parent support programs.
  • Community Education and Outreach: We conduct outreach seminars as requested by school administration, as well as community education/prevention forums in collaboration with other agencies and organizations.


Impact Statement

CYS programs directly served a total of 1,678 people living in OC. The numbers served per program were:
   *JADE: 411
   *School Based Programs: 248
   *Pathways Counseling Center: 131
   *Collegiate Drug & Alcohol Program (C-DAP): 62
   *Parent/Legal Guardians: 718
   *Learn 2 Read OC: 31
   **These numbers do not include over 3,500 people we reach via schools, community, and group wide speaking engagements. Many of our involved Board members and volunteer speakers attend those throughout the year.
CYS continued the bilingual counseling Pathways program to serve the Latino community, 60% of whom were of low socio-economic status and were offered no- to low-cost services. Out of the 619 direct service, private pay clients, 30% needed sliding scale services.
After attending the youth programs, teenager's attitudes towards substance abuse changed, according to pre- and post-questionnaires. 86% of the youth indicated they see a significant change in themselves and 93% indicated they learned valuable information after attending JADE or a school based program. 76% said that they are less likely to use any type of drug again.
Looking ahead, we will expand our efforts by:
  • Establishing new collaborations with various schools, law enforcement agencies, and other nonprofits for our drug testing program;
  • Expand Learn 2 Read OC, a CYS literacy remediation program for people with language based learning differences, such as dyslexia. With 45% of 3rd graders at below proficiency in reading, illiteracy is a serious crisis we are addressing. Literacy is a powerful tool that can prevent future academic, social, behavioral, mental health, criminal, and substance abuse issues;
  • Developing an annual Making a Difference Fundraiser Event that will build awareness as well as educate the community about the importance of early intervention and prevention of substance abuse. Each year, CYS will host significant keynote speakers and will honor prominent agencies that collaborate with CYS providing services that prevent substance abuse issues among our youth. The inaugural event is scheduled for May 7, 2016.
  • Continue to build a reserve fund for future long term financial stability by partnering with new funding sources.
  • Continue to educate the community through free educational videos and PowerPoint presentation by CYS professionals that teach parents and other professionals about a variety of issues youth face in the 21st century. 
  • Currently working on a project to provide a 6 week parent training webinar, taught by a variety of professionals, projected to launch summer of 2016.
  • Currently implementing group counseling sessions through Pathways Community Counseling Center for teens dealing with self esteem and confidence issues as well as other highly needed concerns facing teens today.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with local colleges and universities to collaborate and implement proven research that helps young adult students with their substance abuse issues.

Needs Statement

1. Seek funding to provide no-to low cost services for individuals to attend our direct service programs. To subsidize a person in each program, per person, it will cost:

   a. $250 for Decisions

   b. $350 for JADE

   c. $750 for 10 sessions of Pathways counseling

   d. $3,540 for 12 months of reading/spelling tutoring (2 hours per week)

2. Most of our costs go towards direct service. Many behind the scene services we provide are free of charge to families (crisis intervention, referral/resource, community education events, educational videos, etc.). Therefore, we need unrestricted funds to go towards salaries, program materials, printing, administrative costs, rent, etc.

3. Expand the Learn 2 Read program. Additional staff and materials need to be purchased.

4. Build a reserve for our financial and future stability. It is our goal to build a reserve of $43,000 per year for the next three years, totaling $129,000, to cover 3 months of expenses.

5. CYS is in need of updating much needed infrastructure, such as our computers, laptops, and other operational equipment.

5. Build awareness that our community counseling center, Pathways, provides high quality counseling at low rates for people of all ages that are experiencing a variety of mental health issues.


CEO Statement

2018 marks 13 years of California Youth Services (CYS) as its own non-profit and I am very proud of our accomplishments and am honored to be a part of it.. Prior to that, CYS was called by its pioneer program: JADE. Now it is known as a top leader in providing substance abuse prevention, education, and intervention in Orange County.

As I reflect upon the last 13 years, what makes me the most proud is the collaborative relationships we developed in Orange County with the many schools and school districts, law enforcement agencies, community members, universities, and other non-profits to combat a variety of issues that children, teens, individuals, and families face. We are in the business of helping people and what I would like everyone to know, is that through our substance abuse prevention efforts, we discovered many issues, seen and not seen, are significantly related. These issues are major problems that can affect mental health, overall well-being, behavior, and academic success. To address these issues, we developed high quality, effective programs, such as Pathways Community Counseling Center (our mental health program to prevent depression, truancy, bullying, self esteem issues, relationship problems, grief and loss, etc.). The Pathways website,, was created to point out that the mental health services we provide care for people of all ages and all issues. We have our substance abuse programs such as JADE, school-based programs, drug testing, Community Outreach, and Collegiate Drug & Alcohol (C-DAP; designed for young adults). We also have our legal awareness DECISIONS program for first time youth offenders and Learn 2 Read OC, our program that addresses school challenges. L2ROC tutors struggling readers and spellers who have a language based learning difference, such as dyslexia, as well as consults parents with ways to address their children's academic struggles. That program also has its own website: where the community can learn more information and enroll for services. Overall, there are many factors in helping people navigate these tough years and CYS is here to make sure they are supported, cared for, and have a place to turn whenever there is a crisis.

On a last note, I want to take this time to thank all the non-profits out there doing good and all the partners, supporters, and donors of CYS. All of us working together in Orange County not only strengthens our bond, but it keeps our most vulnerable safe.

Many Blessings,
Margie Diaz, LCSW
Executive Director


Board Chair Statement


Other Ways to Donate/Volunteer

Other than the direct donate link on our website, there are several alternative ways to make donations to CYS. Such methods include check or major credit card number via mail, phone donations, and/or cash donations are accepted at our office in Laguna Hills. There are in-kind donations needed (we have various printing and supply needs) and we always happily accept volunteerism within our administration office.

Geographic Area Served

Central Orange County
West Orange County
South Orange County
North Orange County

Organization Categories

  1. Mental Health & Crisis Intervention - Substance Abuse Prevention
  2. Youth Development - Youth Centers and Clubs (includes Boys/Girls Clubs)- Multipurpose
  3. Education - Educational Services



Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, & Intervention: JADE, School Programs, Drug Testing, Community Outreach, Collegiate Drug & Alcohol (C-DAP)

Juvenile Alcohol & Drug Education (JADE) is for law enforcement, parents, schools, and other referrals. JADE is an intense class, educating youth (ages 12-17) about the consequences of alcohol and drug use. For school districts that need a tailored drug and alcohol program that serve students in violation of substance use policies, we have programs like Project Intervention and New Beginning. Monitored and unmonitored drug testing is provided for public schools and private schools that have volunteer drug testing at their sites. We also provide private monitored drug testing and take-home test kits. For private colleges and universities that are dealing with drug policy violations among their students, we provide C-DAP, the Collegiate Drug and Alcohol Program. This class is designed for young adults. CYS' dedicated board members and volunteer speakers provide drug awareness and education in the community at various events through our Community Outreach Program.

Budget  $285,000.00
Category  Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other Assessment for Substance Abuse
Population Served Alcohol, Drug, Substance Abusers At-Risk Populations
Program Short-Term Success 

Based on post-program 2013/2014 evaluation forms, 92% of the participants stated they learned valuable and new information after attending the substance abuse programs, 75% admitted that their behavior is putting themselves at risk or harm, and 85% felt that the programs positively impacted the way they will make future choices about drugs and alcohol.

Program Long-Term Success 

Participants will continue to understand the physical, emotional, and legal consequences of substance abuse; decrease drug and alcohol use; and improve their ability to make healthy and safe decisions.

Program Success Monitored By 

Outcomes are tracked through program evaluations each participant completes after each class. Feedback is gathered from referring agencies regarding substance use recidivism. Additionally, three to six months after completion of the program, follow up surveys are conducted. Data is tracked in our program evaluation database.

Examples of Program Success 

One JADE parent reported, “Before JADE, I felt hopeless and alone on how to deal with my son’s situation. Now I’m much stronger and feel my husband and I have resources that can help us.” 

“The program really made her take a look at what she was doing, she
has changed friends, and is not drinking.”~JADE parent
“I felt I was able to open up a lot and I really liked them” ~Project Intervention Teen

Crime & Violence Prevention: DECISIONS

DECISIONS introduces youth and their parents/guardians to the realities and consequences of incarceration and probation. The program provides youth with the opportunity to evaluate the decisions they have made and gain an understanding of the short- and long-term consequences of those decisions.

Participants are referred by school districts, law enforcement, probation, or individual parents. Each session is two, 3.5-hour evening classes held at the OC jail facility in Santa Ana. During class time, OC Sheriff’s Deputies, OC District Attorneys, therapists, former incarcerated youth, and reformed adult felons give youth a realistic look at the legal ramifications of committing crimes, from detailed information on sentencing procedures and legal responsibilities of parents to personal stories from other youth and adults. Approximately 100 youth and 140 parents/guardians participate each year.
Budget  $35,000.00
Category  Crime & Legal, General/Other Crime Control & Prevention
Population Served Adolescents Only (13-19 years) Families
Program Short-Term Success 

At the conclusion of each DECISIONS class, participants and their parents complete anonymous evaluation forms. According to these evaluations, 96% of the youth indicated they learned something they would consider new or valuable during the program, 96% indicated that they believe their behavior could be putting themselves at risk or harm, and 92% reported that DECISIONS impacted the way they will make future choices.

Program Long-Term Success 

First time youth offenders will: 

1. Understand the legal consequences of juvenile delinquency and other negative behaviors;

2. Avoid recidivism; and

3. Improve their ability to make wiser DECISIONS.

Parents/guardians will:

1. Understand the legal consequences of their child’s juvenile delinquency;

2. Improve their ability to identify potential indicators of risks for juvenile delinquency; and

3. Learn about additional resources to help them promote positive DECISIONS for their child.

Program Success Monitored By 

To measure success, we track outcomes for our participants through immediate, anonymous evaluation forms, gather feedback from referring agencies on their cases and on statistics such as juvenile crime rates, and three to six months after completion of the program, a follow up survey is conducted asking three survey questions: (1) “Was the program effective?”; (2) “Were the resources provided helpful?”; and (3) “Has your child committed another criminal offense." All data is tracked in a program evaluation database.

Examples of Program Success  Justin came into the program defiant and making poor decisions that were heading him towards jail or worse.  After attending the DECISIONS program and having the opportunity to ask real life questions of the Deputies, he was open to some counseling with his family and began to turn his life around.  Our staff was even invited to his high school graduation in thanks for playing such an integral part of helping him get on the right path for a better future.

Mental Health Programs: Pathways Community Counseling Center

Pathways serves individuals of all ages with quality, affordable mental health evaluations, therapeutic services, and life skills support that are tailored to each individual’s needs. Rather than viewing clients as “patients,” our goal is to create a safe environment where they can collaborate in their own healing process. We make sure that each client feels confident and comfortable with one of our eight clinicians, who can help him or her address a variety of mental health issues.

Each year, CYS’ Pathways Community Counseling Center serves more than 130 clients from all over Orange County through offices located in Tustin and Laguna Hills. Services are offered in English and Spanish and are available on a sliding scale fee basis, ensuring that all clients, regardless of language or economic status, can receive services.

Budget  $70,000.00
Category  Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other Mental Health Treatment
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years) Adults Families
Program Short-Term Success  After 10 sessions of counseling, 85% of the clients will report that they see an improvement with their overall mental health as well as see an improvement in their personal, relational, and social lives.

Program Long-Term Success 

Counseling clients will: 

1. Improve self-esteem, confidence, and overall mental health; and
2. Cultivate healthy communication, boundaries, interpersonal relationships, and problem solving skills.
Program Success Monitored By 

Research-based rating scales measuring objectives are used. The two main scales include an Outcome Rating Scale, completed by the counselor to measure clients’ personal, relational, social, and overall well-being, and a Session Rating Scale, taken by clients during the first, middle, and last session to determine the fit of counselor and session.

Examples of Program Success 

Jessica quickly made it clear that she thought counseling was a “waste of time” and that she didn’t need help. However, during one session, she and her counselor found a safe discussion topic—her family’s love of food and its connection to their native country. Building upon this small piece of personal information, Jessica and her counselor built a relationship that allowed Jessica to feel safe talking about her hard experiences—being kicked out of three middle schools, using drugs and alcohol, and giving up hope for her future. She began discovering ways of handling tough situations at school and home, and allowed the tender, caring side of herself to emerge. She also gained the motivation to succeed that she never knew she had. Her parents noticed a difference, and soon, Jessica was smiling more and saying that counseling was helping her experience more satisfaction.

Literacy Program: Learn 2 Read OC

Learn 2 Read OC program is a reading and spelling remediation program for people with language based learning differences, such as dyslexia. This program was developed to address the urgent need to help those 45% of 3rd grade students who are non-proficient readers and spellers. Throughout our experience as a substance abuse prevention leader in Orange County, we learned the valuable tool literacy plays in preventing substance abuse later in life. Literacy improves self-image, confidence, unlocks endless opportunities, and opens more doors for extended education and careers.
Tutoring through Learn 2 Read OC is currently based out of our Tustin and Laguna Hills offices. All tutoring is one-on-one and each student receives a minimum of 2 hours per week. Additional services Learn 2 Read OC provides includes dyslexia screening, learning analysis (identifies decoding/encoding breakdown as well as strengths), LiPS Instruction, resources and guidance, financial aid for monthly tutoring, and dyslexia support groups.
Budget  $40,000.00
Category  Education, General/Other Tutorial Programs
Population Served K-12 (5-19 years) Adults
Program Short-Term Success  Every student will complete each level with 95% proficiency for each skill being taught. A student must master the skills taught in each lesson and be able to apply reading and spelling easily and with about 95% accuracy before moving on to the next lesson.
Program Long-Term Success  After completing the 10 levels  of the Orton-Gillingham based program (Barton Reading & Spelling Program), 100% of the students will be reading at a college bound reading level.
Program Success Monitored By  Post- and pre-tests given before and after each level of the Barton Reading & Spelling System.
Examples of Program Success  All the parents of our now current students reported that they see a huge improvement in their child's confidence and skill levels after only 1 month of their child's attendance in the program. Their teachers at their schools are also documenting and reporting the steady progress each student is making.


CEO/Executive Director Mrs. Margie Diaz LCSW
CEO Term Start 2002
CEO Email [email protected]
CEO Experience


For 30 years, California Youth Services (CYS) Executive Director Margie Diaz, LCSW has been in the field of social work and clinical counseling, specifically working with adolescents dealing with substance abuse. delinquency, and mental health. Her resume details her passion for helping people. She started out taking care of families of developmentally disabled individuals, became a counselor in various capacities helping adolescents and their parents combat the teen issues they face, and moved quickly into leadership and director roles in the industry for various non-profits and hospitals. Throughout this experience, Margie has developed a keen awareness for various resources and agencies throughout Orange County, understanding and knowing them inside and out. She’s developed lasting, collaborative relationships with various agencies and nonprofits and is known as the crisis expert in the industry due to her vast knowledge of where to go for help. Being that she is available 24hrs/7days a week for families in crisis, she is a very unique executive director in that more than half her time is allocated towards directly working with people. Margie graduated with a Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California and her BA in Behavior Science from Concordia University. Throughout all of this, she had time to raise triplets, who are now teenagers themselves.

Former CEOs and Terms

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Senior Staff

Name Title Experience/Biography
Mrs. Arlene Dayrit MA, MFTI Operations Manager
Arlene is a Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton and went on to earn her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University. Arlene has experience in providing individual and group counseling to youth and adolescents in the community clinic and school settings. In addition, Arlene has worked closely with issues such as domestic violence, divorce/separation, anger management, substance abuse, and anxiety. Previously, Arlene worked with children with Autism, where she used Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) techniques to improve the overall functioning of the client. Arlene is passionate about helping others, and strives to provide support to underserved communities.
Mrs. Saarika Rao MFTI Program Manager --
Mrs. Kelly Scott MA.Ed. Program Director

Kelly is a California Credentialed, Multiple Subject Teacher and earned her Master of Education through Azusa Pacific University and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology through California State University, Fullerton. She developed and overseas the Learn 2 Read OC program to help students that struggle with Dyslexia, the most misunderstood and common reading disability (1 out of 5 people). Untreated dyslexia leads to serious academic issues that have a potential to affect a person's decisions that lead to substance abuse, mental health challenges, and other delinquency problems. Kelly is also the Executive Director's assistant helping with administration, organization budget, and fund development. Kelly taught for the Tustin Unified School District as well as held an early childhood development position as a Preschool Director in Tustin. Prior to that she was a juvenile diversion specialist and became the first Program Administrator that implemented the Pepperdine Resource Youth Diversion & Education Program (PRYDE) collaborating with the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department. Throughout Kelly’s previous positions she’s held in the community, she has always been a part of CYS, ranging from grant writing, consulting, and stepping in where help has been needed.



Award Awarding Organization Year
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Affiliation Year
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External Assessments and Accreditations

External Assessment or Accreditation Year
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We engage the following groups of stakeholders in our programs:
Schools, Universities and Districts: programming, presentations, and access to counseling, drug testing, internships and other CYS services for school districts in Los Alamitos, Laguna Beach, Tustin, Huntington Beach, and Placentia-Yorba Linda. Also, schools such as JSerra, Rosary, San Clemente HS, and Dana Hills HS. Concordia Universit, California State University Fullerton, Chapman University
Law Enforcement: Referrals from the Orange and Laguna Police Departments; Orange County Probation; Juvenile Court; the OC Sheriff-Coroner Department (OCSD); the PRYDE (Pepperdine Resource & Youth Diversion and Education) program; and Probation. We also partner with OC Sheriff’s Deputies, OC District Attorneys, therapists, and formerly incarcerated youth and adults to deliver the DECISIONS program and offer a first-hand look at the juvenile justice system.
Other: CYS also works with Social Services Agencies, Boys and Girls Clubs of Tustin, and OC Rescue Mission's Laurel House.

Staff Information

Number of Full Time Staff 3
Number of Part Time Staff 7
Number of Volunteers 29
Number of Contract Staff 0
Staff Retention Rate % 80%
Staff Professional Development Yes

Staff Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: --
Asian American/Pacific Islander: --
Caucasian: --
Hispanic/Latino: --
Native American/American Indian: --
Other: 10
Other (if specified): --
Gender Female: --
Male: --
Not Specified 10

Plans & Policies

Organization has Fundraising Plan? Under Development
Organization has Strategic Plan? Under Development
Years Strategic Plan Considers --
Management Succession Plan --
Organization Policies And Procedures Yes
Business Continuity of Operations Plan --

Risk Management Provisions

Nondiscrimination Policy Yes
Whistle Blower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy Yes
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Yes

Reporting and Evaluations

Management Reports to Board? Yes
CEO Formal Evaluation and Frequency -- --
Senior Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency -- --
Non Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency -- --

Government Licenses


CEO Comments


Foundation Comments



Board Chair Mr. Mike Darnold President
Board Chair Company Affiliation Student Interventionist at Dana High School
Board Chair Term Sept 2017 -
Board Co-Chair --
Board Co-Chair Company Affiliation --
Board Co-Chair Term -

Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
David Bloodgood Member -- Voting
John Coffman Member Retired Voting
Mike Darnold President Student Interventionist - Dana Hills HS Voting
Cory DePass Member Benchmark Mortgage Voting
Howard Hart Member Retired Voting
David Hungerford Member CEO for Creative Edge Packaging, Inc. Voting
Gil Mulhere Member Community Resource CYS Speaker Voting
Gaylene Rice Member Realtor Voting
Paul Samson Member Rehabilitation Center Owner Voting
James Smith Member Education Products Consultant Voting
Michael Upp Member Business Development Voting
Robert Williams Treasurer Williams Accountancy Voting

Constituent Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Youth Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Additional Board Members and Affiliations

Name Company Affiliations Status
Deputy Stephen Brown Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department NonVoting
Tom Christian Corporate Benefit Planners NonVoting
Flo Mulhere Retired NonVoting

Board Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 0
Caucasian: 0
Hispanic/Latino: 0
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 11
Other (if specified): --
Gender Female: 1
Male: 11
Not Specified 0

Board Information

Board Term Lengths --
Board Term Limits --
Board Meeting Attendance % 75%
Written Board Selection Criteria Yes
Written Conflict Of Interest Policy Yes
Percentage of Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage of In-Kind Contributions 50%
Board Orientation Yes

CEO Comments


Foundation Comments


Standing Committees



Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

Expense Breakdown 2017 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2016 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2015 (%)

Fiscal Year July 01, 2018 to June 30, 2019
Projected Revenue $570,000.00
Projected Expenses $570,000.00
Form 990s

2017 Form 990

2016 Form 990

2015 Form 990

2014 Form 990

2013 Form 990

Audit Documents --
IRS Letter of Exemption

IRS Letter of Determination

Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Total Revenue $511,526 $526,757 $578,019
Total Expenses $499,677 $571,421 $545,614

Prior Three Years Revenue Sources

Revenue By Revenue Source
Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$175,667 $155,680 $170,096
Government Contributions $0 $0 $0
    Federal -- -- --
    State -- -- --
    Local -- -- --
    Unspecified -- -- $0
Individual Contributions -- -- --
Indirect Public Support -- -- $0
Earned Revenue $335,859 $371,077 $407,923
Investment Income, Net of Losses -- -- $0
Membership Dues -- -- $0
Special Events -- -- $0
Revenue In-Kind -- -- $0
Other -- -- $0

Prior Three Years Expense Allocations

Expense By Type
Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Program Expense $496,266 $568,523 $534,149
Administration Expense $3,411 $2,898 $3,057
Fundraising Expense -- -- $8,408
Payments to Affiliates -- -- $0
Total Revenue/Total Expenses 1.02 0.92 1.06
Program Expense/Total Expenses 99% 99% 98%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue 0% 0% 5%

Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities

Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Total Assets $74,980 $68,923 $114,594
Current Assets $74,706 $68,649 $112,002
Long-Term Liabilities -- -- $447
Current Liabilities $14,490 $7,842 $8,402
Total Net Assets $60,490 $61,081 $105,745

Short Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities 5.16 8.75 13.33

Long Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Long-term Liabilities/Total Assets 0% 0% 0%
Endowment Value --
Spending Policy --
Percentage(If selected) --
Are you currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Purpose --
Campaign Goal --
Capital Campaign Dates -
Capital Campaign Raised-to-Date Amount --
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No

CEO Comments

California Youth Services (CYS) has not undergone an audit since receiving independency from Boys & Girls Clubs of Tustin (BGCT) in September 2011, due to the financial cost associated with an audit. CYS is a small non-profit and uses 20% of its expense budget towards administration, fundraising, and operation costs. Since an audit is an operational cost and a majority of our operational costs are covered with unrestricted private donations and contributions, it is difficult to budget for a costly expense such as an audit (bids range from $10,000 to $15,000, which would be an additional 12% added to our operation budget).

CYS Board Members are not dismissing an audit and they understand the importance of one. As a result, Board Members are currently bidding various CPA’s this year to get an affordable audit and hoping to add it to our expense budget for next Fiscal Year (2018/2019).

CYS incorporates best practice accounting procedures. For instance, all revenue and expenses are overseen by an outside CPA firm (donated services). 990’s and Profit and Loss statements are provided by the same agency.


Foundation Comments

Summary financial data is per the Form 990s and consultation with the organization. Foundation/corporate and individual contributions are combined under Foundation and Corporation Contributions.


Other Documents

No Other Documents currently available.