Center for Children and Families, Inc.
210 S. Cockrel Ave.
Norman OK 73071
Tax Exempt Status Public Supported Charity
Organization Does Business As (DBA) Name(s)
Organization DBA
Center for Children and Families, Inc.
Mission Statement

We exist to improve the lives of children through partnerships with families and communities because every boy and girl deserves to grow up safe, nurtured and loved.

Contact Information
Contact Name Brandon Brooks
Contact email
Address 210 S. Cockrel Ave.
Norman, OK 73071
Phone (405) 364-1420
Fax 405-364-1433
County Cleveland County
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Financial Summary
Projected Revenue $2,026,938.00
Projected Expenses $2,026,938.00
History and Background
Former Names
Juvenile Services, Inc.1969
Year Founded 1969
IRS Ruling Year 1970
State Registration Expiration Mar 2016

We exist to improve the lives of children through partnerships with families and communities because every boy and girl deserves to grow up safe, nurtured and loved.


At the Center for Children and Families (CCFI), we offer strength-based programs and services to aide and educate families coping with abuse, neglect, divorce, separation, teenage pregnancy, a lack of quality out-of-school care, and/or other adverse experiences. 

Since 1969, CCFI has partnered with schools, neighborhoods, donors, public agencies, and families to provide education, prevention, and treatment services for families because we believe that every boy and girl deserves to grow up safe, nurtured and loved.

While our continuum of care is broad, with services ranging in intensity, our focus has always been to ensure that all children have safe, secure, nurturing environments and caring adults in their lives. We know that an investment in the lives of children today saves lives, preserves families, reduces crime, improves educational results and provides the best possible future for our economy and our community’s health. 

Area Served
Area Served
Geographic Area Served
In a specific U.S. city, cities, state(s) and/or region.
We offer services to clients in Central Oklahoma - which includes, but is not limited to, Cleveland, Oklahoma and Pottawatomie Counties. Along with opportunities for out-of-school time activities for children and youth in Norman, OK.
Service Categories
Secondary Organizational Category Mental Health & Crisis Intervention/Counseling
Tertiary Organizational Category Youth Development/Youth Development Programs

We provide hope and healing to children, youth and families who have experienced abuse, neglect, and/or other traumatic experiences. Children’s play therapy, family therapy and support groups help children and their biological, foster and/or adoptive parents achieve safety, stability and healthy, enduring family relationships.

Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years) Children Only (5 - 14 years) Infants to Preschool (under age 5)
Program Short-term SuccessHelpDescription of short-term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. Since 2007, CCFI has successfully treated over 60 children and their foster and adoptive parents.  Since the inception of these trauma-related services, 17 children have been adopted.

Every family has unique strengths and challenges which impact the lives of children. CCFI supports healthy parent-child relationships and family functioning through individual and group education and support services, supervised visits and exchanges, respite child care, case management and referral services delivered to parents and children in their home, school, or community.

Population Served Adults Offenders/Ex-Offenders Families
Description At Boys & Girls Club of Norman at CCFI, children and youth have a safe, positive place to spend their after-school hours. The Club's after-school, evening, and summer enrichment opportunities include: - Recreational activities - Positive adult mentoring - Family-oriented events and activities The Club is open for services Monday - Friday, 3:00-7:00 p.m. and follows Norman Public Schools' calendar. We serve kids ages 6-18, and provide a meal and snack every day. We transport kids from Kennedy, Adams, Wilson Elementary, and Irving Middle School, and staff walk children from Jefferson Elementary. All students in Norman Public Schools are welcome, but parents/guardians are responsible for transportation if school is not listed above
Population Served Children Only (5 - 14 years) Adolescents Only (13-19 years)
Comments on Programs
CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

The Center for Children and Families is a non-profit organization that delivers specialized services to children and families coping with abuse, neglect, divorce, separation, teenage pregnancy, a lack of quality out-of-school care, and/or other family stressors.  We respect the complexity of human nature and human needs as we guide children and their families through challenges and opportunities that will enable them to have more productive, healthy, and happy lives.

CEO/Executive Director
CEO/Executive Director Brandon Brooks
Start Date May 2016

Senior Staff
Liz BiolleyDirector of Administrative Support
Jodana BordenMission Advancement Director
Vernon HooksUnit Director - Boys & Girls Club of Norman
Number of Full-time Staff 24
Number of Part-time Staff 15
Number of Contract Staff 0
Number of Volunteers 893
Staff Retention Rate 89
Are professional development opportunities provided? Yes
Does CEO/Executive Director have formal evaluations? Yes
Management reports to board? Yes
Organizational Plans
Fundraising Plan Yes
Communication Plan Yes
Strategic Plan Yes
Number of Years Strategic Plan Considers 1
Date Strategic Plan Adopted Jan 2016
Management Succession Plan No
Organization Policies and Procedures Yes
Risk Management Provisions
Workers Compensation and Employers' Liability
Commercial General Liability
General Property Coverage and Professional Liability
Automobile Insurance
Government Licenses
Is your organization licensed by the government (federal, state and/or local)? Yes
Board Chair
Name MacKenzie Britt
Company Affiliation Archer Advising
Term Aug 2016 to Aug 2017
Board of Directors
List Current as of July 07, 2017
Board of Directors List
Aisha Ali
Steffani Allen Voting
Catie Barton Voting
Mackenzie Britt Archer Advising, University of Oklahoma Research CampusVoting
Beverly DeWitt
Beverly DeWitt Voting
Lisa Dionisio Community VolunteerVoting
Josh Edge Republic Bank & TrustVoting
Jennifer Edwards REI Women's Business CenterVoting
Sharon Grissom Dillard Real Estate GroupVoting
Mike Lawson Danielson Fuel ServicesVoting
Lisa Long
Ted Newton
Barbara O'Brien University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterVoting
Casey Partridge Voting
Kathryn Roberts Community VolunteerVoting
Jeri Saliba Voting
Michael Saliba Great Plains Coca ColaVoting
JJ Waggoner Waggoners' Heating and Air ConditioningVoting
Bryan Waldenville Voting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
Asian American/Pacific Islander 1
Caucasian 26
Other 0 Lebanese - 1
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 9
Female 19
Board Term Lengths 3 years
Percentage of Board Making Monetary Contributions to the Organization 100 %
Percentage of Board Making In-Kind Contributions to the Organization 66 %
Board Orientation Yes
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes
Written Board Selection Criteria? No
Standing Committees
Board Development / Board Orientation
Communications / Promotion / Publicity / Public Relations
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Current Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year July 01, 2017-June 30, 2018
Current Year Budgeted Total Income $2,026,938
Current Year Budgeted Total Expenses $2,026,938
Financial Documents
IRS Letter of Determination
Prior Three Years' Financial History
Revenue and ExpensesHelpFinancial data for prior years is entered by foundation staff based on the documents submitted by nonprofit organizations.Foundation staff members enter this information to assure consistency in the presentation of financial data across all organizations.
Fiscal Year201620152014
Total Revenue$1,826,408$2,238,907$3,428,900
Total Expenses$2,234,006$2,134,473$1,956,644
Revenue Less Expenses($407,598)$104,434$1,472,256
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201620152014
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
Government Contributions$744,218$626,798$595,726
Individual Contributions------
Investment Income, Net of Losses$3,689$5,074$7,714
Unrealized Gain/Loss--($4,775)$6,255
Membership Dues------
Special Events------
Revenue In-Kind------
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201620152014
Program Expense$1,887,648$1,790,961$1,600,916
Administration Expense$134,949$187,643$114,238
Fundraising Expense$211,409$155,869$241,490
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses0.821.051.75
Program Expense/Total Expenses84%84%82%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue23%20%33%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201620152014
Total Assets$5,663,383$6,388,266$6,666,511
Current Assets$498,507$600,864$658,171
Long-Term Liabilities$702,683$1,016,596$1,343,579
Current Liabilities$66,703$75,731$131,427
Total Net Assets$4,893,997$5,295,939$5,191,505
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities7.477.935.01
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets12%16%20%
Funding Sources
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201620152014
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountGovt - Unspecified $744,218Contributions $1,161,184Contributions $2,285,840
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountContributions $735,856Govt - Unspecified $626,798Govt - Unspecified $595,726
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountEarned Revenue $171,685Earned Revenue $279,332Earned Revenue $384,375
Endowment? Yes
Endowment Spending Policy Percentage
Endowment Spending Policy Percentage (if selected) 5 %
Credit Line? Yes
Reserve Fund? Yes
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Campaign Purpose Recently completed the Champions for Children campaign, which included the purchase and renovation of a former church located in Norman, OK.
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next Five Years? No
Comments on Financials
Foundation Staff Comments
All prior year financial information is from the IRS Form 990s.
Contributions may include foundations and corporations when the breakout was not available.
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Address 210 S. Cockrel Ave.
Norman, OK 73071
Primary Phone 405 364-1420
Contact Email
Give to Endowment
CEO/Executive Director Brandon Brooks
Board Chair MacKenzie Britt
Board Chair Company Affiliation Archer Advising


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