EIN 36-2167940

Metropolitan Family Services

IRS 501(c) type
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Metropolitan Family Services is an organization that works to strengthen families and communities by providing emotional wellness services and empowering individuals and families. This includes psychiatric evaluation, counseling, and legal assistance for cases of domestic violence. Services are provided to low-income families located in Chicago, IL.
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Program areas at Metropolitan Family Services

Emotional Wellness: We encourage healthy and productive lives.Through supportive, caring counseling, individuals and families in any phase of life are empowered to better handle life's challenges. Our mental health services provide psychiatric evaluation, case management and crisis intervention to help children and adults with chronic mental illness recover and be productive. We also offer assistance for older adults and their caregivers to meet the unique concerns of this stage of life. Compassionate violence prevention programs alleviate the impact of community or domestic violence. And specialized veterans' services help returning soldiers and their families reintegrate into civilian life and reconnect with one another.Number of Clients Served - 32,756
Education: We prepare young people and parents for success.Our programs promote academic achievement and social and emotional development among children, youth and families to foster success in life. Helping parents, especially younger parents, prepare for the challenges of parenting ensures that children are cared for, nurtured and experience a future of promise and opportunity.Number of Clients Served - 24,429
Empowerment: We help families stand up and be heard.The Legal Aid Society provides a wide range of essential legal services to low-income families who, without us, would have no other access to legal help. We offer legal assistance for cases of domestic violence, family and elder law, and housing and consumer issues, and hold workshops to educate people of their rights in these areas. All Legal Aid Society clients have access to the full scope of counseling and other services offered by Metropolitan Family Services. In addition, Public Policy initiatives advocate for better laws and systems that are more responsive to the needs of low-income families.Number of Clients Served - 39,166
Economic Stability: We support strong, self-sustaining families.Our programs offer support and education to economically challenged families so they may improve the quality of their work, lifestyle and finances. We help families prepare for, find and sustain stable jobs and housing, which is vital to long-term stability. Through specialized counseling services, our Employee Assistance Network helps employees remain productive and achieve balance between their work and personal lives.Number of Clients Served - 9,805

Who funds Metropolitan Family Services

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Metropolitan Family ServicesGeneral Operating Support$16,640,428
The Chicago Community TrustTo Support Covid-19 Relief, CP4P Work, Wego Together for Kids at West Chicago Elementary School, Emergency Assistance To Undocumented Latinx/latino Immigrants, and General Operating Support$4,258,661
United Way of Metropolitan ChicagoProgram Support$2,590,097
...and 73 more grants received totalling $30,817,362
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesHEAD START$5,193,586
Department of Health and Human ServicesHEAD START$2,958,634
...and 34 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Metropolitan Family Services

Ricardo EstradaPresident and Chief Executive Officer PDF$304,088
Theresa C. NihillChief Operating Officer PDF$181,311
James BaldwinChief Financial Officer$0
Barbara West StoneChief Development Officer PDF$189,017
Miguel C. KeberleinExecutive Director of the Legal Aid Society PDF
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for Metropolitan Family Services

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$76,790,495
Program services$9,841,477
Investment income and dividends$1,391,634
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$414,876
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$88,438,482

Form 990s for Metropolitan Family Services

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-18990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-08-31990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 16 new grant, including a grant for $4,258,661 from The Chicago Community Trust
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 39 new grant, including a grant for $16,640,428 from Metropolitan Family Services
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
August 1, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 28, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 16 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Legal service nonprofitsHuman service organizationsFamily service centersSenior centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharitiesHead Start programs
Human servicesChildrenAbuse preventionLegal services
Political advocacyLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
1 North Dearborn No 1000
Chicago, IL 60602
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Website URL
(312) 986-4000
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P40: Family Services
NAICS code, primary
5411: Legal Services
Parent/child status
Central organization
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