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The Children's Law Center

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

The Children's Law Center is a legal aid society based in Brooklyn, NY that was founded in 1997. As of 2019 they had $10 million in revenue and $1.6 million in assets.

To provide legal services to indigent children in contested custody/ visitation and related cases. To provide legal services for children in approximately 6,000 custody/visitation and related family Law cases. To provide legal services for children in...

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Program areas at The Children's Law Center

This year we advocated for 7,600 children in 6,632 cases totaling 21,767 court appearances by 35 attorneys. CLCs Reflective Advocacy Practice (RAP) includes our Broken Adoptions (BAP), Securing Seamless Education Services (SSES), Trauma Informed Advocacy (TIAP), Working Group (WG), and Quasi Estates Projects(QEP). BAP has 310 Cases since 2011. 56 new cases and 40 HELPLINE Calls. SSES has 685 Cases since 2011 110 new cases this year. TIAP has held over 10 trainings to help clients with bereavement, grief and trauma. The WG has reviewed and commented on policies at the court and agency levels that impact children. QEP continues to educate family court attorneys about the crossover of cases into surrogates court.

Form 990s for The Children's Law Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-03Feb 11, 2020990View PDF
2018-03Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-03Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-03Jun 28, 2017990View PDF
2015-03Jan 14, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Children's Law Center

Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,152,136
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$1,312
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$5,681
Total revenues$10,159,129

Vendors for The Children's Law Center

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Withumsmithbrown PCTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-02-11
██████Fundraising software2019-08-27
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-08-27
██████ █ ███ ██████ ███████████Rent$972,2522019-03-01
███████ ██████████ ███████████Rent$632,1972019-03-01
███ ██████████ █████████ ███Transcript Services$133,5832019-03-01
█████Investment management2016-12-31
██████ ██ ███████Insurance2016-12-31
...and 10 more vendors

Personnel at The Children's Law Center

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Karen P. Simmons, Esq.Executive Director$171,779Sept. 30, 2020
Tracey TrolononeLMSW Director of Social Work-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ █████Director$117,102March 31, 2019
███████ ███████Borough Director$133,021March 31, 2019
█████ ███████████Writing Supervisor$121,950March 31, 2019
███████ ██ ████████ ████Deputy Director - Appeals$4,951March 31, 2019
███ ████████Vice President$0March 31, 2019
███████ ████████President$0March 31, 2019
████ █████Secretary$0March 31, 2019
█████████ █████Treasurer$0March 31, 2019
...and five more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

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2Community Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$5.7 millionWilmington, DE
3Disability Rights North Carolina501(c)(3)$4.0 millionRaleigh, NC
4East Bay Children's Law Offices (EBCLO)501(c)(3)$2.7 millionOakland, CA
5Law Foundation of Silicon Valley501(c)(3)$11 millionSan Jose, CA
6Disability Law Center (DLC)501(c)(3)$2.7 millionBoston, MA
7Neighborhood Legal Services501(c)(3)$5.2 millionBuffalo, NY
8Legal Assistance of Western New York (LAWNY)501(c)(3)$11 millionGeneva, NY
9Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV)501(c)(3)$18 millionWhite Plains, NY
10Mobilization for Justice (MFY)501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
11New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)501(c)(3)$29 millionNew York, NY
12Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York501(c)(3)$6.7 millionUtica, NY
13Legal Services of Central New York501(c)(3)$7.2 millionSyracuse, NY
14Legal Aid Society of Nassau County501(c)(3)$7.8 millionHempstead, NY
15Brooklyn Defender Services (BDS)501(c)(3)$49 millionBrooklyn, NY
16The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New YorkInc501(c)(3)$11 millionAlbany, NY
17Prisoners Legal Services of New York501(c)(3)$5.4 millionAlbany, NY
18Center for Elder Law and Justice501(c)(3)$4.4 millionBuffalo, NY
19Brooklyn Legal Services (BLS)501(c)(3)$22 millionNew York, NY
20Western New York Law Center501(c)(3)$2.7 millionBuffalo, NY
21The Bronx Defenders501(c)(3)$41 millionBronx, NY
22Housing Conservation Coordinators (HCC)501(c)(3)$3.4 millionNew York, NY
23Neighborhood Defender Service501(c)(3)$10 millionNew York, NY
24The Legal Aid Society of Rochester New York (LASROC)501(c)(3)$6.2 millionRochester, NY
25Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC)501(c)(3)$8.4 millionNew York, NY