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The Guidance Center

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

The Guidance Center is a youth service organization based in Southgate, MI that was founded in 1958. As of 2019 they had $40 million in revenue and $15 million in assets.

To enhance the development and well-being of children, adults, and families in need throughout the communities we serve. Our vision is that the people we serve will thrive at home, school, work and community life.

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Program areas at The Guidance Center

The Guidance Center responds to The everchanging needs of southeast Michigan residents and beyond to provide quality behavioral health and substance use treatment, educational opportunities, and community outreach services to thousands of children, adults and families every year. The private, nonprofit agency - established in 1958 - leads The way in creating new prevention, treatment and education models that strengthen The lives of those it serves.

Form 990s for The Guidance Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Sep 20, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Sep 28, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Aug 1, 2016990View PDF
2014-09Jun 25, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Guidance Center

Total grants, contributions, etc.$11,511,286
Program services$28,154,528
Investment income and dividends$81,950
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-6,518
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,112,739
Total revenues$40,853,985

Vendors for The Guidance Center

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-25
██████ ███ █████ ████Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-06-02
████ █████ ████ ██████ ██ ████████Insurance2019-12-31
████ ████ ███████ ██ ████████Insurance2019-12-31
██████████ █████████ ███████ ██ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
█████ ██████ ████ ███Insurance2019-12-31
███ ███████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$1472019-12-31
████ ████████ ████Insurance agent or broker$3,0002019-12-31
...and three more vendors

Personnel at The Guidance Center

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Kari D. WalkerChief Executive Officer and President / President and Chief Executive Officer$256,464Aug. 21, 2020
Laura HuotChief Operating Officer$150,929Aug. 21, 2020
████ █████████Chief Financial Officer$174,137Aug. 21, 2020
█████████ █████████Director of Communications and Philanthropy$108,042Aug. 21, 2020
████ ████Director of Information Technology-Aug. 21, 2020
████ ███████Director of Human Resources$108,153Aug. 21, 2020
██████ ███████Medical Director$299,056Aug. 21, 2020
█████ █████Senior Director of Clinical Services-Aug. 21, 2020
█████ █████Director of Quality and Compliance-Aug. 21, 2020
████████ ███████Director of Center for Excellence, CCBHC Project Director-Aug. 21, 2020
...and 14 more key personnel

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7Consumer Services501(c)(3)$10 millionMason, MI
8Starfish Family Services501(c)(3)$40 millionInkster, MI
9Development Centers501(c)(3)$23 millionDetroit, MI
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11Residential Options (ROI)501(c)(3)$11 millionOkemos, MI
12Community Care Services501(c)(3)$10 millionLincoln Park, MI
13New Horizons Behavioral Health501(c)(3)$27 millionColumbus, GA
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