CENTER OF HELP INC

Address
1906 FOREST DRIVE STE 2A/2B
ANNAPOLIS, MD 21401
Contact
Website: http://www.centrodeayuda.org
Phone: +1 (410) 295-3434
Nonprofit
NTEE: P20 - Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
EIN: 52-2282782

Mission

OUR BUILDING LIVES FOR NEW AMERICANS PROJECT SERVES CLIENTS EITHER (1) DIRECTLY WITH WALK-IN ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE, (2) THROUGH ITS SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, OR (3) BY REFERRAL TO AN APPROPRIATE AGENCY. THE CENTER OF HELP/CENTRO DE AYUDA ASSISTS OUR FAMILIES WITH EMPLOYMENT, MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL ISSUES, TRANSLATIONS, AND OTHER CONCERNS. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES, A CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION CLASS AND A HOMEWORK HELP AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE YOUTH. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS FREE IMMIGRATION CONSULTATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH IMMIGRATION LAWYERS, FINANCIAL LITERACY CLASSES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL BANKS, AND IMMIGRATION WORKSHOPS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ESPERANZA CENTER.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2000
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$41,383.00$27,380.00$25,888.00$29,297.00$41,184.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$41,383.00$27,380.00$27,188.00$29,297.00$41,184.00
Number of employees75674
Number of volunteers50872323
Personnel
Carrasco, Luis
Title TREASURERTREASURER  
Name of key/compensated person LUIS CARRASCOLUIS CARRASCO  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Current officer TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Casiano-Matos, Waleska
TitleSECRETARYBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personWALESKA CASIANO-MATOSWALESKA CASIANO-MATOSWALESKA CASIANO-MATOS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.601.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Cepeda, Sandra
Title  BOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated person  SANDRA CAROLINA CEPEDA  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Cisneros, Raul
Title   VICE PRESIDEVICE PRESIDE
Name of key/compensated person   RAUL CISNEROSRAUL CISNEROS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Cline, Karen
TitleEXECUTIVE DI    
Name of key/compensated personKAREN CLINE    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$41,383.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Dillon, Debra
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personDEBRA DILLON    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Farias, Andreia
Title BOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated person ANDREIA P FARIAS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Hoffman, Mark
Title  BOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated person  MARK J HOFFMAN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Hoffmann, Mark
TitleVICE PRESIDEVICE PRESIDE   
Name of key/compensated personMARK J HOFFMANNMARK J HOFFMANN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Jarocki, Reyna
Title  BOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated person  REYNA JAROCKI  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Mekeal, Brian
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personBRIAN MEKEALBRIAN MEKEAL   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.201.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Melendez, Enrique
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    ENRIQUE MELENDEZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Moddispaw, Michelle
Title   BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person   MICHELLE MODDISPAW ESQMICHELLE MODDISPAW ESQ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Novochadlo, Loise
Title EXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DI
Name of key/compensated person LOISE S NOVOCHADLOLOISE S NOVOCHADLOLOISE S NOVOCHADLOLOISE S NOVOCHADLO
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $27,380.00$25,888.00$29,297.00$7,488.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Omana, Patricia
Title PRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTED/PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person PATRICIA OMANAPATRICIA OMANAPATRICIA OMANAPATRICIA OMANA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Current officer TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$1,300.00$0.00$33,696.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Rodriguez, Reynaldo
TitlePRESIDENTBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personREYNALDO RODRIGUEZDR REYNALDO RODRIGUEZDR REYNALDO RODRIGUEZREYNALDO RODRIGUEZREYNALDO RODRIGUEZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Rodriguez, Roxana
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personROXANA RODRIGUEZ    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.50    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Rodriguez, Roxanna
Title VICE PRESIDE   
Name of key/compensated person ROXANNA RODRIGUEZ   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Current officer True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Seldes, Carolina
TitleTREASURER    
Name of key/compensated personCAROLINA SELDES    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.50    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Wagener, Thomas
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personTHOMAS WAGENER    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.20    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Willey, Andrea
Title   SECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person   ANDREA WILLEYANDREA WILLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities"BUILDING LIVES FOR NEW AMERICANS" IS THE CORNERSTONE OF OUR ORGANIZATION AS WE STRIVE TO ASSIST HISPANIC-LATINO AND OTHER IMMIGRANTS IN THEIR JOURNEY TO BECOMING CONTRIBUTIVE CITIZENS THROUGH SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE.OUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND THE SUCCESSFUL INTEGRATION OF THE IMMIGRANT HISPANIC POPULATION INTO THE GREATER COMMUNITY OF ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY.OUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND THE SUCCESSFUL INTEGRATION OF THE IMMIGRANT HISPANIC POPULATION INTO THE GREATER COMMUNITY OF ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY.OUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND THE SUCCESSFUL INTEGRATION OF THE IMMIGRANT HISPANIC POPULATION INTO THE GREATER COMMUNITY OF ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY.THE CENTER OF HELP SUPPLIES COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND EDUCATIONAL TRAINING TO HISPANICS AND OTHERS.
Program service expenses, total$145,559.00$114,753.00$101,310.00$87,488.00$124,125.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
EDUCATIONAL INSTRUCTORS -SERVICES TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES OF ALL ETHNIC AND RACIAL GROUPS, THE MAJORITY OF WHICH ARE AT RISK HISPANICS-SPANISH TO ENGLISH-SELF DEVELOPMENT-VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROGRAMS. SCHOOL COMMUNITY INITIATIVES, LEGAL REFERRALS, AND GENERAL INTER-PERSONAL SUPPORT. SCHOOL- COMMUNITY PROGRAM SUPPORT-OPERATIONAL COST, SUPPLIES, POSTAGE. FACILITY RENT- OFFICE COMMUNITY CLASS ROOM SPACE.
Program expenses    $124,125.00
Program description    EDUCATIONAL INSTRUCTORS -SERVICES TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES OF ALL ETHNIC AND RACIAL GROUPS, THE MAJORITY OF WHICH ARE AT RISK HISPANICS-SPANISH TO ENGLISH-SELF DEVELOPMENT-VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROGRAMS. SCHOOL COMMUNITY INITIATIVES, LEGAL REFERRALS, AND GENERAL INTER-PERSONAL SUPPORT. SCHOOL- COMMUNITY PROGRAM SUPPORT-OPERATIONAL COST, SUPPLIES, POSTAGE. FACILITY RENT- OFFICE COMMUNITY CLASS ROOM SPACE.
OUR BUILDING LIVES FOR NEW AMERICANS PROJECT SERVICES CLIENTS EITHER (1) DIRECTLY WITH WALK-IN ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE, (2) THROUGH ITS SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, OR (3) BY REFERRAL TO AN APPROPRIATE AGENCY. THE CENTER OF HELP/CENTRO DE AYUDA ASSISTS OUR FAMILIES WITH EMPLOYMENT, MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL ISSUES, TRANSLATIONS AND OTHER CONCERNS. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES, A CITIZENSHIP AND IMMINGRATION CLASS AND A HOMEWORK HELP AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE YOUTH. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS FREE IMMIGRATION CONSULTATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH IMMIGRATION LAWYERS, FINANCIAL LITERACY CLASSES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL BANKS, AND IMMIGRATION WORKSHOPS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ESPERANZA CENTER.
Program expenses$145,559.00$114,753.00$101,310.00$87,488.00 
Program descriptionOUR BUILDING LIVES FOR NEW AMERICANS PROJECT SERVICES CLIENTS EITHER (1) DIRECTLY WITH WALK-IN ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE, (2) THROUGH ITS SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, OR (3) BY REFERRAL TO AN APPROPRIATE AGENCY. THE CENTER OF HELP/CENTRO DE AYUDA ASSISTS OUR FAMILIES WITH EMPLOYMENT, MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL ISSUES, TRANSLATIONS AND OTHER CONCERNS. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES, A CITIZENSHIP AND IMMINGRATION CLASS AND A HOMEWORK HELP AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE YOUTH. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS FREE IMMIGRATION CONSULTATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH IMMIGRATION LAWYERS, FINANCIAL LITERACY CLASSES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL BANKS, AND IMMIGRATION WORKSHOPS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ESPERANZA CENTER.OUR BUILDING LIVES FOR NEW AMERICANS PROJECT SERVES CLIENTS EITHER 1) DIRECTLY WITH WALK-IN ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE, 2) THROUGH ITS SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OR 3) BY REFERRAL TO AN APPROPRIATE AGENCY. THE CENTER OF HELP/CENTRO DE AYUDA ASSISTS OUR FAMILIES WITH EMPLOYMENT, MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL ISSUES, TRANSLATIONS, AMONG OTHERS. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS 4 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES A WEEK, A CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION CLASS AND A HOMEWORK HELP AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE YOUTH. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS FREE IMMIGRATION CONSULTATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH IMMIGRATION LAWYERS, FINANCIAL LITERACY CLASSES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL BANKS, IMMIGRATION WORKSHOPS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ESPERANZA CENTER.OUR BUILDING LIVES FOR NEW AMERICANS PROJECT SERVES CLIENTS EITHER 1) DIRECTLY WITH WALK-IN ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE, 2) THROUGH ITS SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OR 3) BY REFERRAL TO AN APPROPRIATE AGENCY. THE CENTER OF HELP/CENTRO DE AYUDA ASSISTS OUR FAMILIES WITH EMPLOYMENT, MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL ISSUES, TRANSLATIONS, AMONG OTHERS. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS 7 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES A WEEK, A CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION CLASS AND A HOMEWORK HELP AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE YOUTH. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS FREE IMMIGRATION CONSULTATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH IMMIGRATION LAWYERS, FINANCIAL LITERACY CLASSES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL BANKS, IMMIGRATION WORKSHOPS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ESPERANZA CENTER.OUR BUILDING LIVES FOR NEW AMERICANS PROJECT SERVES CLIENTS EITHER 1) DIRECTLY WITH WALK-IN ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE, 2) THROUGH ITS SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OR 3) BY REFERRAL TO AN APPROPRIATE AGENCY. THE CENTER OF HELP/CENTRO DE AYUDA ASSISTS OUR FAMILIES WITH EMPLOYMENT, MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL ISSUES, TRANSLATIONS, AMONG OTHERS. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS 7 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES A WEEK, A CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION CLASS AND A HOMEWORK HELP AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE YOUTH. THE CENTER ALSO OFFERS FREE IMMIGRATION CONSULTATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH IMMIGRATION LAWYERS, FINANCIAL LITERACY CLASSES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL BANKS, IMMIGRATION WORKSHOPS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ESPERANZA CENTER. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$191,377.00$177,381.00$155,320.00$157,632.00$113,909.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$175,878.00$164,565.00$140,900.00$127,591.00$93,353.00
Investment income, current yr$60.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$175,878.00$164,565.00$140,900.00$127,591.00$93,353.00
Total unrelated business revenue    $0.00
Other revenue, current yr-$11,245.00-$2,278.00-$633.00$3,524.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$26,684.00$15,094.00$15,053.00$26,517.00$20,556.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns $10,000.00$26,335.00$10,167.00$10,808.00
Revenue from fundraising events$17,542.00$8,835.00   
Revenue from gov't grants$26,444.00$40,304.00$35,763.00$28,020.00$17,303.00
Revenue from all other contributions$131,892.00$105,426.00$78,802.00$89,404.00$65,242.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $760.00$586.00$3,524.00 
Net revenue from gaming (total)-$11,245.00    
Investment income$60.00    
Net income from fundraising events -$3,038.00-$1,219.00  
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$185,635.00$153,418.00$130,376.00$117,645.00$133,219.00
Total functional expenses: program service $145,559.00$114,753.00$101,310.00$87,488.00$124,125.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$40,076.00$38,665.00$29,066.00$30,157.00$9,094.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$99,168.00$92,426.00$68,463.00$43,519.00$3,532.00
Total assets, beginning of year$92,426.00$68,463.00$43,519.00$3,532.00$22,842.00
Total liabilities$1,000.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net  $10,000.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$63,998.00$69,378.00$68,463.00$43,519.00$3,532.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$34,170.00$23,048.00   
Net assets$98,168.00$92,426.00$68,463.00$43,519.00$3,532.00
Net assets, beginning of year$92,426.00$68,463.00$43,519.00$3,532.00$22,842.00
Other assets$1,400.00$1,400.00$1,400.00$1,400.00$1,400.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$89,959.00$82,460.00$56,911.00$41,704.00$1,303.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$82,460.00$56,911.00$41,704.00$1,303.00$20,199.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$5,742.00$23,963.00$24,944.00$39,987.00-$19,310.00
Advertising (total)$2,496.00$1,974.00$148.00  
Accounts receivable, net$164.00    
Deferred revenue$1,000.00    
Total net assets or fund balances$98,168.00$92,426.00$68,463.00$43,519.00$3,532.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$18,435.00$535.00$453.00$414.00$414.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members88857
Number of independent voting members88656
Financial sheets were audited  TrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue    
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.12012v2.3
Filing identifier201722839349300322201611639349300201201543179349302034201423109349302332201343089349300759
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