Crisis Nursery

Safe Children. Strong Families. Island of Safety.

aka Crisis Nursery   |   Urbana, IL   |  https://www.crisisnursery.net

Mission

Crisis Nursery creates an "Island of Safety" dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by providing 24-hour emergency care for children and support to strengthen families in crisis. Crisis Nursery is the only emergency-based child care facility in Champaign County that is open 24 hours, 365 days a year for the entire community to access with no fees or income eligibility.

Ruling year info

1984

Executive Director

Ms. Stephanie Record

Main address

1309 West Hill Street

Urbana, IL 61801 USA

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EIN

37-1151152

NTEE code info

Child Abuse, Prevention of (I72)

Foster Care (P32)

Hot Line, Crisis Intervention (F40)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Crisis Nursery is an "Island of Safety" dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. In FY19, Illinois alone saw 36,518 unique cases of child maltreatment. By providing free childcare to families experiencing crisis, with no income eligibility requirements, Crisis Nursery aims to reduce the risk of these children becoming victims of child abuse or trauma. Through the Strong Families program, Crisis Nursery facilitates parent education, support, and parent-child interaction groups. These initiatives build stronger families and help give them the foundation they need to succeed.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Safe Children

Our Safe Children program is available for families who are experiencing a crisis/emergency and no other resources are available to help. The Nursery is child-centered and family-focused. Trained professionals and committed volunteers strive to make every interaction positive while providing nurturing care for children. Services are voluntary, confidential, and offered at no cost to the parent. If needed, basic care items such as diapers, wipes, formula, food, and clothing may be provided to families.
We are the only organization in Champaign County that offers these services free of charge with no income eligibility guidelines!

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of children served

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

Number of unduplicated children served, ages 0-6.

Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Total number of volunteer hours logged.

Number of support groups offered

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Crisis Nursery's core values include compassion, communication, empathy, integrity, and respect. The Nursery is genuinely concerned about the needs of others, striving to think about a situation and feel it from their perspective. It is vitally important to Crisis Nursery to build trusting relationships with families and donors, acting with empathy, honesty and transparency.

The Safe Children program is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is no income eligibility or fees associated with using the service. This reduces some of the barriers involved for families to receive quality childcare in a time of crisis. Crisis Nursery Lead Children's Specialists, Crisis Support Specialists, and Crisis Advocates are trauma-informed and trained in responding to families in crisis. These individuals help families through the intake process, care for the children, and follow-up with families after care.
The Strong Families program provides specialized groups for postpartum and perinatal depression, parent-child interaction, support groups and more. The team of Family Specialists are constantly finding new ways to reach more people and strengthen their family. Family Specialists often hold a masters degree in social work or in a related field. They attend BabyTALK conferences, trauma-informed and resiliency training, and so much more.

Crisis Nursery has over 30 people on staff, both part-time and full-time, to meet the goal of providing an "Island of Safety." Staff that work with children are constantly going through different training programs to better understand how to provide the best care possible.

Since opening our doors 36 years ago, we have impacted the lives of over 20,000 children in the community. In FY19 alone we provided over 31,000 hours of crisis care to families experiencing crisis.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Crisis Nursery

Board of directors
as of 8/31/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

President Caleb Miller

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Term: 2020 - 2021


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Vice President Stacy Swisher

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Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 08/31/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 08/31/2020

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Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We disaggregate data by demographics, including race, in every policy and program measured.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We have a promotion process that anticipates and mitigates implicit and explicit biases about people of color serving in leadership positions.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We measure and then disaggregate job satisfaction and retention data by race, function, level, and/or team.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.