Children's Harbor (Portsmouth, VA)


  • Name:Toni Cacace-Beshears
  • Title:CEO

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Children's Harbor
  • Address:702 London Street
    Portsmouth, VA 23704-2413
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:757.397.2981

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  • Mission:
  • Places and Programs for Children, Inc. (doing business as Children's Harbor) pursues a mission to provide access to quality early care and education to all children. We offer places and programs that are models for comprehensive services for children and their families. Our commitment to enrich and expand the lives of children in South Hampton Roads is driven by the following goals:

    1. Children's Harbor (CH) provides affordable, family oriented, developmentally appropriate and accessible quality early care and education programs to all children and their families regardless of socio-economic background.
    2. Children's Harbor (CH) advocates for children's rights, family development, and the highest standards in the early care and education (ECE) industry, including continuous professional development and a worthy wage for teachers.
    3. Children's Harbor (CH) generates revenue as a provider of high quality programs through the delivery and promotion of its services to meet the needs of the community, families and individuals.

  • History:
  • Children's Harbor is a comprehensive early childhood program operating in the South Hampton Roads (SHR) area since 1911. In 1923 the corporation, a Ā§501(c)(3) agency, became a certified member of the United Way of South Hampton Roads (UWSHR). From its modest beginnings as one small child care facility, the agency has grown to currently operate four model early care and education centers; a USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)that provides nutrition training and financial reimbursement for approved meals and snacks; a Community Training and Professional Development Program that serves the public interest by upgrading the quality of early care and education through training and technical assistance for area ECE programs; and an Emergency fund that provides monetary assistance to maintain stability for children in ECE settings when families experience a crisis.

  • Year established:1911
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:10
  • Advisory board size:
  • Staff size:96

Board and Executive Names

  • Board Members / Trustees:
  • Cherryl Harriman, Board President
    William Brown, II
    Edward Stein
    Dr Delores Wilson
    Dr JB Martin IV DDS
    Antoinette Parson
    Margaret Twitty Payne
    Carla Peay
    Brandy Young
    Yvette Young

  • Executive Director / President:
  • Toni Cacace-Beshears, Chief Executive Officer

Staff Names

  • Key Staff:
  • Gloria Christensen, Chief Financial Officer
    Susan Pollack, Curruiculum and Program Director
    Beth Griner, Community Training and Professional Development Director
    Debbie Moore, USDA CACFP Director


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:None
  • Tax ID:54-0506468

IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:540506468
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:702 LONDON ST
  • Organization City:PORTSMOUTH
  • Organization State:VA
  • Organization Zip:23704-2413
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:January, 1951
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general publicĀ 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):032
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Nursery school
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:June, 2016
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:June
  • NTEE Code:
  • Asset Amount:$5,042,791
  • Asset Code:7 ($5,000,000 - $9,999,999)
  • Income Amount:$4,441,364
  • Income Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$4,431,040
  • Last Updated:2/21/2018 8:53:57 pm

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