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    Community Shelter Services Inc.

    Community Shelter Services Inc.


    ...Is this your nonprofit?

    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible

    ...652 W 17TH ST
    Erie PA 16502-1607

    Erie PA | IRS ruling year: 1980 | EIN: 25-1365966  


    Organization Mission

    Provide temporary shelter and food for homeless families and individuals. Also, to provide living accomodations through a single resident occupancy program.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 100%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 40% Accountability & Finance, 60% Impact & Results. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    Historical Ratings
     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Community Shelter Services Inc. is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Impact & Results
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Impact & Results


    Community Shelter Services Inc. has earned a 100% for the Impact & Results beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon estimates the actual impact a charity has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact.

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    Additional Information

    Largest Programs

    Community Shelter Services Inc. reported its three largest programs on its FY 2021 Form 990 as:


    Spent in most recent FY


    Percent of program expenses

    Community shelter services emergency shelter provides emergency housing for full families including children as well as single women and single men. The Emergency shelter serves between 400 and 600 pe ... (More)


    Spent in most recent FY


    Percent of program expenses

    Community shelter services single room occupancy program is a community-based, affordable housing program that houses over ninety adults in efficiency apartments subsidized by the Erie housing authori ... (More)


    Spent in most recent FY


    Percent of program expenses

    Community shelter services contracts with Erie County's department of human services to provide homeless prevention and rapid re-housing program which provides financial assistance, financial literacy ... (More)

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