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    Transition House

    Transition House


    ...Is this your nonprofit?

    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible

    ...425 E COTA ST
    Santa Barbara CA 93101-1662

    Santa Barbara CA | IRS ruling year: 1986 | EIN: 77-0099755  


    Transition House is dedicated to the solution of family homelessness. Capable and motivated families with children are offered life tools and respectful, non-sectari ... (More)


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 97%, 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: 40% Accountability & Finance, 60% Impact & Results. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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     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 As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Transition House is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations.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


    Transition House 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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    Unscored Information

    Largest Programs

    Transition House reported its three largest programs on its FY 2019 Form 990 as:


    Spent in most recent FY


    Percent of program expenses

    Family Homeless Shelter and Housing ProgramsTransition House Family Homeless Shelter is Santa Barbara's only comprehensive shelter and anti-poverty program that exclusively serves families with childr ... (More)


    Spent in most recent FY


    Percent of program expenses

    Programs for Homeless ChildrenBecause of disadvantages homeless children face, they are three-to-four times more likely to become homeless as adults than their housed peers. Transition House has craft ... (More)


    Spent in most recent FY


    Percent of program expenses

    Homelessness Prevention Program: The Family Support Center Transition House offers anti-poverty services, emergency rental assistance and case management to local families that are at risk of losing t ... (More)

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