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Human Services : Homeless Services

The Open Door Shelter

Shelter Support Success

three stars

88.29

4 Merritt Street Norwalk, CT 06854
tel: (203) 866-1057   Web Site
EIN: 22-2536909

Board Leadership
Curtis "Corky" Stewart
President

CEO
Jeannette Archer-Simons
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.29 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth -6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Open Door Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Open Door Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Open Door Shelter (CT) 88.29 three stars
Open Doors Kalamazoo (MI) 98.35 four stars
Safe Haven Family Shelter (TN) 91.81 four stars
St. John Center (KY) 86.63 three stars
Father Woody's Haven of Hope (CO) 88.11 three stars

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The mission is to effectively address the causes and complexities of the homeless and working poor by providing shelter, food, clothing, case management services, treatment services, transitional planning for short and long term goals, subsidized housing, education, employment, and a path towards independence and success. The shelter provides 95 beds for men, women and families nightly, serving more than 250 individuals including 35 children with 28,500 bed nights annually. Street outreach touches the lives of 145 and serves more than 50 on an ongoing basis. The hot meal and boxed food program provides approximately 60,000 meals per month to individuals and families serving 12% of the working poor in the community. Housing is provided for individuals with health/mental health issues with case management support for more than 100 individuals and families. The shelter's commitment is to work with individual strengths to develop a plan to address the crisis that brought them in.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,243,626
   Federated Campaigns $60,327
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $456,538
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $803,799
Total Contributions $2,564,290
   Program Service Revenue $219,283
Total Primary Revenue $2,783,573
   Other Revenue $52,553
TOTAL REVENUE $2,836,126
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,187,317
   Administrative Expenses $204,166
   Fundraising Expenses $174,269
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,565,752
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $270,374
   
Net Assets $2,691,082

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2017 88.29 three stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 85.00 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 83.43 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.36 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.26 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 86.74 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 90.46 four stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 91.78 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 22-2536909
Name in IRS Master File OPEN DOOR SHELTER INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(399) Other housing activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,449 5.35% Jeanette Archer Simmons Executive Director

The mission is to effectively address the causes and complexities of the homeless and working poor by providing shelter, food, clothing, case management services, treatment services, transitional planning for short and long term goals, subsidized housing, education, employment, and a path towards independence and success. The shelter provides 95 beds for men, women and families nightly, serving more than 250 individuals including 35 children with 28,500 bed nights annually. Street outreach touches the lives of 145 and serves more than 50 on an ongoing basis. The hot meal and boxed food program provides approximately 60,000 meals per month to individuals and families serving 12% of the working poor in the community. Housing is provided for individuals with health/mental health issues with case management support for more than 100 individuals and families. The shelter's commitment is to work with individual strengths to develop a plan to address the crisis that brought them in.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Open Door Shelter (CT) 88.29 three stars
Raphael House of San Francisco (CA) 91.14 four stars
Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach (NE) 93.17 four stars
Siena/Francis House (NE) 97.68 four stars
Community Action House (MI) 85.71 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Open Door Shelter
4 Merritt Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
tel: (203) 866-1057
fax: (203) 866-4974
EIN: 22-2536909

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Board Leadership

Curtis "Corky" Stewart
President

CEO

Jeannette Archer-Simons
Executive Director

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