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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Atlanta Children's Shelter

Guiding homeless families with young children to independence

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three stars

84.73

607 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA 30308
tel: (404) 892-3713   Web Site
EIN: 58-1675299

Board Leadership
Paul Fancher
Chair

CEO
Sandra Holiday
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.73 three stars
  Financial 78.78 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, the Atlanta Children's Shelter provides free, quality day care, emotional support, an educational curriculum for homeless children, and focused social services for their families. Dedicated to helping families overcome the issues that contribute to homelessness, including domestic violence and job loss, the Atlanta Children's Shelter focuses on the long term self sufficiency of the family - which sets us apart from other Atlanta homeless shelters. Since our opening, the Shelter has provided loving care for 8,000 homeless children and helped guide 5,000 homeless families to stable, self-sufficiency.

Founded in 1986, the Atlanta Children's Shelter provides free, quality day care, emotional support, an educational curriculum for homeless children, and focused social services for their families. Dedicated to helping families overcome the issues that contribute to homelessness, including domestic violence and job loss, the Atlanta Children's Shelter focuses on the long term self sufficiency of the family - which sets us apart from other Atlanta homeless shelters. Since our opening, the Shelter has provided loving care for 8,000 homeless children and helped guide 5,000 homeless families to stable, self-sufficiency.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of participants reporting no relapse 12 months post-program
30
Number of groups/individuals benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided
43
Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services
30
Total number of clients experiencing homelessness
103
Number of service recipients who are employed
33
Number of youth and families who receive planned aftercare services for 3 months post-discharge
11
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

78.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
72.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.36
  Program Expenses Growth -4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Children's Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Children's Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Children's Shelter (GA) 84.73 three stars
Place of Hope (FL) 98.97 four stars
YouthCare (WA) 92.86 four stars
FOCUS North America (PA) 93.32 four stars
Tennyson Center for Children (CO) 91.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,066,322
   Federated Campaigns $92,709
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $466,847
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,625,878
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,625,878
   Other Revenue $45,810
TOTAL REVENUE $1,671,688
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $948,624
   Administrative Expenses $184,578
   Fundraising Expenses $179,945
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,313,147
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $358,541
   
Net Assets $3,235,278

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Early Childhood Education $677,089 71.4%
Social Services $271,535 28.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 84.73 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 87.47 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 91.98 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.67 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.45 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 91.49 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 89.91 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 90.50 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.83 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 83.47 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 83.73 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 87.23 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 74.63 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2008 89.88 three 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 58-1675299
Name in IRS Master File ATLANTA CHILDRENS SHELTER INC
NTEE Code B21
NTEE Classification Kindergarten, Preschool, Nursery School, Early Admissions
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
(574) Day care center
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 October, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,436 7.49% Sandra Holiday Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Children's Shelter (GA) 84.73 three stars
Epworth Children's Home (SC) 94.72 four stars
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America (NY) 85.69 three stars
Today's Harbor for Children (TX) 89.71 three stars
Covenant House New York (NY) 86.52 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Atlanta Children's Shelter
607 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
tel: (404) 892-3713
fax: (404) 892-8947
EIN: 58-1675299

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 54322
Atlanta, GA 30308

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Board Leadership

Paul Fancher
Chair

CEO

Sandra Holiday
Executive Director

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