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Human Services : Social Services

SAFEHOME

Support for survivors of domestic violence

four stars

91.54

P.O. Box 4563 Overland Park, KS 66204
tel: (913) 432-9300   Web Site
EIN: 48-0917798

Board Leadership
Rita D’Agostino
Board Chair

CEO
Heidi Wooten
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.54 four stars
  Financial 90.31 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Opened in 1984, SAFEHOME has provided services in the Kansas City area for over 30 years. SAFEHOME's services continue to expand to meet the growing needs of victims of domestic violence in our community. In addition to a 12-week shelter program for women, services also include a specialized children's program at the shelter and outreach counseling services. In 2012, 17,950 safe nights were provided to women and children fleeing violence; 4,207 calls were received through our crisis hotline. 998 clients were helped with court advocacy; and over 941 clients spent over 11,700 hours in counseling. Volunteers donated 36,548 hours in 2012. Education about domestic violence in the community and schools reached 15,781 adults and 8,242 youth in 2012.

Opened in 1984, SAFEHOME has provided services in the Kansas City area for over 30 years. SAFEHOME's services continue to expand to meet the growing needs of victims of domestic violence in our community. In addition to a 12-week shelter program for women, services also include a specialized children's program at the shelter and outreach counseling services. In 2012, 17,950 safe nights were provided to women and children fleeing violence; 4,207 calls were received through our crisis hotline. 998 clients were helped with court advocacy; and over 941 clients spent over 11,700 hours in counseling. Volunteers donated 36,548 hours in 2012. Education about domestic violence in the community and schools reached 15,781 adults and 8,242 youth in 2012.

Impact & Results Score

Score
75/100
Program Name: Safehome Shelter
Program Name: Safehome Shelter

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Safehome provides people experiencing homelessness with a temporary place to stay.
Impact Statement
$40 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of emergency shelters are based on the cost of providing a night of shelter relative to the Fair Market Rent in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 200% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 400%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of SAFEHOME.
Data Source
We look for self-reported shelter nights. If we cannot find this information we estimate it using HIC data.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the provision of shelter by one nonprofit does not diminish the provision of shelter by any other (neighboring) nonprofit. We also assume there is, in general, no slack capacity in the homeless shelter system. In the absence of a given shelter, beneficiaries would not be able to stay at another shelter because other shelters are assumed to have no beds to spare. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

90.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.34
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SAFEHOME on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SAFEHOME on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SAFEHOME (KS) 91.54 four stars
The Purple Door (TX) 94.36 four stars
WEAVE (CA) 89.02 three stars
Jenesse Center (CA) 87.85 three stars
Tuesday's Children (NY) 88.00 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $954,584
   Federated Campaigns $154,504
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $218,296
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,733,743
Total Contributions $3,061,127
   Program Service Revenue $8,057
Total Primary Revenue $3,069,184
   Other Revenue $90,601
TOTAL REVENUE $3,159,785
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,958,680
   Administrative Expenses $379,175
   Fundraising Expenses $447,735
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,785,590
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-625,805
   
Net Assets $5,924,618

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
Resident Shelter $1,308,737 44.2%
24 Hotline $1,033,902 34.9%
Counseling $616,041 20.8%

Ratings History
SAFEHOME has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 91.54 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.98 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 96.19 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.77 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.96 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 90.07 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 93.11 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 90.36 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 96.23 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 94.15 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 91.94 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.65 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 89.09 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 48-0917798
Name in IRS Master File SAFEHOME INC
NTEE Code P43
NTEE Classification Family Violence Shelters, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (158) Rescue and emergency service
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 July, 1981
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
$93,628 2.47% Heidi Wooten Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SAFEHOME (KS) 91.54 four stars
WEAVE (CA) 89.02 three stars
Safe Connections (MO) 89.27 three stars
Jersey Battered Women's Service (NJ) 98.33 four stars
Jenesse Center (CA) 87.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

SAFEHOME
P.O. Box 4563
Overland Park, KS 66204
tel: (913) 432-9300
EIN: 48-0917798

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Board Leadership

Rita D’Agostino
Board Chair

CEO

Heidi Wooten
President, CEO

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