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Human Services : Homeless Services

My Friend's Place

A place to be safe, a place to belong

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four stars

97.17

5850 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028
tel: (888) 968-8450   Web Site
EIN: 95-4834034

Board Leadership
David Jarrett & Scott Walker
Co-Presidents

CEO
Heather Carmichael
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.17 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

My Friend's Place assists and inspires homeless youth to build self-sufficient lives. In 1990, the doors of a facility called My Friend's Place were opened, providing sack lunches to the homeless youth of Hollywood, social services and creative opportunities. Today, My Friend's Place is the most frequently visited drop-in Resource Center for homeless youth in Southern California serving 1,000 youth ages 12 and over and their children, each year. In addition, we offer a free comprehensive continuum of care that combines emergency necessities with therapeutic, health and education services through three program areas: safe have program, transformative education program, and a health and wellbeing program.

My Friend's Place assists and inspires homeless youth to build self-sufficient lives. In 1990, the doors of a facility called My Friend's Place were opened, providing sack lunches to the homeless youth of Hollywood, social services and creative opportunities. Today, My Friend's Place is the most frequently visited drop-in Resource Center for homeless youth in Southern California serving 1,000 youth ages 12 and over and their children, each year. In addition, we offer a free comprehensive continuum of care that combines emergency necessities with therapeutic, health and education services through three program areas: safe have program, transformative education program, and a health and wellbeing program.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
89.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.75
  Program Expenses Growth 14.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by My Friend's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by My Friend's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
My Friend's Place (CA) 97.17 four stars
New Horizons (NH) 89.33 three stars
HomeFront, NJ (NJ) 96.46 four stars
Children's Restoration Network (GA) 86.35 three stars
Family Promise of Greater Cleveland (OH) 87.08 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,890,909
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $359,197
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,380
Total Contributions $2,254,486
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,254,486
   Other Revenue $7,199
TOTAL REVENUE $2,261,685
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,938,797
   Administrative Expenses $91,940
   Fundraising Expenses $106,715
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,137,452
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $124,233
   
Net Assets $3,349,993

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
Transformative Education $759,944 39.2%
Health and Well Being $620,561 32.0%
Safe Haven $558,292 28.8%

Ratings History
My Friend's Place has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 97.17 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 94.34 four stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 94.34 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 96.82 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 93.95 four stars
2014-06 08/01/2015 91.07 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 91.69 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 87.90 three stars
2011-06 12/23/2011 91.98 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 91.36 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.07 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 03/01/2011 88.51 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 93.79 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 93.65 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 95-4834034
Name in IRS Master File M F PLACE 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
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, 2001
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,754 5.74% Heather Carmichael Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
My Friend's Place (CA) 97.17 four stars
Turning Points (FL) 94.07 four stars
Sunnyvale Community Services (CA) 95.25 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida (FL) 91.00 four stars
United Methodist Open Door (KS) 91.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

My Friend's Place
5850 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
tel: (888) 968-8450
fax: (323) 468-1243
EIN: 95-4834034

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3867
Hollywood, CA 90078

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Board Leadership

David Jarrett & Scott Walker
Co-Presidents

CEO

Heather Carmichael
Executive Director

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