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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,754 5.74% Heather Carmichael Executive Director

Mission

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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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