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ElderHelp of San Diego

To provide personalized services & information that help seniors remain independent and live with dignity in their home.

four stars

92.82

3860 Calle Fortunada Suite 101
San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (619) 284-9281   Web Site
EIN: 95-2880426

Board Leadership
Nikki Ostrem
President

CEO
Deb Martin
Executive Director/CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.82 four stars
  Financial 90.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ElderHelp is comprised of professionals and community volunteers committed to offering quality social services that help seniors live independently in their own homes. Our mission is to provide personalized services and information that help seniors remain independent and live with dignity in their own homes. We serve seniors with the fewest resources and the least support. Founded in 1973 as a community-based volunteer organization in the inner city neighborhood of North Park, ElderHelp has grown to become a regional community resource for seniors and their families. Our main office is located in the heart of San Diego.

ElderHelp is comprised of professionals and community volunteers committed to offering quality social services that help seniors live independently in their own homes. Our mission is to provide personalized services and information that help seniors remain independent and live with dignity in their own homes. We serve seniors with the fewest resources and the least support. Founded in 1973 as a community-based volunteer organization in the inner city neighborhood of North Park, ElderHelp has grown to become a regional community resource for seniors and their families. Our main office is located in the heart of San Diego.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of older adults being supported to live at home through home care, assistive technology, and/or personal support plans
384
Number of volunteers
467
Number of rides provided to Seniors 65+
8,720
This impact information is current as of September 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

four stars

90.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth 14.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ElderHelp of San Diego on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ElderHelp of San Diego on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ElderHelp of San Diego (CA) 92.82 four stars
Community SeniorServ (CA) 89.38 three stars
Search and Care (NY) 90.95 four stars
The Blue Card (NY) 94.52 four stars
Pro Seniors Inc. (OH) 86.32 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,055,910
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $41,285
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $334,239
Total Contributions $1,431,434
   Program Service Revenue $20,644
Total Primary Revenue $1,452,078
   Other Revenue $28,056
TOTAL REVENUE $1,480,134
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,061,943
   Administrative Expenses $94,948
   Fundraising Expenses $162,057
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,318,948
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $161,186
   
Net Assets $1,619,201

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
Care Coordination Program $684,167 64.4%
Homeshare Program $216,023 20.3%
Seniors-A-Go-Go $161,753 15.2%

Ratings History
ElderHelp of San Diego has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 92.82 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 92.85 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.63 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 86.30 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 88.25 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2015 77.25 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 74.50 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 75.80 two stars
2011-06 12/20/2012 80.98 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 95-2880426
Name in IRS Master File ELDERHELP OF SAN DIEGO
NTEE Code P81
NTEE Classification Senior Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 April, 1974
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
$81,023 6.14% Deborah Martin Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ElderHelp of San Diego (CA) 92.82 four stars
H.O.M.E. (IL) 90.01 four stars
Friends of Yad Sarah (NY) 95.73 four stars
FiftyForward (TN) 87.24 three stars
The Senior Source (TX) 90.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ElderHelp of San Diego
3860 Calle Fortunada
Suite 101
San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (619) 284-9281
fax: (619) 284-0214
EIN: 95-2880426

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Board Leadership

Nikki Ostrem
President

CEO

Deb Martin
Executive Director/CEO

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