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Human Services : Social Services

Senior Services

Helping our elderly live with dignity

four stars

93.48

2895 Shorefair Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27105
tel: (336) 725-0907   Web Site
EIN: 56-1085968

Board Leadership
Dale E. Driscoll
Chair

CEO
T. Lee Covington
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.48 four stars
  Financial 91.70 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.

Our mission is to help older adults remain at home as long as possible and to help them live with dignity. With concern for those who care for senior adults, we also help caregivers through services and education that will benefit them. Individuals who cannot afford to pay for services are of special concern to Senior Services and receive assistance to every extent possible through philanthropic contributions and available public funds.

Our mission is to help older adults remain at home as long as possible and to help them live with dignity. With concern for those who care for senior adults, we also help caregivers through services and education that will benefit them. Individuals who cannot afford to pay for services are of special concern to Senior Services and receive assistance to every extent possible through philanthropic contributions and available public funds.

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Financial

four stars

91.70

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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Senior Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Senior Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Senior Services (NC) 93.48 four stars
Family Eldercare (TX) 92.95 four stars
Mobile Meal Service of Spartanburg County (SC) 91.70 four stars
SAGE Eldercare (NJ) 86.41 three stars
The Senior Source (TX) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,660,286
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $510,563
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $609,089
Total Contributions $2,779,938
   Program Service Revenue $2,504,801
Total Primary Revenue $5,284,739
   Other Revenue $85,245
TOTAL REVENUE $5,369,984
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,102,714
   Administrative Expenses $152,149
   Fundraising Expenses $461,903
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,716,766
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,346,782
   
Net Assets $11,569,835

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
Meals On Wheels $1,814,700 29.7%
Living at Home $1,602,906 26.3%
Home Care $1,447,832 23.7%

Ratings History
Senior Services 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 93.48 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 95.38 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 94.74 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 87.13 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 86.17 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.69 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 81.76 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 87.27 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 85.15 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 56-1085968
Name in IRS Master File SENIOR SERVICES INC
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 (149) Other instruction and training
(575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
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 August, 1977
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
$154,118 2.29% T. Lee Covington President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Senior Services (NC) 93.48 four stars
Meals on Wheels Diablo Region (CA) 94.01 four stars
Bridgewater HealthCare Foundation (VA) 88.93 three stars
SAGE Eldercare (NJ) 86.41 three stars
Surrey Services for Seniors (PA) 91.37 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Senior Services
2895 Shorefair Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
tel: (336) 725-0907
fax: (336) 724-2010
EIN: 56-1085968

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Board Leadership

Dale E. Driscoll
Chair

CEO

T. Lee Covington
President and CEO

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