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Human Services : Social Services

Center for Safety and Change

Bringing our message of hope to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault

four stars

90.58

Nine Johnsons Lane New City, NY 10956
tel: (845) 634-3391   Web Site
EIN: 13-2989233

Board Leadership
Linie Rand
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth Santiago
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Center for Safety & Change is to develop strategies to end gender-based violence and provide shelter and supportive services that empower survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse and other crimes.

Value Statement:
The values of the Center for Safety & Change are built on a foundation of knowledge that gender-based violence is a historically deep-rooted and pervasive reality. The Center is committed to changing systems that tolerate and perpetuate the oppression of women and violence against others. We are bound by these values to offer services that are both relevant to and respectful of the diverse communities we serve.

Vision Statement:
The vision of the Center for Safety & Change is to help create a society in which all individuals can live with dignity and equality, free from fear, violence and oppression.

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Center for Safety & Change is to develop strategies to end gender-based violence and provide shelter and supportive services that empower survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse and other crimes.

Value Statement:
The values of the Center for Safety & Change are built on a foundation of knowledge that gender-based violence is a historically deep-rooted and pervasive reality. The Center is committed to changing systems that tolerate and perpetuate the oppression of women and violence against others. We are bound by these values to offer services that are both relevant to and respectful of the diverse communities we serve.

Vision Statement:
The vision of the Center for Safety & Change is to help create a society in which all individuals can live with dignity and equality, free from fear, violence and oppression.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
86.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Safety and Change on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Safety and Change on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Safety and Change (NY) 90.58 four stars
Sexual Assault Center (TN) 92.22 four stars
Women's Center of Greater Danbury (CT) 88.96 three stars
Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. (TX) 93.90 four stars
Domestic Violence Project (OH) 86.54 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,197,299
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $450,360
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,394,631
Total Contributions $5,042,290
   Program Service Revenue $519,508
Total Primary Revenue $5,561,798
   Other Revenue $-3,916
TOTAL REVENUE $5,557,882
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,270,650
   Administrative Expenses $319,668
   Fundraising Expenses $182,659
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,772,977
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $784,905
   
Net Assets $2,418,863

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
Non-Residential Supportive Programs and Services $3,626,338 84.9%
Residential Services $644,312 15.1%

Ratings History
Center for Safety and Change has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 90.58 four stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 91.16 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 90.09 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.71 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.98 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 81.15 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 04/01/2015 77.40 two stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 78.24 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 78.65 two stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 76.47 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.58 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 75.91 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 77.62 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 85.58 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 13-2989233
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR SAFETY & CHANGE 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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1979
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, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,205 2.56% Elizabeth Santiago Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Safety and Change (NY) 90.58 four stars
Women's and Children's Alliance (ID) 94.34 four stars
National Network to End Domestic Violence (DC) 91.45 four stars
Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs (WI) 90.87 four stars
Doorways for Women and Families (VA) 88.78 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Safety and Change
Nine Johnsons Lane
New City, NY 10956
tel: (845) 634-3391
fax: (845) 634-3396
TTY: (845) 634-3119
EIN: 13-2989233

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Board Leadership

Linie Rand
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth Santiago
Chief Executive Officer

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