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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children

Changing Lives One Woman and Child at a Time

four stars

98.23

59 Mill Street Paterson, NJ 07501
tel: (973) 881-8307   Web Site
EIN: 22-3491573

Board Leadership
Susan Buchanan
President

CEO
Jennifer Brady
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Oasis is dedicated to assisting impoverished families who strive to achieve economic independence by providing educational programs to equip women and children with the skills they need to become self-sufficient. We provide a hand up, not a hand out by offering adult education classes for women and educational enrichment programs for at-risk youth in the community, completely free of charge. All programs are designed to help these families succeed in the workplace and in the public education system. In the short twelve years since opening our doors, Oasis has grown from a soup kitchen serving meals to women and children to a safe haven where women living in extreme poverty are welcomed with open arms and encouraged to advance their education with the goal of becoming self-sufficient.

Oasis is dedicated to assisting impoverished families who strive to achieve economic independence by providing educational programs to equip women and children with the skills they need to become self-sufficient. We provide a hand up, not a hand out by offering adult education classes for women and educational enrichment programs for at-risk youth in the community, completely free of charge. All programs are designed to help these families succeed in the workplace and in the public education system. In the short twelve years since opening our doors, Oasis has grown from a soup kitchen serving meals to women and children to a safe haven where women living in extreme poverty are welcomed with open arms and encouraged to advance their education with the goal of becoming self-sufficient.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.06
  Program Expenses Growth 11.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Mujeres Latinas en Acción (IL) 85.38 three stars
Focus Points Family Resource Center (CO) 92.02 four stars
Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County (MI) 94.74 four stars
Family Scholar House (KY) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,927,664
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $458,434
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $245,556
Total Contributions $4,631,654
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,631,654
   Other Revenue $1,009,024
TOTAL REVENUE $5,640,678
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,081,615
   Administrative Expenses $240,142
   Fundraising Expenses $238,671
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,560,428
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,080,250
   
Net Assets $6,411,645

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
Social Services $981,217 31.8%
Youth Development Programs $892,757 29.0%
Adult Education Program $757,459 24.6%

Ratings History
Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2020 98.23 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 94.69 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 94.53 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 92.68 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 91.93 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.52 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.14 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 90.04 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 90.92 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 89.76 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 89.38 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.45 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 22-3491573
Name in IRS Master File THE OASIS HAVEN FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2019
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,422 4.05% Jennifer Brady Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children (NJ) 98.23 four stars
The Family Tree (MD) 94.43 four stars
Association to Benefit Children (NY) 96.93 four stars
Focus Points Family Resource Center (CO) 92.02 four stars
Open Door Community House, Inc. (GA) 92.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children
59 Mill Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
tel: (973) 881-8307
EIN: 22-3491573

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Board Leadership

Susan Buchanan
President

CEO

Jennifer Brady
Executive Director

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