Human Services : Social Services

Human Options

Prevent. Protect. Empower. Transform

four stars

97.01

5540 Trabuco Road Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92620
tel: (949) 737-5242   Web Site
EIN: 95-3667817

Board Leadership
Diane W. Biagianti
President

CEO
Maricela Rios-Faust
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.01 four stars
  Financial 95.78 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In 1981, four remarkable women founded Human Options and gave life to a vision that no woman or child would ever be afraid in their own home. Thirty-seven years later, the organization leads the way at the center of a collective county-wide response in service of those threatened by abuse in Orange County. Since opening our doors, Human Options has impacted the lives of more than 38,000 individuals affected by relationship violence.


OUR MISSION
We ignite social change by educating Orange County to recognize relationship violence as an issue that threatens everyone, advocating for those affected by abuse, extending a safe place for victims and empowering survivors on their journey of healing.


OUR VISION
We are committed to a future in which every person and family in Orange County experiences safe, healthy relationships and lives free of fear.

In 1981, four remarkable women founded Human Options and gave life to a vision that no woman or child would ever be afraid in their own home. Thirty-seven years later, the organization leads the way at the center of a collective county-wide response in service of those threatened by abuse in Orange County. Since opening our doors, Human Options has impacted the lives of more than 38,000 individuals affected by relationship violence.


OUR MISSION
We ignite social change by educating Orange County to recognize relationship violence as an issue that threatens everyone, advocating for those affected by abuse, extending a safe place for victims and empowering survivors on their journey of healing.


OUR VISION
We are committed to a future in which every person and family in Orange County experiences safe, healthy relationships and lives free of fear.

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Financial

four stars

95.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.56
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Human Options on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Human Options on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,249,803
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $441,026
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,200,934
Total Contributions $4,891,763
   Program Service Revenue $126,171
Total Primary Revenue $5,017,934
   Other Revenue $220,239
TOTAL REVENUE $5,238,173
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,544,647
   Administrative Expenses $586,303
   Fundraising Expenses $513,459
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,644,409
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-406,236
   
Net Assets $10,670,211

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$143,883 2.54% Maricela Rios Faust Chief Executive Officer

Mission

In 1981, four remarkable women founded Human Options and gave life to a vision that no woman or child would ever be afraid in their own home. Thirty-seven years later, the organization leads the way at the center of a collective county-wide response in service of those threatened by abuse in Orange County. Since opening our doors, Human Options has impacted the lives of more than 38,000 individuals affected by relationship violence.


OUR MISSION
We ignite social change by educating Orange County to recognize relationship violence as an issue that threatens everyone, advocating for those affected by abuse, extending a safe place for victims and empowering survivors on their journey of healing.


OUR VISION
We are committed to a future in which every person and family in Orange County experiences safe, healthy relationships and lives free of fear.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Human Options (CA) 97.01 four stars
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (WA) 89.94 three stars
Partnership Against Domestic Violence (GA) 94.92 four stars
Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. (DVIS) (OK) 91.89 four stars
Middle Way House (IN) 88.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Human Options
5540 Trabuco Road
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92620
tel: (949) 737-5242
fax: (949) 737-5244
EIN: 95-3667817

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Board Leadership

Diane W. Biagianti
President

CEO

Maricela Rios-Faust
CEO