Human Services : Social Services

Human Options

Prevent. Protect. Empower. Transform

four stars

97.07

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

Board Leadership
Celina Doka
President

CEO
Maricela Rios-Faust
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.07 four stars
  Financial 95.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of bed nights (nights spent in shelter)
7,292
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed social skills (e.g., interpersonal communication, conflict resolution)
96
Number of children served
664
Number of clients assisted with legal needs
365
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

95.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
81.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 9.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
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 $1,370,048
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $584,163
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,686,465
Total Contributions $4,640,676
   Program Service Revenue $105,698
Total Primary Revenue $4,746,374
   Other Revenue $87,013
TOTAL REVENUE $4,833,387
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,678,179
   Administrative Expenses $396,938
   Fundraising Expenses $557,597
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,632,714
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-799,327
   
Net Assets $10,160,064

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$149,808 2.65% 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) 97.07 four stars
Lydia's House (MO) 90.98 four stars
Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. (DVIS) (OK) 91.63 four stars
La Casa de las Madres (CA) 92.88 four stars
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence (AZ) 97.14 four 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

Celina Doka
President

CEO

Maricela Rios-Faust
CEO