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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Brookwood Florida

A therapeutic group home for abused, neglected and at-risk teen girls

four stars

91.18

901 Seventh Avenue South St. Petersburg, FL 33705
tel: (727) 822-4789   Web Site
EIN: 59-0624387

Board Leadership
Debi Lanning
President

CEO
Pamela Mesmer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.18 four stars
  Financial 87.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1927, Brookwood Florida is a licensed therapeutic group home for adolescent girls ages 13 to 21, who come to us from throughout the state of Florida. Residents are victims of abuse, neglect, violence, family dysfunction, or homelessness. Brookwood Florida is dedicated to providing troubled adolescent girls with an alternative living environment and therapeutic program encompassing education, employability skills, independent living training and counseling that will prepare them for self-sufficiency or successful family reunification. Brookwood's treatment philosophy is a combination of cognitive, behavioral and reality therapies. The program goal is to assist troubled young women in developing skills, self-concepts and a maturity level sufficient to successfully return home or move into independent living.

Founded in 1927, Brookwood Florida is a licensed therapeutic group home for adolescent girls ages 13 to 21, who come to us from throughout the state of Florida. Residents are victims of abuse, neglect, violence, family dysfunction, or homelessness. Brookwood Florida is dedicated to providing troubled adolescent girls with an alternative living environment and therapeutic program encompassing education, employability skills, independent living training and counseling that will prepare them for self-sufficiency or successful family reunification. Brookwood's treatment philosophy is a combination of cognitive, behavioral and reality therapies. The program goal is to assist troubled young women in developing skills, self-concepts and a maturity level sufficient to successfully return home or move into independent living.

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Financial

three stars

87.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brookwood Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brookwood Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brookwood Florida (FL) 91.18 four stars
Tennyson Center for Children (CO) 91.83 four stars
FOCUS North America (PA) 89.17 three stars
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (FL) 91.95 four stars
Children in Crisis (FL) 93.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $346,898
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $192,861
Total Contributions $539,759
   Program Service Revenue $898,938
Total Primary Revenue $1,438,697
   Other Revenue $30,883
TOTAL REVENUE $1,469,580
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,291,619
   Administrative Expenses $171,750
   Fundraising Expenses $110,087
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,573,456
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-103,876
   
Net Assets $2,558,080

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
Adolescent Girls Program $1,291,619 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 91.18 four stars
2018-12 10/01/2019 88.24 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 91.05 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 89.77 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 91.88 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.87 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.62 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.82 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 88.14 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 85.02 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 92.76 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 83.19 three stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 83.39 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 78.36 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.17 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 75.67 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 75.80 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 84.90 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 59-0624387
Name in IRS Master File BROOKWOOD FLORIDA INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
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 April, 2001
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$120,946 7.68% Pam Mesmer Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Brookwood Florida
901 Seventh Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
tel: (727) 822-4789
fax: (727) 896-4475
EIN: 59-0624387

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Board Leadership

Debi Lanning
President

CEO

Pamela Mesmer
Executive Director

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