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Human Services : Social Services

Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services

Striving towards a healthy community that is free of violence and oppression.

89.94

8623 Roosevelt Way, NE Seattle, WA 98115
tel: (260) 922-7088   Web Site
EIN: 91-1339173

Board Leadership
Dawn Rose
Board Chair

CEO
Napal Tesfai
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.94
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS) provides comprehensive services to deaf and deaf-blind victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking. ADWAS believes that violence is a learned behavior and envisions a world where violence is not tolerated. ADWAS was founded in 1986 and is located in Seattle, Washington. The ADWAS model has been replicated in 19 Deaf communities across the United States. ADWAS established the nation's first transitional housing, A Place of Our Own. We are committed to providing accessible and safe housing for Deaf and Deaf-Blind women and their children.

Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS) provides comprehensive services to deaf and deaf-blind victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking. ADWAS believes that violence is a learned behavior and envisions a world where violence is not tolerated. ADWAS was founded in 1986 and is located in Seattle, Washington. The ADWAS model has been replicated in 19 Deaf communities across the United States. ADWAS established the nation's first transitional housing, A Place of Our Own. We are committed to providing accessible and safe housing for Deaf and Deaf-Blind women and their children.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

86.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
90.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth 15.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (WA) 89.94
The Family Place (TX) 92.29
SafeSpace (FL) 96.66
SafeHouse Center (MI) 92.68
The Tundra Women's Coalition (AK) 88.63

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $203,404
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $85,947
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,444,491
Total Contributions $1,733,842
   Program Service Revenue $92,074
Total Primary Revenue $1,825,916
   Other Revenue $-35,685
TOTAL REVENUE $1,790,231
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,629,546
   Administrative Expenses $54,655
   Fundraising Expenses $85,896
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,770,097
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $20,134
   
Net Assets $2,602,993

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
Advocacy $1,116,392 68.5%
24/7 National Deaf Hotline $396,216 24.3%
The Children's Program $116,938 7.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 89.94
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.94
2017-12 05/01/2019 88.57
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.49
2015-12 07/01/2017 86.17
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.44
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 83.69
2013-12 08/01/2015 80.65
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.68
2011-12 08/01/2013 82.02
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.08
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.56
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 83.24
2008-12 07/01/2010 80.39

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 91-1339173
Name in IRS Master File ABUSED DEAF WOMENS ADVOCACY SERVICES
NTEE Code P62
NTEE Classification Victims' Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 May, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,459 5.22% Libby Stanley Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (WA) 89.94
House of the Good Shepherd Chicago (IL) 91.41
Raphael House of Portland (OR) 94.46
HAVEN, Michigan (MI) 89.21
Houston Area Women's Center (TX) 85.48

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Charity Contact Info

Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services
8623 Roosevelt Way, NE
Seattle, WA 98115
tel: (260) 922-7088
fax: (206) 726-0017
EIN: 91-1339173

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Board Leadership

Dawn Rose
Board Chair

CEO

Napal Tesfai
Executive Director

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