Human Services : Social Services

Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services

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

three stars

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
Libby Stanley
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.94 three stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.69
  Program Expenses Growth 14.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $288,597
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $46,471
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,391,463
Total Contributions $1,726,531
   Program Service Revenue $91,940
Total Primary Revenue $1,818,471
   Other Revenue $-15,069
TOTAL REVENUE $1,803,402
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,607,068
   Administrative Expenses $62,255
   Fundraising Expenses $97,654
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,766,977
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $36,425
   
Net Assets $2,582,859

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,743 5.19% Libby Stanley Executive Director

Mission

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.

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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

Libby Stanley
Executive Director