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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Second Story

Youth Services and Safe Shelters

three stars

83.33

P.O. Box 694 Dunn Loring, VA 22027
tel: (703) 506-9191   Web Site
EIN: 54-0899463

Board Leadership
Jonathan Higgins
Board President

CEO
Judith Dittman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.33 three stars
  Financial 76.43 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Second Story, formerly Alternative House, founded in 1972, provides support to at-risk children, youth and families through counseling, shelter, crisis intervention and neighborhood outreach. Our programs recognize that families are interdependent and that a crisis or challenge facing one family member affects everyone. We therefore empower children, teens and families to work together and build on their strengths. Our programs include: Second Story for Teens in Crisis, Second Story for Young Mothers, Second Story for Homeless Youth, and Second Story in the Community.

Second Story, formerly Alternative House, founded in 1972, provides support to at-risk children, youth and families through counseling, shelter, crisis intervention and neighborhood outreach. Our programs recognize that families are interdependent and that a crisis or challenge facing one family member affects everyone. We therefore empower children, teens and families to work together and build on their strengths. Our programs include: Second Story for Teens in Crisis, Second Story for Young Mothers, Second Story for Homeless Youth, and Second Story in the Community.

Financial

two stars

76.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Story on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Story on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Story (VA) 83.33 three stars
Tim Tebow Foundation (FL) 96.31 four stars
Community Partners of Dallas (TX) 86.33 three stars
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation (NE) 96.66 four stars
American Friends of Migdal Ohr (NY) 87.99 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $950,902
   Federated Campaigns $29,969
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $574,706
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,725,687
Total Contributions $3,281,264
   Program Service Revenue $14,600
Total Primary Revenue $3,295,864
   Other Revenue $-8,163
TOTAL REVENUE $3,287,701
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,740,541
   Administrative Expenses $205,872
   Fundraising Expenses $402,575
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,348,988
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-61,287
   
Net Assets $1,290,387

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
Community Based Youth Services $978,674 35.7%
Second Story $602,772 22.0%
Residential Program to Assist Homeless Young Mothers $370,786 13.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 83.33 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 84.70 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 91.02 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 90.81 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 92.92 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.40 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 95.38 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 93.53 four stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 92.63 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 91.12 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 93.00 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.47 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 86.26 three stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 91.86 four 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 54-0899463
Name in IRS Master File ABUSED & HOMELESS CHILDRENS REFUGE
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (480) Propose, support, or oppose legislation
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, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$142,099 4.24% Judith Dittman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Story (VA) 83.33 three stars
The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth (KY) 86.94 three stars
Family Giving Tree (CA) 90.13 four stars
All Our Kin (CT) 93.33 four stars
The Empty Stocking Fund (GA) 85.72 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Second Story
P.O. Box 694
Dunn Loring, VA 22027
tel: (703) 506-9191
fax: (703) 506-8949
EIN: 54-0899463

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Board Leadership

Jonathan Higgins
Board President

CEO

Judith Dittman
Chief Executive Officer

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