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Laura's House

Ending the Silence of Domestic Violence.

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four stars

91.77

999 Corporate Drive Suite 225
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
tel: (949) 361-3775   Web Site
EIN: 33-0621826

Board Leadership
Laura Khouri
Chair

CEO
Margaret R. Bayston
Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.77 four stars
  Financial 96.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Laura's House provides domestic violence-related services to the 915,000 residents of Orange County, California and beyond. Since our founding in 1994, Laura's House has provided shelter and support services to more than 5,000 abused women and children and counseling, life skills education and legal assistance to over 55,000 persons. Today, Laura's House continues to be the only state-approved comprehensive domestic violence agency in South Orange County. Annually, Laura's House provides residential shelter services, counseling and legal services to hundreds of women and children. Thousands of crisis calls come in each year on our Crisis Hotline.

Laura's House provides domestic violence-related services to the 915,000 residents of Orange County, California and beyond. Since our founding in 1994, Laura's House has provided shelter and support services to more than 5,000 abused women and children and counseling, life skills education and legal assistance to over 55,000 persons. Today, Laura's House continues to be the only state-approved comprehensive domestic violence agency in South Orange County. Annually, Laura's House provides residential shelter services, counseling and legal services to hundreds of women and children. Thousands of crisis calls come in each year on our Crisis Hotline.

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Financial

four stars

96.24

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.74
  Program Expenses Growth 12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Laura's House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Laura's House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Laura's House (CA) 91.77 four stars
Sheltering Wings Center for Women (IN) 92.18 four stars
My Sister's Place (DC) 90.63 four stars
The Blue Bench (CO) 89.35 three stars
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (WA) 88.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,262,580
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $597,707
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $873,000
Total Contributions $2,733,287
   Program Service Revenue $57,102
Total Primary Revenue $2,790,389
   Other Revenue $1,102,022
TOTAL REVENUE $3,892,411
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,396,109
   Administrative Expenses $518,559
   Fundraising Expenses $334,121
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,248,789
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-356,378
   
Net Assets $6,576,776

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
Shelter $2,116,826 62.3%
Counseling Resource Center Services $716,167 21.1%
Legal Advocacy and Education Services $563,116 16.6%

Ratings History
Laura's House has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 91.77 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 91.77 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 91.73 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.82 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 92.08 four stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.99 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 85.73 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 87.57 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 90.74 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 33-0621826
Name in IRS Master File LAURAS HOUSE
NTEE Code P43
NTEE Classification Family Violence Shelters, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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, 1995
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,476 4.76% Margaret Bayston Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Laura's House (CA) 91.77 four stars
Family Shelter Service (IL) 87.17 three stars
Women In Distress of Broward County (FL) 92.00 four stars
Sexual Assault Center (TN) 91.97 four stars
Center for Women in Transition (MI) 91.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Laura's House
999 Corporate Drive
Suite 225
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
tel: (949) 361-3775
fax: (949) 361-3548
EIN: 33-0621826

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Board Leadership

Laura Khouri
Chair

CEO

Margaret R. Bayston
Executive Director, CEO

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