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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Wellspring Family Services

Taking on the root causes of homelessness and instability

three stars

88.21

1900 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144
tel: (206) 826-3050   Web Site
EIN: 91-0567261

Board Leadership
Emelie East
Chair

CEO
Ruthann Howell
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.21 three stars
  Financial 83.33 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

83.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wellspring Family Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wellspring Family Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wellspring Family Services (WA) 88.21 three stars
The Parenting Center (TX) 93.72 four stars
Jewish Family & Childrens Service of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 93.35 four stars
Christian Family Care (AZ) 92.51 four stars
The Women's Home (TX) 92.36 four stars

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Since 1892, Wellspring Family Services has been helping area families achieve self-sufficiency. Our services have changed over the years, but our commitment to a stronger, healthier community has never wavered. Wellspring Family Services builds emotionally healthy, self-sufficient families and a non-violent community in which they can thrive. Last year we served more than 7,000 children, adults and families in King County. By addressing the overlapping issues of mental health challenges, domestic violence, and homelessness we help strengthen our community by providing families with the solutions they need to build healthy relationships and stable lives.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,268,742
   Federated Campaigns $736,319
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $470,917
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,034,913
Total Contributions $5,510,891
   Program Service Revenue $7,963,186
Total Primary Revenue $13,474,077
   Other Revenue $-51,268
TOTAL REVENUE $13,422,809
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,020,626
   Administrative Expenses $2,197,601
   Fundraising Expenses $633,059
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,851,286
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,428,477
   
Net Assets $9,653,117

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
Services for Homeless and At-Risk Families $4,738,681 39.4%
Counseling and Training Services $3,744,709 31.2%
Employee Assistance Program $3,177,852 26.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 88.21 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.74 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 85.95 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.64 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 90.41 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 91.42 four stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 93.02 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.62 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 96.02 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 91-0567261
Name in IRS Master File WELLSPRING FAMILY SERVICES
NTEE Code P40
NTEE Classification Family Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(179) Other health services
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 November, 1923
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,284 1.07% Ruthann Howell President, CEO

Since 1892, Wellspring Family Services has been helping area families achieve self-sufficiency. Our services have changed over the years, but our commitment to a stronger, healthier community has never wavered. Wellspring Family Services builds emotionally healthy, self-sufficient families and a non-violent community in which they can thrive. Last year we served more than 7,000 children, adults and families in King County. By addressing the overlapping issues of mental health challenges, domestic violence, and homelessness we help strengthen our community by providing families with the solutions they need to build healthy relationships and stable lives.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wellspring Family Services (WA) 88.21 three stars
Mary's Center (DC) 94.28 four stars
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 93.98 four stars
ALIVE! (VA) 93.26 four stars
The Centers for Families and Children (OH) 90.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wellspring Family Services
1900 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144
tel: (206) 826-3050
fax: (877) 903-0711
EIN: 91-0567261

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Board Leadership

Emelie East
Chair

CEO

Ruthann Howell
President, CEO

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