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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Lighthouse Children's Home

A Christian home providing a second chance for teen girls

two stars

73.06

7771 Mahan Drive Tallahassee, FL 32309
tel: (850) 877-3778   Web Site
EIN: 59-1725801

Board Leadership
Billy Hudson
President

CEO
Ken Rhoads
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.06 two stars
  Financial 97.30 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 62.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Lighthouse Children's Home has been operating since 1977 and is a full time Christian residential facility for teenage girls ages 13-17 who either have no home or are having discipline problems. We believe The Lord alone is the great changer of hearts, lives, and attitudes. The girls attend church every week as well as chapel services and devotion times both in the school and dorm. All of the counseling for the girls is done from a pastoral and spiritual perspective. This spiritual emphasis also includes a ministry of singing (gospel music and hymns only). The girls travel and sing all year throughout Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. Through the years the Lighthouse has recorded eleven CD's.

The Lighthouse Children's Home has been operating since 1977 and is a full time Christian residential facility for teenage girls ages 13-17 who either have no home or are having discipline problems. We believe The Lord alone is the great changer of hearts, lives, and attitudes. The girls attend church every week as well as chapel services and devotion times both in the school and dorm. All of the counseling for the girls is done from a pastoral and spiritual perspective. This spiritual emphasis also includes a ministry of singing (gospel music and hymns only). The girls travel and sing all year throughout Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. Through the years the Lighthouse has recorded eleven CD's.

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Financial

four stars

97.30

Accountability & Transparency

one star

62.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.60
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lighthouse Children's Home on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lighthouse Children's Home on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lighthouse Children's Home (FL) 73.06 two stars
Youth Emergency Services (NE) 87.32 three stars
Covenant House Washington (DC) 94.61 four stars
Covenant House Florida (FL) 87.83 three stars
Place of Hope (FL) 99.65 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,035,127
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,035,127
   Program Service Revenue $25,639
Total Primary Revenue $1,060,766
   Other Revenue $1,010,620
TOTAL REVENUE $2,071,386
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,681,155
   Administrative Expenses $188,885
   Fundraising Expenses $49,306
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,919,346
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $152,040
   
Net Assets $3,135,803

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
Christian Residential Facility $1,681,155 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 73.06 two stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 73.12 two stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 72.86 two stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 72.84 two stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 72.81 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 72.34 two stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 71.45 two stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 69.33 one star
2011-06 02/01/2012 71.97 two 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 59-1725801
Name in IRS Master File LIGHTHOUSE CHILDRENS HOME INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
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 July, 1977
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
$55,405 2.88% Kenneth Rhoads Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lighthouse Children's Home (FL) 73.06 two stars
Covenant House Missouri (MO) 87.02 three stars
Sunny Glen Children's Home (TX) 91.65 four stars
Children in Crisis (FL) 93.16 four stars
Covenant House Washington (DC) 94.61 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lighthouse Children's Home
7771 Mahan Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32309
tel: (850) 877-3778
fax: (850) 656-8249
EIN: 59-1725801

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Board Leadership

Billy Hudson
President

CEO

Ken Rhoads
Executive Director

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