Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Attention Homes

Changing lives of youth in crisis

three stars

86.94

1443 Spruce Street Boulder, CO 80302
tel: (303) 447-1206   Web Site
EIN: 84-0571145

Board Leadership
Andrew Burwick
Board Chair

CEO
Chris Nelson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.94 three stars
  Financial 81.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Attention Homes provides opportunities for at-risk youth to change their lives. We offer shelter, community-based living and teaching of life skills necessary for an independent future. Our goal is to help youth in crisis become healthy, productive members of our community. Attention Homes has two programs for at-risk youth: Runaway & Homeless Youth (RHY) and Adolescent Residential Care (RES). Our RHY program provides street outreach, day drop-in and overnight emergency shelter services to homeless youth under the age of 20. Our RES program operates three tracts: respite/extended care, sober living and transitional living.

Attention Homes provides opportunities for at-risk youth to change their lives. We offer shelter, community-based living and teaching of life skills necessary for an independent future. Our goal is to help youth in crisis become healthy, productive members of our community. Attention Homes has two programs for at-risk youth: Runaway & Homeless Youth (RHY) and Adolescent Residential Care (RES). Our RHY program provides street outreach, day drop-in and overnight emergency shelter services to homeless youth under the age of 20. Our RES program operates three tracts: respite/extended care, sober living and transitional living.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of people using homeless shelters per week
10
Average length of stay (in days)
25
Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services
76
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

81.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Attention Homes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Attention Homes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,267,581
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $389,251
Total Contributions $1,656,832
   Program Service Revenue $425,897
Total Primary Revenue $2,082,729
   Other Revenue $314,516
TOTAL REVENUE $2,397,245
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,531,600
   Administrative Expenses $175,552
   Fundraising Expenses $315,193
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,022,345
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $374,900
   
Net Assets $1,939,419

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Chris Nelson Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$104,972 5.19% Claire Clurman Former Executive Director

Mission

Attention Homes provides opportunities for at-risk youth to change their lives. We offer shelter, community-based living and teaching of life skills necessary for an independent future. Our goal is to help youth in crisis become healthy, productive members of our community. Attention Homes has two programs for at-risk youth: Runaway & Homeless Youth (RHY) and Adolescent Residential Care (RES). Our RHY program provides street outreach, day drop-in and overnight emergency shelter services to homeless youth under the age of 20. Our RES program operates three tracts: respite/extended care, sober living and transitional living.

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Charity Contact Info

Attention Homes
1443 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302
tel: (303) 447-1206
fax: (303) 447-0623
EIN: 84-0571145

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Board Leadership

Andrew Burwick
Board Chair

CEO

Chris Nelson
Chief Executive Officer