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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

The Drake House

Bridging hope & opportunity

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four stars

93.80

10500 Clara Drive Roswell, GA 30075
tel: (770) 587-4712   Web Site
EIN: 20-0943038

Board Leadership
Jim Alford
Chair

CEO
Kathy Swahn
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.80 four stars
  Financial 96.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Drake House provides short-term crisis housing, education and empowerment programs for homeless single mothers and their children in North Metro Atlanta, designed to provide stability for the children and assist the family in working toward self-sufficiency. The Drake House envisions a community where school buses do not stop at weekly rental motels – where every family has the opportunity to recover quickly and with dignity from their homeless situation. Our program allows the children to remain stable in their current public school though the federal McKinny-Vento Act.

The Drake House provides short-term crisis housing, education and empowerment programs for homeless single mothers and their children in North Metro Atlanta, designed to provide stability for the children and assist the family in working toward self-sufficiency. The Drake House envisions a community where school buses do not stop at weekly rental motels – where every family has the opportunity to recover quickly and with dignity from their homeless situation. Our program allows the children to remain stable in their current public school though the federal McKinny-Vento Act.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Average change in income of clients served (in dollars)
59
Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services
136
Number of households that obtain/retain permanent housing for at least 6 months
88
This impact information is current as of July 2019, 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

four stars

96.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.84
  Program Expenses Growth 18.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Drake House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Drake House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Drake House (GA) 93.80 four stars
Tamassee DAR School (SC) 91.85 four stars
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America (NY) 85.69 three stars
Wellspring Living (GA) 91.77 four stars
Epworth Children's Home (SC) 94.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,054,142
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $278,795
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $254,607
Total Contributions $2,587,544
   Program Service Revenue $60,243
Total Primary Revenue $2,647,787
   Other Revenue $229,569
TOTAL REVENUE $2,877,356
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,116,817
   Administrative Expenses $137,359
   Fundraising Expenses $111,197
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,365,373
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,511,983
   
Net Assets $4,282,006

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
Residential Program $1,116,817 100.0%

Ratings History
The Drake House has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 93.80 four stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 90.94 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 91.55 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 20-0943038
Name in IRS Master File DRAKE HOUSE INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 January, 2005
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
$89,871 6.58% Kathy Swahn Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Drake House (GA) 93.80 four stars
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America (NY) 85.69 three stars
KidsTLC (KS) 91.16 four stars
Paul Anderson Youth Home (GA) 88.58 three stars
Children of the Night (CA) 91.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Drake House
10500 Clara Drive
Roswell, GA 30075
tel: (770) 587-4712
fax: (770) 587-4714
EIN: 20-0943038

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Board Leadership

Jim Alford
Chair

CEO

Kathy Swahn
Executive Director

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