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Human Services : Homeless Services

Homes with Hope, Inc.

Solving homelessness in our communities through supportive housing

four stars

92.08

49 Richmondville Avenue Suite 212
Westport, CT 06880
tel: (203) 226-3426   Web Site
EIN: 22-2534326

Board Leadership
John Walsh
Chair

CEO
Helen McAlinden
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.08 four stars
  Financial 89.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Homes with Hope's mission is to be the recognized and respected community resource for individuals and families experiencing or at-risk of experiencing, homelessness by providing food, safe emergency shelter, supportive services, and housing as tools to achieve independent lives. The agency has grown considerably since first opening in 1984 as an organization providing food and shelter for homeless men in a retired Town of Westport firehouse. As the need began to increase the organization expanded the support services and housing options available to clients. Today, our programs and services include: a food pantry and soup kitchen, 2 emergency shelters: for single adults and young women aged 18 - 24, 47 units of permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless, casework services, mentoring, youth education and the life skills training critical in helping to prevent homelessness from reoccurring.

Homes with Hope's mission is to be the recognized and respected community resource for individuals and families experiencing or at-risk of experiencing, homelessness by providing food, safe emergency shelter, supportive services, and housing as tools to achieve independent lives. The agency has grown considerably since first opening in 1984 as an organization providing food and shelter for homeless men in a retired Town of Westport firehouse. As the need began to increase the organization expanded the support services and housing options available to clients. Today, our programs and services include: a food pantry and soup kitchen, 2 emergency shelters: for single adults and young women aged 18 - 24, 47 units of permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless, casework services, mentoring, youth education and the life skills training critical in helping to prevent homelessness from reoccurring.

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Financial

three stars

89.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth 12.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 59.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Homes with Hope, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Homes with Hope, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Homes with Hope, Inc. (CT) 92.08 four stars
HEARTH (PA) 87.41 three stars
Solid Ground (MN) 97.34 four stars
The Night Ministry (IL) 91.41 four stars
Homeless Solutions, Inc. (NJ) 87.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,277,589
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $472,108
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $621,285
Total Contributions $2,370,982
   Program Service Revenue $239,138
Total Primary Revenue $2,610,120
   Other Revenue $-6,449
TOTAL REVENUE $2,603,671
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,369,091
   Administrative Expenses $313,466
   Fundraising Expenses $222,178
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,904,735
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-301,064
   
Net Assets $1,674,286

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
Emergency Shelter $1,539,909 65.0%
Operation of Supportive Housing Units $829,182 35.0%

Ratings History
Homes with Hope, Inc. has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 92.08 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 90.06 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.50 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 84.75 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.80 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 89.77 three stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 90.73 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 87.90 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 84.55 three 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 22-2534326
Name in IRS Master File HOMES WITH HOPE 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 (399) Other housing 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 August, 1984
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$145,000 4.99% Jeffrey N. Wieser President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Homes with Hope, Inc. (CT) 92.08 four stars
Downtown Women's Center (CA) 89.78 three stars
Community LINC (MO) 90.61 four stars
The Lamb Center (VA) 95.84 four stars
Cross Roads House (NH) 92.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Homes with Hope, Inc.
49 Richmondville Avenue
Suite 212
Westport, CT 06880
tel: (203) 226-3426
fax: (203) 226-2557
EIN: 22-2534326

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Board Leadership

John Walsh
Chair

CEO

Helen McAlinden
President and CEO

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