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Human Services : Social Services

Domestic Violence Center of Chester County

Freedom through empowerment

three stars

89.78

P.O. Box 832 West Chester, PA 19381
tel: (610) 431-3546   Web Site
EIN: 22-2606511

Board Leadership
Jean Francois
President

CEO
Dolly Wideman-Scott
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.78 three stars
  Financial 96.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (DVCCC) is to provide intervention, education, outreach, advocacy and programs to prevent, reduce and remedy domestic violence in Chester County. The DVCCC has been serving our community since 1976. Since then, we have helped over 30,000 survivors of domestic violence. DVCCC is committed to empowering survivors of domestic abuse through information, and supporting them as they reclaim their lives.

The mission of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (DVCCC) is to provide intervention, education, outreach, advocacy and programs to prevent, reduce and remedy domestic violence in Chester County. The DVCCC has been serving our community since 1976. Since then, we have helped over 30,000 survivors of domestic violence. DVCCC is committed to empowering survivors of domestic abuse through information, and supporting them as they reclaim their lives.

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Financial

four stars

96.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 13.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Domestic Violence Center of Chester County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Domestic Violence Center of Chester County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (PA) 89.78 three stars
Raphael House of Portland (OR) 92.73 four stars
Community Action Stops Abuse (FL) 92.75 four stars
Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violence (MI) 91.33 four stars
TESSA (CO) 89.48 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $427,439
   Federated Campaigns $106,049
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $93,371
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,608,093
Total Contributions $2,234,952
   Program Service Revenue $7,803
Total Primary Revenue $2,242,755
   Other Revenue $12,817
TOTAL REVENUE $2,255,572
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,947,584
   Administrative Expenses $190,677
   Fundraising Expenses $211,584
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,349,845
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-94,273
   
Net Assets $3,664,149

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
Housing Services $677,657 34.8%
Legal Services $604,936 31.1%
Adult Counseling $301,523 15.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 89.78 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 86.76 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.49 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 88.55 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 86.13 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.81 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.69 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 83.15 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 86.13 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 22-2606511
Name in IRS Master File DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CENTER OF CHESTER COUNTY
NTEE Code P43
NTEE Classification Family Violence Shelters, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (429) Other inner city or community benefit 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 June, 1998
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,404 5.25% Dolly Wideman-Scott CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (PA) 89.78 three stars
SAFEHOME (KS) 91.54 four stars
Domestic Violence Project (OH) 86.79 three stars
TESSA (CO) 89.48 three stars
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence (CA) 90.08 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
P.O. Box 832
West Chester, PA 19381
tel: (610) 431-3546
fax: (610) 431-2462
TTY: (610) 431-7262
EIN: 22-2606511

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Board Leadership

Jean Francois
President

CEO

Dolly Wideman-Scott
Chief Executive Officer

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