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Human Services : Homeless Services

Our House, Georgia

A Childcare and Support Center for Homeless Families

four stars

91.78

711 S. Columbia Drive Decatur, GA 30030
tel: (404) 378-0938   Web Site
EIN: 58-1743333

Board Leadership
Aaron Danzig
Chair

CEO
Tyese Lawyer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.78 four stars
  Financial 96.27 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

96.27

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.52
  Program Expenses Growth 30.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Our House, Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Our House, Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Our House, Georgia (GA) 91.78 four stars
Women's Lunch Place (MA) 95.61 four stars
Family Gateway (TX) 94.27 four stars
Wellspring House (MA) 88.47 three stars
Dégagé Ministries (MI) 86.15 three stars

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Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Our House founders envisioned offering homeless parents more than free childcare: they wanted to provide a loving, safe haven where a parent could confidently leave her child while she sought employment and permanent housing. They realized that without reliable childcare, homeless parents, especially single women, were trapped in the cycle of unemployment, poverty and homelessness.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,736,486
   Federated Campaigns $167,573
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $63,158
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $594,778
Total Contributions $2,561,995
   Program Service Revenue $44,617
Total Primary Revenue $2,606,612
   Other Revenue $37,632
TOTAL REVENUE $2,644,244
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,279,535
   Administrative Expenses $167,034
   Fundraising Expenses $253,359
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,699,928
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-55,684
   
Net Assets $4,989,963

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.78 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.68 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 85.32 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 85.10 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 83.58 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 58-1743333
Name in IRS Master File OUR HOUSE 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 (574) Day care center
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]
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,980 4.59% Tyese Lawyer Executive Director

Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Our House founders envisioned offering homeless parents more than free childcare: they wanted to provide a loving, safe haven where a parent could confidently leave her child while she sought employment and permanent housing. They realized that without reliable childcare, homeless parents, especially single women, were trapped in the cycle of unemployment, poverty and homelessness.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Our House, Georgia (GA) 91.78 four stars
Father Woody's Haven of Hope (CO) 88.11 three stars
reStart Inc. (MO) 91.44 four stars
Children's Restoration Network (GA) 86.39 three stars
Open Doors Kalamazoo (MI) 99.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Our House, Georgia
711 S. Columbia Drive
Decatur, GA 30030
tel: (404) 378-0938
fax: (404) 378-1060
EIN: 58-1743333

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1304
Decatur, GA 30030

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Board Leadership

Aaron Danzig
Chair

CEO

Tyese Lawyer
Executive Director

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