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Human Services : Homeless Services

Safe Haven Family Shelter

Preventing, reducing, and intervening in family homelessness

four stars

92.73

1234 Third Avenue South Nashville, TN 37210
tel: (615) 256-8195   Web Site
EIN: 62-1807653

Board Leadership
Paula Barnes
President

CEO
Joyce Lavery
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.73 four stars
  Financial 92.48 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Safe Haven Family Shelter empowers Middle Tennessee homeless families with children to achieve lasting self-sufficiency. We are a shelter-to-housing program which accepts entire homeless families and provides comprehensive services. As our name implies, we have an emergency shelter program, but we also offer a Transitional Housing Program and Rapid Rehousing Program. Safe Haven Family Shelter's comprehensive approach is one of service, compassion, trauma-informed care and evidenced-bases practices.

Safe Haven Family Shelter empowers Middle Tennessee homeless families with children to achieve lasting self-sufficiency. We are a shelter-to-housing program which accepts entire homeless families and provides comprehensive services. As our name implies, we have an emergency shelter program, but we also offer a Transitional Housing Program and Rapid Rehousing Program. Safe Haven Family Shelter's comprehensive approach is one of service, compassion, trauma-informed care and evidenced-bases practices.

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Financial

four stars

92.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Safe Haven Family Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Safe Haven Family Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safe Haven Family Shelter (TN) 92.73 four stars
Together Omaha (NE) 92.22 four stars
The Midnight Mission (CA) 95.38 four stars
Franciscan Outreach (IL) 86.76 three stars
Family Promise (NJ) 99.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,081,916
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $653,100
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $816,462
Total Contributions $2,551,478
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,551,478
   Other Revenue $-91,479
TOTAL REVENUE $2,459,999
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,843,900
   Administrative Expenses $337,690
   Fundraising Expenses $265,511
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,447,101
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,898
   
Net Assets $3,283,253

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Safe Haven Family Shelter has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 92.73 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 94.94 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 93.19 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 91.81 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.79 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.24 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.16 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 99.32 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 97.09 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.19 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 62-1807653
Name in IRS Master File NASHVILLE SAFE HAVEN FAMILY SHELTER
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 March, 2000
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,418 3.57% Joyce K. Lavery Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safe Haven Family Shelter (TN) 92.73 four stars
The INN (NY) 89.66 three stars
Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach (NE) 91.80 four stars
Interfaith Family Services (TX) 88.05 three stars
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless (MA) 89.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Safe Haven Family Shelter
1234 Third Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37210
tel: (615) 256-8195
EIN: 62-1807653

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Board Leadership

Paula Barnes
President

CEO

Joyce Lavery
Chief Executive Officer

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