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Human Services : Homeless Services

Safe Haven Family Shelter

Preventing, reducing, and intervening in family homelessness

94.42

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

Board Leadership
Ken Williamson
President

CEO
Joyce Lavery
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.42
  Financial 92.11
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

92.11

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth 19.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
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) 94.42
ForKids (VA) 91.71
Marian House (MD) 96.51
Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach (NE) 92.10
The Road Home (UT) 90.89

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,251,892
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $625,278
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,622,519
Total Contributions $3,499,689
   Program Service Revenue $173,687
Total Primary Revenue $3,673,376
   Other Revenue $10,356
TOTAL REVENUE $3,683,732
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,613,984
   Administrative Expenses $620,489
   Fundraising Expenses $316,364
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,550,837
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $132,895
   
Net Assets $3,416,148

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 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 94.42
2018-12 02/01/2020 92.73
2017-12 02/01/2019 94.94
2016-12 03/01/2018 93.19
2015-12 03/01/2017 91.81
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.79
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.24
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.16
2012-12 11/01/2014 99.32
2012-12 06/01/2014 97.09
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.19

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,266 3.58% Joyce K. Lavery Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safe Haven Family Shelter (TN) 94.42
Calvary Women's Services (DC) 87.94
Transitions Homeless Recovery Center (SC) 94.30
St. John Center (KY) 87.72
Nicholas House (GA) 85.46

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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

Ken Williamson
President

CEO

Joyce Lavery
Chief Executive Officer

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