Disable all preview features

Human Services : Homeless Services

Vision House

...until every child has a home.

three stars

89.70

P.O. Box 2951 Renton, WA 98056
tel: (425) 228-6356   Web Site
EIN: 91-1493474

Board Leadership
Bill Northey
President

CEO
Melissa Gehrig
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.70 three stars
  Financial 85.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

"Vision House is a nonprofit providing transitional housing, child care and support services for homeless families to assist them in rebuilding their lives and achieving self-sufficiency. The agency owns and operates 36 units of housing and two child care facilities in Shoreline and Renton. When the second building in Shoreline is complete, Vision House will have a total of 46 apartments for families experiencing homelessness."

"Vision House is a nonprofit providing transitional housing, child care and support services for homeless families to assist them in rebuilding their lives and achieving self-sufficiency. The agency owns and operates 36 units of housing and two child care facilities in Shoreline and Renton. When the second building in Shoreline is complete, Vision House will have a total of 46 apartments for families experiencing homelessness."

Impact Information

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Platinum Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly sharing information about how they measure their progress and results.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Reported Results
Showing 3 of 4
Total in 2018
Number of children served
115
Number of clients referred to other services as part of their support strategy
565
Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services
182
Number of hours of case management for parents.
1,058
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.70
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vision House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vision House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vision House (WA) 89.70 three stars
CHUM (MN) 92.37 four stars
Horizon House (IN) 94.96 four stars
Interfaith Family Services (TX) 88.05 three stars
Wellspring House (MA) 85.37 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,404,730
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $766,260
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,170,990
   Program Service Revenue $1,558,236
Total Primary Revenue $5,729,226
   Other Revenue $-69,558
TOTAL REVENUE $5,659,668
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,298,551
   Administrative Expenses $417,839
   Fundraising Expenses $493,760
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,210,150
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,449,518
   
Net Assets $10,644,436

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
Transitional Housing $2,004,924 60.8%
Children Village Care Center $1,220,373 37.0%
Resale Operations $73,254 2.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 89.70 three stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 91.47 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 93.82 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.62 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 94.72 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 94.59 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 88.43 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.80 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 86.80 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 87.55 three stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 86.84 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 91-1493474
Name in IRS Master File VISION HOUSE
NTEE Code P33
NTEE Classification Child Day Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 November, 2005
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,226 2.66% Melissa Gehrig Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vision House (WA) 89.70 three stars
Preble Street (ME) 89.64 three stars
Nicholas House (GA) 88.21 three stars
Sunnyvale Community Services (CA) 95.25 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida (FL) 92.33 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

Vision House
P.O. Box 2951
Renton, WA 98056
tel: (425) 228-6356
fax: (425) 430-9590
EIN: 91-1493474

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Bill Northey
President

CEO

Melissa Gehrig
Executive Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.