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Human Services : Homeless Services

Vision House

Building hope. Restoring lives.

four stars

94.59

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

Board Leadership
David Chen
President

CEO
Melissa Gehrig
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.59 four stars
  Financial 93.48 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

93.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.07
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
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) 94.59 four stars
Presbyterian Night Shelter (TX) 87.29 three stars
Homeless Family Center (FL) 87.05 three stars
reStart Inc. (MO) 91.45 four stars
Metrocrest Social Services (TX) 93.98 four stars

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Vision House was incorporated in 1990 to provide safe and confidential transitional housing and services for homeless single mothers and their children, and separately for homeless men recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Over 950 men, women and children have benefited from Vision House services. Our mission is to assist the poor and homeless and help them transform their lives, maintaining quality housing and programs for our residents while providing healing, hope and the opportunity to rebuild their lives.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $929,939
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $441,308
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,371,247
   Program Service Revenue $1,523,195
Total Primary Revenue $2,894,442
   Other Revenue $-50,459
TOTAL REVENUE $2,843,983
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,579,298
   Administrative Expenses $346,761
   Fundraising Expenses $324,874
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,250,933
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-406,950
   
Net Assets $8,766,942

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 $1,267,048 49.1%
Children Village Care Center $1,092,983 42.4%
Resale Operations $219,267 8.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$57,241 1.76% Melissa Gerhig Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$114,708 3.52% Susan Camerer Former Executive Director

Vision House was incorporated in 1990 to provide safe and confidential transitional housing and services for homeless single mothers and their children, and separately for homeless men recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Over 950 men, women and children have benefited from Vision House services. Our mission is to assist the poor and homeless and help them transform their lives, maintaining quality housing and programs for our residents while providing healing, hope and the opportunity to rebuild their lives.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vision House (WA) 94.59 four stars
Rosie's Place (MA) 92.65 four stars
The Night Ministry (IL) 94.31 four stars
Samaritan Inns (DC) 92.82 four stars
Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (DC) 86.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

David Chen
President

CEO

Melissa Gehrig
Executive Director

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