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Human Services : Homeless Services

Vision House

Building hope. Restoring lives.

four stars

94.72

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 94.72 four stars
  Financial 93.71 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

93.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.82
  Program Expenses Growth 13.6%
  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) 94.72 four stars
St. John Center (KY) 86.63 three stars
Dégagé Ministries (MI) 85.26 three stars
St. Francis Center (CA) 85.38 three stars
Raphael House of San Francisco (CA) 91.59 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,953,015
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $450,638
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,403,653
   Program Service Revenue $1,478,536
Total Primary Revenue $3,882,189
   Other Revenue $-63,250
TOTAL REVENUE $3,818,939
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,890,715
   Administrative Expenses $300,448
   Fundraising Expenses $356,999
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,548,162
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $270,777
   
Net Assets $9,037,719

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 $1,480,126 51.2%
Children Village Care Center $1,221,457 42.3%
Resale Operations $189,132 6.5%

Ratings History
Vision House has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,731 2.41% Melissa Gerhig Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$69,929 1.97% John Camerer Director Of Operations
$23,082 0.65% Susan Camerer Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vision House (WA) 94.72 four stars
Wellspring House (MA) 91.40 four stars
Sulzbacher Center (FL) 92.02 four stars
Homeless Connections (WI) 93.37 four stars
Bridges Outreach (NJ) 93.11 four 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

Bill Northey
President

CEO

Melissa Gehrig
Executive Director

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