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Abby's House

The largest provider of affordable housing in Worcester designed to meet the needs of women and children.

three stars

84.10

52 High Street Worcester, MA 01609
tel: (508) 756-5486   Web Site
EIN: 04-2648411

Board Leadership
Patti McKone
President

CEO
Stephanie Page
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.10 three stars
  Financial 87.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

87.98

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.26
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Abby's House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Abby's House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Abby's House (MA) 84.10 three stars
The Women's Center of Tarrant County (TX) 99.67 four stars
Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County, Inc. (PA) 91.20 four stars
Sanctuary for Families (NY) 95.34 four stars
Rose Brooks Center (MO) 92.65 four stars

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Abby Kelley Foster House, Inc. (Abby's House) opened in 1976 as one of the first overnight emergency shelters for women -- with or without children -- in the U.S. Since 1976, Abby Kelley Foster House, Inc. (Abby's House) has provided more than 11,500 homeless women and children with a safe place to stay, regroup, and rebuild. At present, it is one of two family shelters in the area that does not require its guests to be on welfare. With 78 units, Abby's House is the largest provider of affordable housing in Worcester designed to meet the needs of women and children. Abby's House is committed to ending homelessness.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,152,825
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $58,343
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,211,168
   Program Service Revenue $457,302
Total Primary Revenue $1,668,470
   Other Revenue $22,623
TOTAL REVENUE $1,691,093
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,204,495
   Administrative Expenses $127,820
   Fundraising Expenses $142,737
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,475,052
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $216,041
   
Net Assets $3,065,587

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 84.10 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.74 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 78.83 two stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 78.82 two 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 04-2648411
Name in IRS Master File ABBY KELLEY FOSTER HOUSE INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Literary Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
(158) Rescue and emergency service
(429) Other inner city or community benefit 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 September, 1978
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
$51,638 3.50% Stephanie Page Executive Director

Abby Kelley Foster House, Inc. (Abby's House) opened in 1976 as one of the first overnight emergency shelters for women -- with or without children -- in the U.S. Since 1976, Abby Kelley Foster House, Inc. (Abby's House) has provided more than 11,500 homeless women and children with a safe place to stay, regroup, and rebuild. At present, it is one of two family shelters in the area that does not require its guests to be on welfare. With 78 units, Abby's House is the largest provider of affordable housing in Worcester designed to meet the needs of women and children. Abby's House is committed to ending homelessness.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Abby's House (MA) 84.10 three stars
Safe Connections (MO) 92.02 four stars
WEAVE (CA) 90.93 four stars
Jersey Battered Women's Service (NJ) 95.99 four stars
Montgomery County Women's Center (TX) 86.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Abby's House
52 High Street
Worcester, MA 01609
tel: (508) 756-5486
fax: (508) 798-3299
EIN: 04-2648411

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Board Leadership

Patti McKone
President

CEO

Stephanie Page
Executive Director

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