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Family Shelter Service

Healing from Domestic Abuse

three stars

87.17

605 East Roosevelt Road Wheaton, IL 60187
tel: (630) 221-8290   Web Site
EIN: 36-2883552

Board Leadership
Michael A. Vardas Jr.
Chair

CEO
Ricardo Estrada
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.17 three stars
  Financial 82.11 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Family Shelter Service transforms lives by offering help and hope to those affected by domestic violence. Family Shelter Service was founded in 1976 by a group of caring and concerned individuals who wanted to help the growing numbers of homeless people in DuPage County. In 1982, with the passage of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act, the Court Advocacy Program was implemented. The Children's Program was added in 1984. In 1986, a second 18-bed shelter opened. A third shelter that houses our special transitional program opened in 1989, bringing the total shelter capacity to 43 beds. Also in 1989, Family Shelter Service played a significant role in the development and implementation of the DuPage County Domestic Violence Protocol, which provides the structure for the community's response to domestic violence.

Family Shelter Service transforms lives by offering help and hope to those affected by domestic violence. Family Shelter Service was founded in 1976 by a group of caring and concerned individuals who wanted to help the growing numbers of homeless people in DuPage County. In 1982, with the passage of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act, the Court Advocacy Program was implemented. The Children's Program was added in 1984. In 1986, a second 18-bed shelter opened. A third shelter that houses our special transitional program opened in 1989, bringing the total shelter capacity to 43 beds. Also in 1989, Family Shelter Service played a significant role in the development and implementation of the DuPage County Domestic Violence Protocol, which provides the structure for the community's response to domestic violence.

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Financial

three stars

82.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.53
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Shelter Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Shelter Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Shelter Service (IL) 87.17 three stars
Laura's House (CA) 91.77 four stars
Alternatives Incorporated of Madison County (IN) 86.35 three stars
Lydia's House (MO) 94.18 four stars
Center for Women in Transition (MI) 91.33 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,325,129
   Federated Campaigns $71,500
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $240,596
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,362,320
Total Contributions $2,999,545
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,999,545
   Other Revenue $411,813
TOTAL REVENUE $3,411,358
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,953,720
   Administrative Expenses $455,942
   Fundraising Expenses $249,334
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,658,996
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $752,362
   
Net Assets $6,390,733

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
Safer Living Program $1,108,660 56.7%
Safer Communities Program $845,060 43.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 87.17 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 87.65 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 86.89 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 87.40 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 85.11 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 36-2883552
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY SHELTER SERVICE INC
NTEE Code P43
NTEE Classification Family Violence Shelters, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (158) Rescue and emergency service
(165) Community health planning
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 January, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,870 4.24% Judie Caribeaux Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Shelter Service (IL) 87.17 three stars
National Network to End Domestic Violence (DC) 92.24 four stars
Center for Women in Transition (MI) 91.33 four stars
Raphael House of Portland (OR) 92.73 four stars
Laurel House (PA) 90.60 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Family Shelter Service
605 East Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
tel: (630) 221-8290
fax: (630) 221-8098
EIN: 36-2883552

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Board Leadership

Michael A. Vardas Jr.
Chair

CEO

Ricardo Estrada
President, CEO

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