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Human Services : Homeless Services

The Lamb Center

Serving the poor and homeless, transforming lives, and sharing God's love

four stars

97.12

3160 Campbell Drive Fairfax, VA 22031
tel: (703) 691-3178   Web Site
EIN: 41-2222581

Board Leadership
Cathy Liverman
Board Chair

CEO
John MacPherson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.12 four stars
  Financial 99.28 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Lamb Center is a group of caring and determined problem-solvers who want to make a difference. Our mission is to serve the poor and homeless, transform lives, and share God's love. Counseling is our core program and encompasses spiritual, psychological, life and employment dimensions. We partner with local groups and organizations who have a passion for serving the homeless.

The Lamb Center is a group of caring and determined problem-solvers who want to make a difference. Our mission is to serve the poor and homeless, transform lives, and share God's love. Counseling is our core program and encompasses spiritual, psychological, life and employment dimensions. We partner with local groups and organizations who have a passion for serving the homeless.

Financial

four stars

99.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.27
  Program Expenses Growth 22.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Lamb Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Lamb Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Lamb Center (VA) 97.12 four stars
The Institute for Human Services (HI) 89.58 three stars
Samaritan Ministries (NC) 91.02 four stars
Safe Haven Family Shelter (TN) 94.42 four stars
Samaritan Inns, Inc. (DC) 95.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,254,021
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $201,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $277,593
Total Contributions $1,732,614
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,732,614
   Other Revenue $-2,080
TOTAL REVENUE $1,730,534
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,256,621
   Administrative Expenses $150,790
   Fundraising Expenses $65,858
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,473,269
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $257,265
   
Net Assets $5,501,571

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
Services for the Homeless $1,256,621 100.0%

Ratings History
The Lamb Center has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 97.12 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 95.84 four stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 92.44 four stars
2017-06 04/01/2018 91.92 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 89.61 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 41-2222581
Name in IRS Master File THE LAMB CENTER
NTEE Code C20
NTEE Classification Pollution Abatement and Control Services
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 June, 2007
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,808 7.24% John Macpherson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Lamb Center (VA) 97.12 four stars
Nicholas House (GA) 85.46 three stars
Stewpot Community Services (MS) 91.36 four stars
Homeless Youth Connection (AZ) 96.66 four stars
Samaritan Ministries (NC) 91.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Lamb Center
3160 Campbell Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
tel: (703) 691-3178
EIN: 41-2222581

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1385
Fairfax, VA 22038

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Board Leadership

Cathy Liverman
Board Chair

CEO

John MacPherson
Executive Director

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