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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

YouthCare

Homeless youth. Off the streets. Preparing for Life.

four stars

92.86

2500 54th Street, NE Seattle, WA 98105
tel: (206) 694-4500   Web Site
EIN: 91-0917079

Board Leadership
Karen F. Jones
Board Chair

CEO
Melinda Giovengo
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.86 four stars
  Financial 90.74 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1974, YouthCare builds confidence and self-sufficiency for homeless youth by providing a continuum of care that includes outreach, basic services, emergency shelter, housing, counseling, education, and employment training. For more than 40 years, YouthCare has been a leader in providing effective services to Seattle's homeless youth. At YouthCare, we serve children as young as 12 and young adults all of 24.

Founded in 1974, YouthCare builds confidence and self-sufficiency for homeless youth by providing a continuum of care that includes outreach, basic services, emergency shelter, housing, counseling, education, and employment training. For more than 40 years, YouthCare has been a leader in providing effective services to Seattle's homeless youth. At YouthCare, we serve children as young as 12 and young adults all of 24.

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Financial

four stars

90.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
74.6%
  Administrative Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YouthCare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YouthCare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YouthCare (WA) 92.86 four stars
Wellspring Living (GA) 91.77 four stars
Hope Children's Home (FL) 94.58 four stars
Brookwood Florida (FL) 91.18 four stars
Covenant House New Orleans (LA) 96.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,533,647
   Federated Campaigns $377,763
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $707,276
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,025,762
Total Contributions $14,644,448
   Program Service Revenue $10,019
Total Primary Revenue $14,654,467
   Other Revenue $-16,070
TOTAL REVENUE $14,638,397
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,332,161
   Administrative Expenses $2,572,946
   Fundraising Expenses $998,739
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,903,846
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $734,551
   
Net Assets $13,590,791

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
2017-12 07/01/2019 92.86 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.93 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2017 89.28 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 91-0917079
Name in IRS Master File YOUTHCARE
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(327) Prevention of cruelty to children
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, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$163,220 1.17% Melinda Giovengo Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YouthCare (WA) 92.86 four stars
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (FL) 90.74 four stars
Attention Homes (CO) 86.94 three stars
Boys & Girls Ranches of Alabama (AL) 91.04 four stars
ImpactIsrael (MD) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

YouthCare
2500 54th Street, NE
Seattle, WA 98105
tel: (206) 694-4500
fax: (206) 694-4509
EIN: 91-0917079

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Board Leadership

Karen F. Jones
Board Chair

CEO

Melinda Giovengo
President, CEO

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