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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Watson Children's Shelter

A Safe Haven for Children in Crisis.

four stars

91.20

4978 Buckhouse Lane Missoula, MT 59804
tel: (406) 549-0058   Web Site
EIN: 81-0369020

Board Leadership
Lacey Harrington
President

CEO
Emma Anderson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.20 four stars
  Financial 94.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Watson Children's Shelter is dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing environment for children who have experienced abuse, neglect, abandonment or family crisis. Our vision is for all children to live healthy, happy, and productive lives. The five tenets that guide our work are community, compassion, integrity, excellence and stewardship. While some children may only be in our care for a few days, on average, children stay at the shelter for around 60 days. Some children may stay longer until their family crisis is resolved or longer-term supportive care can be arranged. We welcome children 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Watson Children's Shelter is dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing environment for children who have experienced abuse, neglect, abandonment or family crisis. Our vision is for all children to live healthy, happy, and productive lives. The five tenets that guide our work are community, compassion, integrity, excellence and stewardship. While some children may only be in our care for a few days, on average, children stay at the shelter for around 60 days. Some children may stay longer until their family crisis is resolved or longer-term supportive care can be arranged. We welcome children 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Financial

four stars

94.20

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
81.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.13
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Watson Children's Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Watson Children's Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Watson Children's Shelter (MT) 91.20 four stars
Wears Valley Ranch (TN) 95.87 four stars
Covenant House Florida (FL) 87.83 three stars
New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NY) 86.57 three stars
Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families (NC) 96.67 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $821,920
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $176,134
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $37,195
Total Contributions $1,035,249
   Program Service Revenue $690,220
Total Primary Revenue $1,725,469
   Other Revenue $154,116
TOTAL REVENUE $1,879,585
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,351,208
   Administrative Expenses $155,937
   Fundraising Expenses $183,255
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,690,400
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $189,185
   
Net Assets $7,219,096

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
Shelter Services $1,209,162 89.5%
Home Visiting Program $142,046 10.5%

Ratings History
Watson Children's Shelter has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2020 91.20 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 91.41 four 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 81-0369020
Name in IRS Master File WATSON CHILDRENS SHELTER 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 (46) Private school
(574) Day care center
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2019
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,079 5.21% Michael Boehm Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Watson Children's Shelter (MT) 91.20 four stars
Kids In Crisis, Inc. (CT) 87.69 three stars
Boys Hope Girls Hope International (MO) 88.46 three stars
Eagle Ranch (GA) 94.41 four stars
Wichita Children's Home (KS) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Watson Children's Shelter
4978 Buckhouse Lane
Missoula, MT 59804
tel: (406) 549-0058
fax: (406) 549-1072
EIN: 81-0369020

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Board Leadership

Lacey Harrington
President

CEO

Emma Anderson
Executive Director

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