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Safespace

Saving and changing lives for victims of domestic violence on the Treasure Coast

four stars

92.22

612 SE Dixie Highway Stuart, FL 34994
tel: (772) 223-2399   Web Site
EIN: 59-1983994

Board Leadership
Dan Pimpo
President

CEO
Michelle Akins
Interim Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SafeSpace offers victims of domestic violence safety, support and education, empowering them to create an independent life, free from violence. We are the only Certified domestic violence Center saving lives 24/7 and preventing domestic violence throughout the Treasure Coast. We serve victims of domestic violence in Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties in Florida. In addition to a 60-bed Emergency Shelter, we also provide a Supportive Living program for individuals in need of longer-term housing as well as outreach services for those who choose not to enter a shelter but whose lives are being affected by domestic violence.

SafeSpace offers victims of domestic violence safety, support and education, empowering them to create an independent life, free from violence. We are the only Certified domestic violence Center saving lives 24/7 and preventing domestic violence throughout the Treasure Coast. We serve victims of domestic violence in Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties in Florida. In addition to a 60-bed Emergency Shelter, we also provide a Supportive Living program for individuals in need of longer-term housing as well as outreach services for those who choose not to enter a shelter but whose lives are being affected by domestic violence.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of domestic violence hotline calls
2,634
Number of domestic violence safety plans developed with participants
4,183
Number of adult female domestic violence emergency shelter participants
218
Number of non-residential domestic violence crisis intervention (outreach) participants
549
Number of domestic violence emergency shelter "safe nights" provided
13,094
Number of counseling hours provided
7,197
Percentage of adult victims in shelter for more than 72 hours that have a family safety and security plan when they leave the shelter
100
Percentage of adult victims in shelter for more than 72 hours that have a case/service management plan
98
Percentage of children in shelter for more than 72 hours that have received an assessment
99
Number of women served in the Supportive Living Program
14
Number of dependent children served in the domestic violence emergency shelter
212
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.80
  Program Expenses Growth 20.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Safespace on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Safespace on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safespace (FL) 92.22 four stars
La Casa de las Madres (CA) 94.38 four stars
Hope House (MO) 89.80 three stars
Safe Place of the Permian Basin (TX) 85.46 three stars
The Women's Center, Wisconsin (WI) 86.26 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $650,052
   Federated Campaigns $160,580
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $207,212
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,268,476
Total Contributions $2,286,320
   Program Service Revenue $6,900
Total Primary Revenue $2,293,220
   Other Revenue $182,164
TOTAL REVENUE $2,475,384
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,278,894
   Administrative Expenses $92,206
   Fundraising Expenses $161,192
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,532,292
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-56,908
   
Net Assets $4,183,794

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
Emergency Shelter Operation $1,833,604 80.5%
Outreach and Advocacy $323,564 14.2%
Supportive Living $121,726 5.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 04/01/2020 92.22 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 59-1983994
Name in IRS Master File SAFESPACE 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
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 October, 1980
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
$101,285 3.99% Jill Borowicz CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safespace (FL) 92.22 four stars
East Texas Crisis Center (TX) 86.02 three stars
Human Options (CA) 97.01 four stars
The SAFE Alliance (TX) 92.74 four stars
HAVEN, Montana (MT) 89.54 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Safespace
612 SE Dixie Highway
Stuart, FL 34994
tel: (772) 223-2399
EIN: 59-1983994

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Board Leadership

Dan Pimpo
President

CEO

Michelle Akins
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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