Human Services : Social Services

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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$101,285 3.99% Jill Borowicz CEO

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safespace (FL) 92.22 four stars
Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County (PA) 85.18 three stars
Sanctuary for Families (NY) 93.23 four stars
Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. (TX) 93.90 four stars
La Casa de las Madres (CA) 94.38 four 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