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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House California

Opening doors for homeless youth

96.46

1325 North Western Avenue Hollywood, CA 90027
tel: (323) 461-3131   Web Site
EIN: 13-3391210

Board Leadership
Omid Yazdi
Chair

CEO
William A. Bedrossian
President & Chief Executive Officer

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Covenant House California is dedicated to serving all God's children, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need.

Covenant House California (CHC) is a non-profit youth homeless shelter that provides sanctuary and support for homeless and trafficked youth, ages 18-24. We believe that no young person deserves to be homeless; that every young person in California deserves shelter, food, clothing, education … and most importantly, to be loved.

CHC provides a full continuum of services to meet the physical, emotional, educational, vocational, and spiritual well-being of young people, in order to provide them with the best chance for success in independence.

Covenant House California is dedicated to serving all God's children, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need.

Covenant House California (CHC) is a non-profit youth homeless shelter that provides sanctuary and support for homeless and trafficked youth, ages 18-24. We believe that no young person deserves to be homeless; that every young person in California deserves shelter, food, clothing, education … and most importantly, to be loved.

CHC provides a full continuum of services to meet the physical, emotional, educational, vocational, and spiritual well-being of young people, in order to provide them with the best chance for success in independence.

Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
95.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 22.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House California (CA) 96.46
Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes (GA) 85.37
Crossnore Communities for Children (NC) 95.65
Crossroads Safehouse (CO) 94.09
Wellspring Living (GA) 89.45

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,511,168
   Federated Campaigns $136,808
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $570,890
   Related Organizations $3,445,916
   Government Grants $9,818,878
Total Contributions $20,483,660
   Program Service Revenue $80,753
Total Primary Revenue $20,564,413
   Other Revenue $-145,866
TOTAL REVENUE $20,418,547
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,497,879
   Administrative Expenses $279,498
   Fundraising Expenses $648,159
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,425,536
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,993,011
   
Net Assets $16,814,664

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
Safe Haven Program $8,895,999 50.8%
Right of Passage/Supportive Apartment $5,256,211 30.0%
Outreach Programs $1,417,690 8.1%

Ratings History
Covenant House California has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 04/01/2022 96.46
2019-06 06/01/2021 96.46
2018-06 02/01/2020 96.46
2017-06 11/01/2018 95.24
2017-06 10/01/2018 93.13
2016-06 08/01/2017 92.05
2015-06 10/01/2016 91.17
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.39
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 86.69
2013-06 10/01/2014 89.05
2012-06 06/01/2013 90.46
2011-06 09/01/2012 89.13
2011-06 06/01/2012 88.33
2010-06 03/01/2012 90.34
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.81
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 83.47
2009-06 10/01/2010 84.08
2008-06 11/01/2009 85.70
2007-06 10/01/2008 78.84
2006-06 07/01/2007 74.65

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-3391210
Name in IRS Master File COVENANT HOUSE CALIFORNIA
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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 November, 1991
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$251,079 1.36% William Bedrossian Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House California (CA) 96.46
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Wears Valley Ranch (TN) 95.86
Children in Crisis (FL) 90.55
Youth For Tomorrow (VA) 88.29

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House California
1325 North Western Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90027
tel: (323) 461-3131
fax: (323) 461-6491
EIN: 13-3391210

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Board Leadership

Omid Yazdi
Chair

CEO

William A. Bedrossian
President & Chief Executive Officer

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