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Human Services : Homeless Services

Deborah's Place

We open doors for women experiencing homelessness.

four stars

94.10

2822 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago, IL 60612
tel: (773) 722-5080   Web Site
EIN: 36-3382973

Board Leadership
Sara Capulli
President

CEO
Audrey Thomas
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.10 four stars
  Financial 91.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Deborah's Place is Chicago's largest provider of supportive housing exclusively for women and is recognized as an innovative leader among homeless service providers locally and nationally.

Since our founding in 1985, we have worked collaboratively with our participants, offered a range of high quality services and tried new approaches - putting Deborah's Place at the forefront of agencies making a difference to those in need in Chicago.

Deborah's Place opens doors of opportunity for women who are homeless in Chicago. Supportive housing and services offer women their key to healing, achieving their goals and moving on from the experience of homelessness.

Deborah's Place is Chicago's largest provider of supportive housing exclusively for women and is recognized as an innovative leader among homeless service providers locally and nationally.

Since our founding in 1985, we have worked collaboratively with our participants, offered a range of high quality services and tried new approaches - putting Deborah's Place at the forefront of agencies making a difference to those in need in Chicago.

Deborah's Place opens doors of opportunity for women who are homeless in Chicago. Supportive housing and services offer women their key to healing, achieving their goals and moving on from the experience of homelessness.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of households that obtain/retain permanent housing for at least 6 months
265
Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services
373
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

91.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Deborah's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Deborah's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Deborah's Place (IL) 94.10 four stars
Metropolitan Ministries (FL) 90.87 four stars
Homeward Bound of Marin (CA) 95.70 four stars
Committee on Temporary Shelter (VT) 87.26 three stars
Stephen Center (NE) 88.81 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,751,253
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $77,460
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,966,747
Total Contributions $5,795,460
   Program Service Revenue $-125,002
Total Primary Revenue $5,670,458
   Other Revenue $107,677
TOTAL REVENUE $5,778,135
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,808,139
   Administrative Expenses $637,058
   Fundraising Expenses $318,323
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,763,520
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,014,615
   
Net Assets $5,969,289

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
Deborah's Place has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 94.10 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 94.48 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 94.12 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 92.31 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 95.37 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 84.71 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 87.08 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 86.02 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 87.86 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.66 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 79.49 two stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 74.67 two stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 85.42 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 82.87 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 87.13 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 72.20 two stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 63.79 one star
2002-06 04/15/2003 65.80 one star

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

EIN 36-3382973
Name in IRS Master File DEBORAHS PLACE
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 June, 1987
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
$95,506 2.53% Audrey Thomas Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Deborah's Place (IL) 94.10 four stars
Together Omaha (NE) 92.22 four stars
Turning Points (FL) 94.07 four stars
The Night Ministry (IL) 91.41 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida (FL) 91.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Deborah's Place
2822 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60612
tel: (773) 722-5080
EIN: 36-3382973

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Board Leadership

Sara Capulli
President

CEO

Audrey Thomas
CEO

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