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Houston Area Women's Center

Ending domestic and sexual violence for all

four stars

90.03

1010 Waugh Drive Houston, TX 77019
tel: (713) 528-6798   Web Site
EIN: 74-2029166

Board Leadership
Cindy Deere
Chair

CEO
Emilee Dawn Whitehurst
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.03 four stars
  Financial 87.77 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Houston Area Women's Center works to end domestic and sexual violence and supports all in building safe and healthy lives through advocacy, counseling, education, shelter and support services.



HAWC's services are free, confidential and available to everyone.

The Houston Area Women's Center works to end domestic and sexual violence and supports all in building safe and healthy lives through advocacy, counseling, education, shelter and support services.



HAWC's services are free, confidential and available to everyone.

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Financial

three stars

87.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.81
  Program Expenses Growth -0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Houston Area Women's Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Houston Area Women's Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Houston Area Women's Center (TX) 90.03 four stars
The Family Place (TX) 93.52 four stars
Women In Distress of Broward County (FL) 92.00 four stars
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (DC) 86.10 three stars
National Network to End Domestic Violence (DC) 92.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,747,205
   Federated Campaigns $721,987
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $613,584
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,169,760
Total Contributions $7,252,536
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,252,536
   Other Revenue $275,570
TOTAL REVENUE $7,528,106
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,081,052
   Administrative Expenses $1,724,397
   Fundraising Expenses $679,146
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,484,595
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-956,489
   
Net Assets $15,194,786

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
Non-Residential Services (Emergency Services) $3,256,274 53.5%
Residential Services (Shelter Services) $2,354,935 38.7%
Violence Prevention & Community Education $469,843 7.7%

Ratings History
Houston Area Women's Center has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 90.03 four stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 94.12 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 98.27 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 96.79 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.10 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 91.75 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.47 four stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 93.49 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 91.82 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 92.26 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 91.76 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 88.11 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.46 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 80.91 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 81.87 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 89.93 three stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 86.85 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 96.85 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 92.95 four stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 96.24 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 74-2029166
Name in IRS Master File HOUSTON AREA WOMENS CENTER 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 (296) Community center
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 March, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$183,672 2.16% Rebecca White President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Houston Area Women's Center (TX) 90.03 four stars
Center for Women in Transition (MI) 91.33 four stars
Laura's House (CA) 91.77 four stars
House of Ruth Maryland (MD) 91.93 four stars
Sanctuary for Families (NY) 93.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Houston Area Women's Center
1010 Waugh Drive
Houston, TX 77019
tel: (713) 528-6798
TTY: (713) 528-3625
EIN: 74-2029166

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Board Leadership

Cindy Deere
Chair

CEO

Emilee Dawn Whitehurst
President and CEO

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