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Human Services : Social Services

Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc.

Breaking the cycle of family violence

93.38

7911 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209
tel: (210) 930-3669   Web Site
EIN: 74-1994151

Board Leadership
Wayne Terry
Chair

CEO
Marta B. Peláez
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.38
  Financial 93.80
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Family Violence Prevention Services is to break the cycle of violence and to strengthen families by providing the necessary tools for self-sufficiency through delivery of emergency shelter, transitional housing, education, effective parenting education, and specialized intervention with youth and the elderly. Established in 1977, FVPS serves over 8,000 victims of domestic violence, primarily women and children, annually with a comprehensive range of services that foster long-term stability and freedom from violence. Intervention with children is a priority, in order to heal families and stop the intergenerational cycle of violence.
FVPS operates the Battered Women and Children's Shelter, offering 24-hour crisis intervention and emergency shelter; individual case management services; professional counseling; parenting education; on-site school (Pre-K-12th Grade) and primary medical and dental care; literacy and computer literacy classes; and legal services.

The mission of Family Violence Prevention Services is to break the cycle of violence and to strengthen families by providing the necessary tools for self-sufficiency through delivery of emergency shelter, transitional housing, education, effective parenting education, and specialized intervention with youth and the elderly. Established in 1977, FVPS serves over 8,000 victims of domestic violence, primarily women and children, annually with a comprehensive range of services that foster long-term stability and freedom from violence. Intervention with children is a priority, in order to heal families and stop the intergenerational cycle of violence.
FVPS operates the Battered Women and Children's Shelter, offering 24-hour crisis intervention and emergency shelter; individual case management services; professional counseling; parenting education; on-site school (Pre-K-12th Grade) and primary medical and dental care; literacy and computer literacy classes; and legal services.

Impact & Results Score

Score
75/100
Program Name: Battered Women and Children's Shelter
Program Name: Battered Women and Children's Shelter

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Family Violence Prevention Services provides people experiencing homelessness with a temporary place to stay.
Impact Statement
$20 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of emergency shelters are based on the cost of providing a night of shelter relative to the Fair Market Rent in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 200% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 400%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc..
Data Source
We look for self-reported shelter nights. If we cannot find this information we estimate it using HIC data.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the provision of shelter by one nonprofit does not diminish the provision of shelter by any other (neighboring) nonprofit. We also assume there is, in general, no slack capacity in the homeless shelter system. In the absence of a given shelter, beneficiaries would not be able to stay at another shelter because other shelters are assumed to have no beds to spare. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

93.80

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
87.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.07
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. (TX) 93.38
La Casa de las Madres (CA) 93.91
Golden House (WI) 91.18
Montgomery County Women's Center (TX) 86.38
Haven, Montana (MT) 86.85

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,236,298
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,252,948
Total Contributions $6,489,246
   Program Service Revenue $587,394
Total Primary Revenue $7,076,640
   Other Revenue $259,720
TOTAL REVENUE $7,336,360
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,784,851
   Administrative Expenses $667,786
   Fundraising Expenses $176,559
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,629,196
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $707,164
   
Net Assets $13,288,038

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
Women and Children's Shelter $3,541,931 61.2%
Counseling Services $499,412 8.6%
Substance Abuse Intervention $182,809 3.2%

Ratings History
Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 09/01/2021 93.38
2019-06 04/01/2020 93.90
2018-06 04/01/2019 93.89
2017-06 05/01/2018 90.83
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.67
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.02
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.07
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 85.47
2013-06 07/01/2014 89.20
2012-06 08/01/2013 90.68
2011-06 05/01/2012 89.32
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.47
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 95.07
2009-06 07/01/2010 97.05
2008-06 05/01/2009 96.18
2007-06 08/01/2008 88.07
2006-06 08/01/2007 78.61

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

EIN 74-1994151
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION SERVICES INC
NTEE Code P43
NTEE Classification Family Violence Shelters, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(563) Marriage counseling
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 February, 1979
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
$140,200 2.11% Marta Pelaez President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. (TX) 93.38
Golden House (WI) 91.18
Domestic Violence Project (OH) 86.54
Rose Brooks Center (MO) 93.91
The Family Place (TX) 92.29

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Charity Contact Info

Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc.
7911 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209
tel: (210) 930-3669
fax: (210) 821-6194
EIN: 74-1994151

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Board Leadership

Wayne Terry
Chair

CEO

Marta B. Peláez
President, CEO

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