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Human Services : Social Services

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children

To Prevent. To Protect. To Prevail.

four stars

90.39

P.O. Box 10102 Naples, FL 34101
tel: (239) 775-3862   Web Site
EIN: 59-2752895

Board Leadership
William Waltrip
Chair

CEO
Linda Oberhaus
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.39 four stars
  Financial 86.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of The Shelter for Abused Women & Children (The Shelter) is leading and collaborating with the community to Prevent, Protect and Prevail over domestic violence and human trafficking through advocacy, empowerment and social change. The Shelter helps survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking through safety, intervention, and support. Services provided by the Shelter include 24- hour crisis counseling, an emergency safe shelter, a counseling center, a transitional living program, support groups, children's services, direct assistance, and court and legal services. The Shelter's vision is a community free from domestic violence and human trafficking where individuals and families can live in safety and peace.

The mission of The Shelter for Abused Women & Children (The Shelter) is leading and collaborating with the community to Prevent, Protect and Prevail over domestic violence and human trafficking through advocacy, empowerment and social change. The Shelter helps survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking through safety, intervention, and support. Services provided by the Shelter include 24- hour crisis counseling, an emergency safe shelter, a counseling center, a transitional living program, support groups, children's services, direct assistance, and court and legal services. The Shelter's vision is a community free from domestic violence and human trafficking where individuals and families can live in safety and peace.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Average number of service recipients per month
141
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

three stars

86.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.00
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Shelter for Abused Women & Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Shelter for Abused Women & Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Paper surveys, Case management notes, Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Shelter for Abused Women & Children (FL) 90.39 four stars
Friendship Home of Lincoln (NE) 97.24 four stars
Doorways for Women and Families (VA) 88.78 three stars
Safe Place of the Permian Basin (TX) 85.46 three stars
Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,750,959
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,622,170
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,375,888
Total Contributions $8,749,017
   Program Service Revenue $28,826
Total Primary Revenue $8,777,843
   Other Revenue $2,041,960
TOTAL REVENUE $10,819,803
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,972,428
   Administrative Expenses $393,998
   Fundraising Expenses $527,067
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,893,493
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,926,310
   
Net Assets $35,519,990

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
The Shelter for Abused Women & Children has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 90.39 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 90.57 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 93.22 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 95.79 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.62 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.74 four stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 92.21 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 95.36 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 91.64 four stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 90.94 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 90.58 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.36 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 85.41 three stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 91.74 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 92.87 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 88.75 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 91.14 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 93.36 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 88.16 three stars
2003-06 07/01/2004 87.97 three 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 59-2752895
Name in IRS Master File THE SHELTER FOR ABUSED WOMEN & CHILDREN 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 (399) Other housing activities
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, 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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$252,446 5.15% Linda Oberhaus CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Shelter for Abused Women & Children (FL) 90.39 four stars
Center for Safety and Change (NY) 91.16 four stars
The Center for Women and Families (KY) 87.74 three stars
Hubbard House (FL) 90.74 four stars
SafeHouse Center (MI) 93.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children
P.O. Box 10102
Naples, FL 34101
tel: (239) 775-3862
fax: (239) 775-3061
EIN: 59-2752895

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Board Leadership

William Waltrip
Chair

CEO

Linda Oberhaus
Chief Executive Officer

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