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Human Services : Social Services

Samaritan House

Neighbor helping neighbor

four stars

96.16

4031 Pacific Boulevard San Mateo, CA 94403
tel: (650) 341-4081   Web Site
EIN: 23-7416272

Board Leadership
William S. Freeman
President

CEO
Bart Charlow
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.16 four stars
  Financial 96.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1974, Samaritan House has been serving low-income families and individuals in San Mateo County. Our services are designed to meet the immediate and basic needs of our clients for food, clothing, shelter, health care, worker resources, and counseling services. All of our services and programs are designed to provide quality resources and effective evaluation to our clients in order to help them become more stable and secure in our community. Our Mission is to mobilize the resources of our community to help those among us who are in need, while preserving dignity, promoting self-sufficiency, and providing hope.

Since 1974, Samaritan House has been serving low-income families and individuals in San Mateo County. Our services are designed to meet the immediate and basic needs of our clients for food, clothing, shelter, health care, worker resources, and counseling services. All of our services and programs are designed to provide quality resources and effective evaluation to our clients in order to help them become more stable and secure in our community. Our Mission is to mobilize the resources of our community to help those among us who are in need, while preserving dignity, promoting self-sufficiency, and providing hope.

Financial

four stars

96.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.43
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Samaritan House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Samaritan House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samaritan House (CA) 96.16 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County (CA) 93.91 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Phoenix (AZ) 95.87 four stars
Irving Cares (TX) 85.87 three stars
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Archdiocesan Council of St. Louis (MO) 91.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,496,844
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,682,157
Total Contributions $11,179,001
   Program Service Revenue $90,872
Total Primary Revenue $11,269,873
   Other Revenue $469,620
TOTAL REVENUE $11,739,493
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,732,075
   Administrative Expenses $709,308
   Fundraising Expenses $704,434
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,145,817
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,593,676
   
Net Assets $13,380,406

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
Client Assistance Programs $3,988,167 45.7%
Free Medical and Dental Clinics $2,185,294 25.0%
Safe Harbor Shelter $1,327,392 15.2%

Ratings History
Samaritan House has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 03/01/2018 96.16 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.85 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.63 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 96.96 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 96.58 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 99.10 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 97.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 02/01/2011 95.66 four stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 76.37 two stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 84.10 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 70.65 two stars
2005-06 08/01/2006 94.84 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 90.65 four stars
2003-06 02/01/2005 93.53 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 23-7416272
Name in IRS Master File SAMARITAN HOUSE
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (569) Referral service (social agencies)
(149) Other instruction and training
(179) Other health services
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 April, 1975
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,184 1.67% Bart Charlow Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samaritan House (CA) 96.16 four stars
NETWORK of Community Ministries (TX) 90.68 four stars
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia (GA) 89.58 three stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Detroit (MI) 91.16 four stars
Memorial Assistance Ministries (TX) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Samaritan House
4031 Pacific Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94403
tel: (650) 341-4081
fax: (650) 341-0526
EIN: 23-7416272

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Board Leadership

William S. Freeman
President

CEO

Bart Charlow
Chief Executive Officer

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