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Human Services : Social Services

Doorways for Women and Families

Creating pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault leading to safe, stable and empowered lives.

four stars

93.98

P.O. Box 100185 Arlington, VA 22210
tel: (703) 504-9400   Web Site
EIN: 54-1087829

Board Leadership
Joanne Petty
President

CEO
Caroline Jones
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 91.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1978, Doorways for Women and Families strives to end homelessness and family and intimate partner violence by offering safe shelter and housing, life-changing support services, and community advocacy. We operate a domestic violence hotline and provide 24/7 shelter and housing through a Domestic Violence Safehouse (11 beds), Family Home (21 beds), and HomeStart Supportive Housing Program serving 20 households at a time. We also provide support and advocacy, financial literacy counseling, children's services and a range of essential life skills promoting healthy, vibrant living. We serve more than 1,400 people per year, and more than half of the people in our housing programs are children.

Founded in 1978, Doorways for Women and Families strives to end homelessness and family and intimate partner violence by offering safe shelter and housing, life-changing support services, and community advocacy. We operate a domestic violence hotline and provide 24/7 shelter and housing through a Domestic Violence Safehouse (11 beds), Family Home (21 beds), and HomeStart Supportive Housing Program serving 20 households at a time. We also provide support and advocacy, financial literacy counseling, children's services and a range of essential life skills promoting healthy, vibrant living. We serve more than 1,400 people per year, and more than half of the people in our housing programs are children.

Financial

four stars

91.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.64
  Program Expenses Growth 9.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Doorways for Women and Families on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Doorways for Women and Families on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Doorways for Women and Families (VA) 93.98 four stars
Abby's House (MA) 88.56 three stars
Human Options (CA) 88.22 three stars
Women's and Children's Alliance (ID) 89.30 three stars
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (PA) 88.55 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,316,095
   Federated Campaigns $37,099
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $7,249
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,261,155
Total Contributions $4,621,598
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,621,598
   Other Revenue $44,211
TOTAL REVENUE $4,665,809
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,772,001
   Administrative Expenses $294,108
   Fundraising Expenses $429,471
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,495,580
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $170,229
   
Net Assets $6,589,776

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
Domestic Violence Program $1,008,412 26.7%
Family Home $824,374 21.9%
Homestart $712,442 18.9%

Ratings History
Doorways for Women and Families has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 93.98 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.31 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 94.14 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/03/2016 90.00 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 88.81 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 95.08 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 93.72 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 94.01 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 95.00 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 99.01 four stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 99.02 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 95.46 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 90.79 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 78.56 two stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 77.29 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 84.49 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 54-1087829
Name in IRS Master File DOORWAYS FOR WOMEN & FAMILIES INC
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 (399) Other housing 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 May, 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, 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
$131,825 2.93% Caroline Jones President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Doorways for Women and Families (VA) 93.98 four stars
Sojourner Family Peace Center (WI) 85.49 three stars
The Julian Center (IN) 89.23 three stars
InterAct (NC) 86.88 three stars
House of the Good Shepherd Chicago (IL) 87.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Doorways for Women and Families
P.O. Box 100185
Arlington, VA 22210
tel: (703) 504-9400
fax: (703) 522-4338
EIN: 54-1087829

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Board Leadership

Joanne Petty
President

CEO

Caroline Jones
Executive Director

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