Human Services : Social Services

My Sister's Place

Services to empower survivors of domestic violence

four stars

90.63

1436 U Street, NW. Suite 303
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 529-5261   Web Site
EIN: 52-1263256

Board Leadership
Mazen Yacoub
Board Chair

CEO
Mercedes Lemp
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.63 four stars
  Financial 89.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

My Sister's Place (MSP) seeks to end domestic violence and empower survivors to live healthy, independent lives free from violence.

For over 40 years, MSP has been an innovator in changing lives by providing DC's first hotline and first domestic violence shelter, and most recently, first Batterer Intervention group. As DC's oldest domestic violence shelter, we have served as a cornerstone of the District's response to this pressing public health issue since 1979, and our impact on DC's community remains as strong as ever.

MSP is unique in offering a full continuum of care from emergency shelter through transitional-to-permanent housing. Our experienced team of case managers and residential counselors provides clinical counseling, case management, and comprehensive services to empower survivors to recover and thrive. MSP also provides training, case consultation, and advocacy to engage communities to prevent violence and abuse. Our goal is to end domestic violence, and

My Sister's Place (MSP) seeks to end domestic violence and empower survivors to live healthy, independent lives free from violence.

For over 40 years, MSP has been an innovator in changing lives by providing DC's first hotline and first domestic violence shelter, and most recently, first Batterer Intervention group. As DC's oldest domestic violence shelter, we have served as a cornerstone of the District's response to this pressing public health issue since 1979, and our impact on DC's community remains as strong as ever.

MSP is unique in offering a full continuum of care from emergency shelter through transitional-to-permanent housing. Our experienced team of case managers and residential counselors provides clinical counseling, case management, and comprehensive services to empower survivors to recover and thrive. MSP also provides training, case consultation, and advocacy to engage communities to prevent violence and abuse. Our goal is to end domestic violence, and

Financial

three stars

89.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 16.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by My Sister's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by My Sister's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $239,738
   Federated Campaigns $23,954
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,653,378
Total Contributions $1,917,070
   Program Service Revenue $95,310
Total Primary Revenue $2,012,380
   Other Revenue $121
TOTAL REVENUE $2,012,501
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,610,278
   Administrative Expenses $306,466
   Fundraising Expenses $66,578
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,983,322
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $29,179
   
Net Assets $3,079,621

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,550 8.09% Carol Loftur-Thun Former Executive Director

Mission

My Sister's Place (MSP) seeks to end domestic violence and empower survivors to live healthy, independent lives free from violence.

For over 40 years, MSP has been an innovator in changing lives by providing DC's first hotline and first domestic violence shelter, and most recently, first Batterer Intervention group. As DC's oldest domestic violence shelter, we have served as a cornerstone of the District's response to this pressing public health issue since 1979, and our impact on DC's community remains as strong as ever.

MSP is unique in offering a full continuum of care from emergency shelter through transitional-to-permanent housing. Our experienced team of case managers and residential counselors provides clinical counseling, case management, and comprehensive services to empower survivors to recover and thrive. MSP also provides training, case consultation, and advocacy to engage communities to prevent violence and abuse. Our goal is to end domestic violence, and

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Charity Contact Info

My Sister's Place
1436 U Street, NW.
Suite 303
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 529-5261
fax: (202) 529-5984
EIN: 52-1263256

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Board Leadership

Mazen Yacoub
Board Chair

CEO

Mercedes Lemp
Executive Director