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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Cocoon House

Because every child needs a home

90.04

3530 Colby Avenue Everett, WA 98201
tel: (425) 259-5802   Web Site
EIN: 91-1497667

Board Leadership
LeAnne Harrington
Board Chair

CEO
Joe Alonzo Cassie Franklin Key Staff Cassie Franklin
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.04
  Financial 86.24
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1991, Cocoon House has been Snohomish County's only resource exclusively serving homeless and at-risk youth ages 13-17. We believe that every child deserves a home and the opportunity to achieve his or her fullest potential. Cocoon House provides youth housing and other critical community based services to youth, caregivers, families and the community. After sixteen years of service, Cocoon House has grown into an all-encompassing, continuum of services that strengthens families while helping teens to reclaim their youth and discover their values, strengths and talents. This enables them to face the future with stability, dignity and purpose. Our services include emergency shelter, long-term transitional housing, case management, advocacy, and prevention.

Since 1991, Cocoon House has been Snohomish County's only resource exclusively serving homeless and at-risk youth ages 13-17. We believe that every child deserves a home and the opportunity to achieve his or her fullest potential. Cocoon House provides youth housing and other critical community based services to youth, caregivers, families and the community. After sixteen years of service, Cocoon House has grown into an all-encompassing, continuum of services that strengthens families while helping teens to reclaim their youth and discover their values, strengths and talents. This enables them to face the future with stability, dignity and purpose. Our services include emergency shelter, long-term transitional housing, case management, advocacy, and prevention.

Impact & Results Score

Score
75/100
Program Name: Everett Central Shelter, Monroe East Shelter and HOPE Shelter
Program Name: Everett Central Shelter, Monroe East Shelter and HOPE 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
Cocoon House provides people experiencing homelessness with a temporary place to stay.
Impact Statement
$160 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 Cocoon House.
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

86.24

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.42
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 62.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cocoon House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cocoon House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cocoon House (WA) 90.04
Our Little Haven (MO) 90.52
YouthCare (WA) 93.68
High Plains Children's Home and Family Services, Inc. (TX) 92.69
Southeastern Children's Home (SC) 91.82

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,882,155
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $320,724
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,921,012
Total Contributions $5,123,891
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,123,891
   Other Revenue $169,209
TOTAL REVENUE $5,293,100
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,895,278
   Administrative Expenses $659,346
   Fundraising Expenses $487,498
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,042,122
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $250,978
   
Net Assets $7,099,955

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
Housing Services: Emergency Shelter $2,326,734 59.7%
Street Outreach $1,089,467 28.0%
Prevention Services $479,077 12.3%

Ratings History
Cocoon House has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 90.04
2018-06 02/01/2020 91.16
2017-06 08/01/2018 87.51
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.63
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.28
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.83
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.65
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 87.67
2013-06 05/01/2014 91.74
2012-06 09/01/2013 92.41
2011-06 11/06/2012 88.88
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.89
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 98.10
2008-06 11/01/2009 94.23
2007-06 10/01/2008 94.28
2006-06 06/01/2007 88.54
2005-06 11/01/2006 88.95
2004-06 08/01/2005 89.61

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

EIN 91-1497667
Name in IRS Master File COCOON HOUSE
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 October, 1994
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
$97,972 1.94% Joseph Alonzo Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cocoon House (WA) 90.04
Hope Children's Home (FL) 98.23
City House (TX) 90.62
Wears Valley Ranch (TN) 95.87
Epworth Children's Home (SC) 96.98

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Charity Contact Info

Cocoon House
3530 Colby Avenue
Everett, WA 98201
tel: (425) 259-5802
fax: (425) 317-9632
EIN: 91-1497667

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Board Leadership

LeAnne Harrington
Board Chair

CEO

Joe Alonzo Cassie Franklin Key Staff Cassie Franklin
CEO

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