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Jersey Battered Women's Service

Helping those hurt by domestic abuse.

four stars

99.15

P.O. Box 1437 Morristown, NJ 07962
tel: (973) 267-7520   Web Site
EIN: 22-2170048

Board Leadership
Judy O'Hagan
Chair

CEO
Patricia Sly
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.15 four stars
  Financial 98.80 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1976, Jersey Battered Women's Service (JBWS) in Morris County, NJ is a full-service domestic violence and domestic abuse prevention agency with volunteer opportunities. The services include a 24-hour hotline; counseling; safe house; transitional living; children's services; life skills education; vocational counseling; batterer's intervention; legal assistance; teen dating violence services; professional training, education and youth prevention programs; and the Morris Family Justice Center. The mission of JBWS is the prevention of domestic violence through the protection and empowerment of the victim, the rehabilitation of family members, the advocacy for social reform to prevent partner violence, and the education of the public about domestic violence and its consequences.

Founded in 1976, Jersey Battered Women's Service (JBWS) in Morris County, NJ is a full-service domestic violence and domestic abuse prevention agency with volunteer opportunities. The services include a 24-hour hotline; counseling; safe house; transitional living; children's services; life skills education; vocational counseling; batterer's intervention; legal assistance; teen dating violence services; professional training, education and youth prevention programs; and the Morris Family Justice Center. The mission of JBWS is the prevention of domestic violence through the protection and empowerment of the victim, the rehabilitation of family members, the advocacy for social reform to prevent partner violence, and the education of the public about domestic violence and its consequences.

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Financial

four stars

98.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.37
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jersey Battered Women's Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jersey Battered Women's Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jersey Battered Women's Service (NJ) 99.15 four stars
Safe Place of the Permian Basin (TX) 85.76 three stars
The Shelter for Abused Women & Children (FL) 93.22 four stars
Houston Area Women's Center (TX) 94.12 four stars
InterAct (NC) 89.26 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,994,714
   Federated Campaigns $31,119
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $326,578
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,787,554
Total Contributions $4,139,965
   Program Service Revenue $93,185
Total Primary Revenue $4,233,150
   Other Revenue $335,563
TOTAL REVENUE $4,568,713
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,342,061
   Administrative Expenses $389,865
   Fundraising Expenses $141,673
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,873,599
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $695,114
   
Net Assets $10,178,379

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
Arbour House $827,422 24.8%
Simon House $623,584 18.7%
Counseling & Advocacy $557,798 16.7%

Ratings History
Jersey Battered Women's Service has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 99.15 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 95.99 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.85 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 91.71 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 88.53 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 84.25 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 86.35 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 86.55 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.88 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 85.84 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 89.07 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 86.09 three stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 88.64 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 91.64 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 93.63 four stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 93.52 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 22-2170048
Name in IRS Master File JERSEY BATTERED WOMENS SERVICE
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 (563) Marriage counseling
Foundation Status Hospital or medical research organization 170(b)(1)(A)(iii)
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, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$136,215 3.51% Patricia Sly Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jersey Battered Women's Service (NJ) 99.15 four stars
Middle Way House (IN) 86.44 three stars
My Sister's Place (DC) 92.33 four stars
Human Options (CA) 88.24 three stars
The Julian Center (IN) 89.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jersey Battered Women's Service
P.O. Box 1437
Morristown, NJ 07962
tel: (973) 267-7520
fax: (973) 605-5898
EIN: 22-2170048

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Board Leadership

Judy O'Hagan
Chair

CEO

Patricia Sly
President & CEO

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