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The Women's Center, Wisconsin

Provide safety, shelter & support to empower all impacted by domestic abuse, sexual violence, child abuse & trafficking

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three stars

86.26

505 North East Avenue Waukesha, WI 53186
tel: (262) 547-4600   Web Site
EIN: 39-1269698

Board Leadership
Julia Kellogg
President

CEO
Angela Mancuso
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.26 three stars
  Financial 80.58 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1977, the mission of The Women's Center is to provide safety, shelter, and support to empower all impacted by domestic abuse, sexual violence, child abuse, and trafficking. As the only agency of our kind in Waukesha County (spanning 580 square miles), we provide a range of life-saving and life-changing programs and services that heal and empower adults and children on their paths to build a future without violence. All of our services are offered confidentially and at no cost to survivors from all socio-economic levels. They include: emergency shelter and 24-Hour Hotline; legal advocacy; family counseling; domestic violence, sexual assault, and abuse counseling; support groups for adults and children; substance abuse and mental health support; transitional living; community education and violence prevention; employment counseling and life-skills development; translation/interpretation in any language; and free on-site childcare for clients utilizing any of these services.

Founded in 1977, the mission of The Women's Center is to provide safety, shelter, and support to empower all impacted by domestic abuse, sexual violence, child abuse, and trafficking. As the only agency of our kind in Waukesha County (spanning 580 square miles), we provide a range of life-saving and life-changing programs and services that heal and empower adults and children on their paths to build a future without violence. All of our services are offered confidentially and at no cost to survivors from all socio-economic levels. They include: emergency shelter and 24-Hour Hotline; legal advocacy; family counseling; domestic violence, sexual assault, and abuse counseling; support groups for adults and children; substance abuse and mental health support; transitional living; community education and violence prevention; employment counseling and life-skills development; translation/interpretation in any language; and free on-site childcare for clients utilizing any of these services.

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Financial

three stars

80.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
78.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.93
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Women's Center, Wisconsin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Women's Center, Wisconsin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Women's Center, Wisconsin (WI) 86.26 three stars
La Casa de las Madres (CA) 94.38 four stars
Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County (CA) 89.51 three stars
Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County (PA) 85.18 three stars
Laurel House (PA) 90.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,098,651
   Federated Campaigns $287,519
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $248,658
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $934,675
Total Contributions $2,569,503
   Program Service Revenue $94,711
Total Primary Revenue $2,664,214
   Other Revenue $51,412
TOTAL REVENUE $2,715,626
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,702,594
   Administrative Expenses $139,149
   Fundraising Expenses $320,365
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,162,108
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $553,518
   
Net Assets $4,380,675

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
Shelter $1,075,591 63.2%
Counseling $203,769 12.0%
Transitional Living $198,857 11.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 08/01/2019 86.26 three stars
2017-12 09/01/2018 86.46 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 89.35 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 91.90 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.99 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 85.66 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 84.42 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 85.23 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 84.62 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 39-1269698
Name in IRS Master File THE WOMENS CENTER INC
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(568) Vocational counseling
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 Intermediate - the organization is an intermediate organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations (such as a state headquarters of a national organization).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1977
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,000 4.85% Angela Mancuso Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Women's Center, Wisconsin (WI) 86.26 three stars
The Spring of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.98 four stars
Rose Brooks Center (MO) 91.27 four stars
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence (AZ) 96.42 four stars
Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County (CA) 89.51 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Women's Center, Wisconsin
505 North East Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186
tel: (262) 547-4600
fax: (262) 522-3882
TTY: (888) 542-3828
EIN: 39-1269698

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Board Leadership

Julia Kellogg
President

CEO

Angela Mancuso
Executive Director

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