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Human Services : Social Services

Lydia's House

A place of healing, a voice of hope for abused women and their children

four stars

93.00

P.O. Box 2722 St. Louis, MO 63116
tel: (314) 771-4411   Web Site
EIN: 43-1699278

Board Leadership
Janice Forsyth
President

CEO
Karen Kirk
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.00 four stars
  Financial 94.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lydia's House works in faith to end domestic violence, by being a place of healing and a voice of hope for abused women and their children. Lydia's House fulfills this mission by: providing safe, affordable transitional housing in a confidential location for a maximum of two years; assisting women and their children to create and implement long term individual life-goal plans which include education, training, employment, and safe housing; facilitating access to information and referrals to community resources; and creating awareness about domestic violence through a speakers' bureau and an outreach educational ministry.

Lydia's House works in faith to end domestic violence, by being a place of healing and a voice of hope for abused women and their children. Lydia's House fulfills this mission by: providing safe, affordable transitional housing in a confidential location for a maximum of two years; assisting women and their children to create and implement long term individual life-goal plans which include education, training, employment, and safe housing; facilitating access to information and referrals to community resources; and creating awareness about domestic violence through a speakers' bureau and an outreach educational ministry.

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Financial

four stars

94.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.12
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lydia's House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lydia's House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lydia's House (MO) 93.00 four stars
Safe Connections (MO) 89.27 three stars
La Casa de las Madres (CA) 94.38 four stars
Jersey Battered Women's Service (NJ) 98.33 four stars
Hope House (MO) 89.80 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $753,472
   Federated Campaigns $2,378
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $156,996
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $716,745
Total Contributions $1,629,591
   Program Service Revenue $37,055
Total Primary Revenue $1,666,646
   Other Revenue $45,760
TOTAL REVENUE $1,712,406
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,248,646
   Administrative Expenses $70,212
   Fundraising Expenses $193,204
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,512,062
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $200,344
   
Net Assets $4,249,058

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Lydia's House has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 93.00 four stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 94.18 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 88.37 three stars
2015-09 02/01/2017 83.26 three stars
2014-09 07/01/2016 84.91 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 83.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 77.90 two stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 80.61 three stars
2012-09 04/01/2014 80.29 three stars
2011-09 05/01/2013 79.57 two stars
2011-09 08/01/2012 77.47 two stars
2010-09 05/01/2012 82.22 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 80.14 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 88.13 three stars
2008-09 03/01/2010 85.30 three stars
2007-09 12/17/2008 83.54 three stars
2006-09 12/01/2007 91.20 four stars
2005-09 12/01/2006 88.22 three stars
2004-09 11/01/2005 90.33 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 43-1699278
Name in IRS Master File LYDIAS HOUSE INC
NTEE Code L80
NTEE Classification Housing Support Services -- Other
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(380) Low-income housing
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, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,289 6.83% Karen Kirk Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lydia's House (MO) 93.00 four stars
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence (CA) 90.08 four stars
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (PA) 86.76 three stars
Domestic Violence Project (OH) 86.79 three stars
The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation (NY) 88.04 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lydia's House
P.O. Box 2722
St. Louis, MO 63116
tel: (314) 771-4411
fax: (314) 450-4910
EIN: 43-1699278

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Board Leadership

Janice Forsyth
President

CEO

Karen Kirk
Executive Director

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