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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,289 6.83% Karen Kirk Executive Director

Mission

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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lydia's House (MO) 93.00 four stars
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (WA) 89.94 three stars
Harmony House (MO) 89.37 three stars
Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violence (MI) 91.33 four stars
The Julian Center (IN) 93.21 four 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