Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House New Orleans

Opening doors for homeless and at- risk youth.

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four stars

97.82

611 North Rampart Street New Orleans, LA 70112
tel: (504) 584-1111   Web Site
EIN: 58-1669937

Board Leadership
Philip Claverie
Board Chair

CEO
James R. Kelly
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.82 four stars
  Financial 96.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Covenant House serves hundreds of runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth (ages 22 and under). Since 1987, we have provided over 20,000 kids with food, emergency shelter, clothing, medical attention, individual & family counseling, educational assistance, vocational & job training services, life skills, short & long term housing, and so much more. In the past four years, our average daily census has increased from 45 to over 150 kids per night.
"We who recognize God's providence and fidelity to His people are dedicated to living out His covenant among ourselves and those children we serve, with absolute respect and unconditional love."
As a private non- profit, we are dependent on charitable donations for 80% of our funding.

Covenant House serves hundreds of runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth (ages 22 and under). Since 1987, we have provided over 20,000 kids with food, emergency shelter, clothing, medical attention, individual & family counseling, educational assistance, vocational & job training services, life skills, short & long term housing, and so much more. In the past four years, our average daily census has increased from 45 to over 150 kids per night.
"We who recognize God's providence and fidelity to His people are dedicated to living out His covenant among ourselves and those children we serve, with absolute respect and unconditional love."
As a private non- profit, we are dependent on charitable donations for 80% of our funding.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of homeless youth and children who took refuge from the streets and abusive homes, receiving food, clothing, shelter, case management and counseling.
896
Percentage of youth and children in our 24/7 Emergency Crisis Center who were placed in safe, decent housing, including family reunification whenever possible.
74
Number of youth in our "Rights of Passage" transitional living program who received longer-term support, residing on-campus as they worked, saved, continued their education, and built life skills.
86
Number of residents and youth in the community who benefited from onsite adolescent and pediatric health services, provided in partnership with Tulane Medical School.
3,232
Number of participants who gain employment
281
Number of homeless youth enrolled in high school/GED programs
39
Number of homeless children enrolled in our Head Start Center operated by Catholic Charities
45
Number of youth provided with bus tickets across the country to reunite with family or relatives who were able to offer a stable and safe living environment.
157
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This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

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96.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.25
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House New Orleans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House New Orleans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,054,400
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $166,990
   Related Organizations $1,878,102
   Government Grants $1,203,508
Total Contributions $5,303,000
   Program Service Revenue $505,303
Total Primary Revenue $5,808,303
   Other Revenue $38,236
TOTAL REVENUE $5,846,539
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,659,681
   Administrative Expenses $679,171
   Fundraising Expenses $262,768
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,601,620
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $244,919
   
Net Assets $6,386,353

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Kevin Ryan President & CEO $253,084

Mission

Covenant House serves hundreds of runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth (ages 22 and under). Since 1987, we have provided over 20,000 kids with food, emergency shelter, clothing, medical attention, individual & family counseling, educational assistance, vocational & job training services, life skills, short & long term housing, and so much more. In the past four years, our average daily census has increased from 45 to over 150 kids per night.
"We who recognize God's providence and fidelity to His people are dedicated to living out His covenant among ourselves and those children we serve, with absolute respect and unconditional love."
As a private non- profit, we are dependent on charitable donations for 80% of our funding.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House New Orleans (LA) 97.82 four stars
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Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America (NY) 85.69 three stars
Covenant House Alaska (AK) 93.90 four stars
Bridge Over Troubled Waters (MA) 85.66 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House New Orleans
611 North Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
tel: (504) 584-1111
EIN: 58-1669937

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Board Leadership

Philip Claverie
Board Chair

CEO

James R. Kelly
Executive Director