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Human Services : Social Services

St. Joseph Center

Planting hope, Growing lives

four stars

91.58

204 Hampton Drive Venice, CA 90291
tel: (310) 396-6468   Web Site
EIN: 95-3874381

Board Leadership
Kevin McCardle
Board Chair

CEO
Va Lecia Adams Kellum
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.58 four stars
  Financial 88.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

St. Joseph Center's mission to provide working poor families, as well as homeless men, women, and children of all ages with the inner resources and tools to become productive, stable and self-supporting members of the community.

Founded in 1976 by two Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in a small storefront on Rose Avenue in Venice, California, St. Joseph Center, has evolved into a multi-faceted social service agency that serves more than 6,500 low-income as well as homeless men, women, and children annually on Los Angeles' Westside and in the communities of South LA.

The Center programs and services are multi-faceted, strategically integrated, target a broad range of client populations, and are founded upon intensive, individualized care. Areas of focus include Outreach & Engagement, Housing, Mental Health, and Education & Vocational Training.

St. Joseph Center's mission to provide working poor families, as well as homeless men, women, and children of all ages with the inner resources and tools to become productive, stable and self-supporting members of the community.

Founded in 1976 by two Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in a small storefront on Rose Avenue in Venice, California, St. Joseph Center, has evolved into a multi-faceted social service agency that serves more than 6,500 low-income as well as homeless men, women, and children annually on Los Angeles' Westside and in the communities of South LA.

The Center programs and services are multi-faceted, strategically integrated, target a broad range of client populations, and are founded upon intensive, individualized care. Areas of focus include Outreach & Engagement, Housing, Mental Health, and Education & Vocational Training.

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Financial

three stars

88.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth 12.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Joseph Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Joseph Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
St. Joseph Center (CA) 91.58 four stars
Homeless Prenatal Program (CA) 92.19 four stars
Father Fred Foundation (MI) 91.44 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County (CA) 85.39 three stars
Tipping Point Community (CA) 91.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,064,451
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $509,669
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,845,649
Total Contributions $15,419,769
   Program Service Revenue $596,634
Total Primary Revenue $16,016,403
   Other Revenue $123,094
TOTAL REVENUE $16,139,497
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,284,676
   Administrative Expenses $2,947,592
   Fundraising Expenses $521,472
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,753,740
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $385,757
   
Net Assets $12,067,171

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
Chronic Homeless Initiatives $4,213,124 34.3%
Mental Health $3,850,884 31.3%
Outreach & Education $2,124,387 17.3%

Ratings History
St. Joseph Center has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 91.58 four stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 95.75 four stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 95.99 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 93.63 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.89 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 97.03 four stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.61 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 95.63 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 86.13 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 92.83 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 96.83 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.09 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 02/01/2011 88.34 three stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 86.19 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 85.91 three stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 85.25 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 76.18 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 82.30 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 95-3874381
Name in IRS Master File ST JOSEPH CENTER
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing activities
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 October, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$213,641 1.35% Va Lecia Adams Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

St. Joseph Center
204 Hampton Drive
Venice, CA 90291
tel: (310) 396-6468
fax: (310) 392-8402
EIN: 95-3874381

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Board Leadership

Kevin McCardle
Board Chair

CEO

Va Lecia Adams Kellum
Executive Director

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