Dartmouth, NS B2Y 3Y5
Executive Director: Heather Byrne
Board Co-Chair: Theresa Hawkesworth
Charitable Reg. #: 11929 8693 RR0001
Grade: B-The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #8
Avg. Compensation $48,318
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Alice House:
Founded in 1983, Alice House, formerly Alice Housing, gives women and their children safe housing, counselling, and support services. They offer these services to women leaving abusive relationships. Alice House has four main programs: Safe Housing, Counselling and Programs for Women, Counselling and Programs for Children and Youth, and Education and Prevention.
Alice House's Safe Housing program made up 40% of total program spending in F2018. The charity operates 18 housing units across Halifax. They rent these units to women at 60% below market rate. In 2017-2018, Alice House gave 30 families safe housing, advocated for housing 224 times, and gave food support 762 times.
Alice House's Counselling and Programs for Women and Children each accounted for 20% of total program spending in F2018. The programs focus on helping women and children respectively recover from the trauma of domestic violence. In F2018, Alice House reached 66 women and 981 children.
Alice House's Education and Prevention program made up the final 20% of total program spending in F2018. The charity gives presentations to youth teaching what a healthy relationship is. In F2018, it gave 36 presentations.
Results and Impact:
Alice House reports that in F2018, 100% of women that lived at Alice House did not return to their abusive partner.
Alice House is a small charity, with total donations of $390k in F2018. Administrative costs are 8% of revenues (excluding investment income) and fundraising costs are 10% of donations. For every dollar donated, $0.83 goes to the cause. This is within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. Funding reserves of $444k can cover almost 10 months of annual program costs.
This charity report is an update that has been sent to Alice House for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on May 17, 2019 by Lauren Chin.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||7.5%||9.1%||6.8%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||9.5%||2.7%||8.8%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||81.7%||67.1%||72.1%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Fees for service||105,478||107,249||110,564|
|Cash flow from operations||76,029||56,525||96,940|