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HomeStart is a homeless assistance program based in Boston, MA that was founded in 1996. As of 2019 they had $10 million in revenue and $2.3 million in assets.

To end homlessness in greater boston by assisting individuals in obtaining permanent housing and settling into the community, and by developing strategies to address systemic barriers to housing placement. To end homelessness in Greater Boston by assi...

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Program areas at HomeStart

Housing stabilization and resource services to aid participants with integration into the community and maintain successful housing. Services include landlord mediation, money management, and supportive housing assistance. Approximately 375 clients served.

Homelessness prevention services utilize housing and stabilization knowledge, mediation techniques and money management services to aid participants in retaining their housing and avoid shelters.

Housing search services to aid participants in locating affordable permanent housing.

Form 990s for HomeStart

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-09Sep 29, 2020990View PDF
2018-09Oct 4, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Oct 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Dec 30, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for HomeStart

Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,160,989
Program services$467,768
Investment income and dividends$22
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-111,683
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$10,517,096

Vendors for HomeStart

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Capin Crouse LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-09-29
██████Fundraising software2019-09-30
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-09-30
██████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-09-30
██████ ███Software2019-09-30
███████ ████████ ███ ██████ ██Tax accounting2014-06-04

Personnel at HomeStart

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Lori CainChief Operating Officer-Dec. 2, 2017
Casey CooperChief Financial Officer / Controller$96,917Sept. 30, 2019
█████ ████████Chief Program Officer-Dec. 2, 2017
███████ █████████President and Executive Director$133,309March 5, 2020
██████ ███████Housing First Director-Dec. 2, 2017
███ ████████It Manager-Dec. 4, 2017
████ ███████Chair$0Sept. 29, 2020
████████ ███████Clerk$0Sept. 30, 2019
███████ ████Treasurer$0Sept. 30, 2019
█████ ██████Board Chair$0Aug. 6, 2019
...and seven more key personnel

Peer homelessness prevention organizations

1Southeast Family Services (SFS)501(c)(3)$8.6 millionNew Bedford, MA
2Emmaus501(c)(3)$7.9 millionHaverhill, MA
3All Treatment501(c)(3)$7.6 millionJamaica Plain, MA
4Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)501(c)(3)$43 millionNew York, NY
5LA Family Housing Corp501(c)(3)$48 millionNorth Hollywood, CA
6Somerville Homeless Coalition (SHC)501(c)(3)$3.4 millionSomerville, MA
7Project Hope / Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Services of Ma Inc501(c)(3)$4.8 millionRoxbury, MA
8Plymouth Housing Group and Subsidiaries501(c)(3)$33 millionSeattle, WA
9PATH Ventures (PATH)501(c)(3)$5.4 millionLos Angeles, CA
10Echo Housing Corporation501(c)(3)$2.7 millionEvansville, IN
11Commonwealth Land Trust (CLT)501(c)(3)$3.7 millionRoxbury, MA
12Caritas Communities501(c)(3)$4.2 millionBraintree, MA
13North Shore Community Action Programs (NSCAP)501(c)(3)$9.9 millionPeabody, MA
14Single Room Housing Assistance Corporation501(c)(3)$3.6 millionChicago, IL
15Hands on Hartford501(c)(3)$2.9 millionHartford, CT
16Alameda Point Collaborative (APC)501(c)(3)$4.1 millionAlameda, CA
17New Moms501(c)(3)$5.2 millionChicago, IL
18Samaritan Inn501(c)(3)$6.5 millionMckinney, TX
19Caritas of Austin501(c)(3)$10 millionAustin, TX
20Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida501(c)(3)$5.8 millionOrlando, FL
21Changing Homelessness501(c)(3)$6.4 millionJacksonville, FL
22Help of Southern Nevada501(c)(3)$13 millionLas Vegas, NV
23Century Villages at Cabrillo (CVC)501(c)(3)$4.0 millionCulver City, CA
24Lutheran Social Services of Northern California (LSS)501(c)(3)$11 millionConcord, CA
25The Partnership for The Homeless501(c)(3)$2.7 millionNew York, NY