Doulos Ministries, Inc. dba Shelterwood

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Summary

Individualized Care for Struggling Teens. Shelterwood is a safe, faith-based community where we surround each teen with therapeutic excellence and unconditional love. Since 1980, we have successfully restored hundreds of families by helping their teens overcome behavioral and mental health conditions. We believe that every teen was created by God and has great value and purpose.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Shelterwood
3205 N Twyman Rd
Independence, MO 64058

Website: www.shelterwood.org

Phone: 877-871-0098

Email: info@shelterwood.org


Organization details

EIN: 237362463

CEO/President: Jim Marvine

Chairman: Al Smith

Board size: 6

Founder: Richard Beach

Year founded: 1974

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 08/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2015


Purpose

Being a teenager has never been easy. While each generation of teens face problems, cell phone and social media use has compounded issues for many of today's teens. From rising technological addiction to substance abuse to anxiety, depression and other issues, many teens are struggling. This also means many families are struggling to know how to support their kids - often leading to painful cycles of anger and frustration.

At Shelterwood, we love families. Since 1980, we have been committed to walking alongside teens and their families on the path to healing. The term "Shelterwood" describes a forestry technique in which older, stronger trees shelter and protect younger trees on the forest floor until they stand, grow and thrive on their own. In the same way, in our relational model, teens are surrounded by a community, including mentors, therapists, and teachers who provide a safe place for them to heal, grow and flourish.


Mission statement


Statement of faith

We believe that the call given to Christians by Jesus was to love God and love people (Matthew 22:37-40). There were no qualifiers to that command, so our staff is honored to love and serve the people who visit and live at Shelterwood. While there is some diversity in our collective understanding and practice of our faith in Jesus, we collectively agree on the following seven key principles and tenets of our faith:

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.
We believe there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
We believe in the deity and humanity of Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, in His present rule as Head of the Church and in His personal return in power and glory.
We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.
We believe in the resurrection of both the save and the lost, that they are saved unto the resurrection of life and they are lost unto the barrenness of damnation.
We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ, with equality across racial, gender, and class differences.

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating385 of 94023 of 59
Fund acquisition rating143 of 9427 of 59
Resource allocation rating256 of 94220 of 59
Asset utilization rating881 of 94051 of 59

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
10%1%15%9%1%4%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%1%3%3%0%1%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
77%63%22%31%63%20%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%1%2%1%1%1%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
23%37%78%69%37%80%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
81%87%87%92%93%93%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
95%67%147%176%51%106%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
76%58%128%163%47%100%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
5%33%-47%-76%49%-6%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
5%22%-20%-17%30%-3%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
12%12%11%6%6%6%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.860.450.540.380.300.29
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.725.93127.9825.1725.0629.74
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.752.6469.499.447.628.76
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
7.296.720.471.994.840.11
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.130.152.110.500.219.28
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.823.87-0.190.631.25-11.35
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
14%3%13%2%1%31%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
3%0%12%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
85%219%160%261%326%233%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$2,800,364$45,568$446,919$662,746$575,242
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$67,873$70,396$180,423$66,519$55,214
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,868,237$115,964$627,342$729,265$630,456
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$14,142,579$14,722,740$15,133,100$17,482,539$18,090,575
Other long-term assets$0$2,836$27,199$60,724$28,856
Total long-term assets$14,142,579$14,725,576$15,160,299$17,543,263$18,119,431
Total assets$17,010,816$14,841,540$15,787,641$18,272,528$18,749,887
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$298,380$168,071$164,375$63,144$49,388
Other current liabilities$128,217$76,276$151,137$87,430$5,802,786
Total current liabilities$426,597$244,347$315,512$150,574$5,852,174
Debt$4,552$1,716,552$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$8,000$14,498$12,650$13,120$15,335
Total long-term liabilities$12,552$1,731,050$12,650$13,120$15,335
Total liabilities$439,149$1,975,397$328,162$163,694$5,867,509
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$16,571,667$12,855,123$15,459,479$18,108,834$12,773,243
With donor restrictions$0$11,020$0$0$109,135
Net assets$16,571,667$12,866,143$15,459,479$18,108,834$12,882,378
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$7,132,760$1,199,510$1,029,770$6,910,349$1,017,180
Program service revenue$4,138,174$4,193,869$2,990,464$3,825,553$4,144,419
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$5,205$29($731,067)$527($8,344)
Other revenue$1,112$71,775$68,681$184,740$29,851
Total other revenue$4,144,491$4,265,673$2,328,078$4,010,820$4,165,926
Total revenue$11,277,251$5,465,183$3,357,848$10,921,169$5,183,106
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$6,553,384$6,972,513$5,458,456$5,161,256$5,160,819
Management and general$933,706$905,319$377,396$341,611$315,321
Fundraising$84,637$180,687$88,624$51,621$43,817
Total expenses$7,571,727$8,058,519$5,924,476$5,554,488$5,519,957
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$3,705,524($2,593,336)($2,566,628)$5,366,681($336,851)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$3,705,524($2,593,336)($2,566,628)$5,366,681($336,851)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Jim MarvinePresident/Ce$181,798
Fred L TimberlakeCFO$146,624
Melissa WinstonCOO$18,284
Josh HengesCdo$1,923

Compensation data as of: 8/31/2020


Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 9/24/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

OUR STORY BEGINS IN 1980...

...when our founder, Richard Beach, was mentoring college students in life, leadership and the teachings of Jesus through a ministry called Doulos. One of his board members had a teen daughter who was struggling. Desperate for help for his daughter, he asked Richard if she could come live with these young adults. Richard agreed. Through the mentoring and encouragement from the young adults at Doulos and some additional professional therapy, her life was transformed. Seeing his family restored, this father encouraged Richard to reach out to other families to continue provide help for teens through intentional mentoring relationships. These conversations laid the foundation for Shelterwood - a faith-based treatment center and boarding school for struggling teens.

BEGINNING WITH THE SUCCESS OF THAT FIRST FAMILY...

...and a strong conviction in the value and potential of every teen, we have developed multi-disciplinary approach rooted in a relational model. Today, Shelterwood has helped thousands of families. Exceptional academics and professional therapy, combined with mentoring and strong relationships, has resulted in a holistic, balanced residential treatment environment for struggling teens to heal and grow. We continue to live out Richard's legacy - to show each kid and family who comes to Shelterwood the unconditional love of Jesus.


Program accomplishments

Shelterwood is one of the few Faith-based Residential Treatment Centers to be awarded The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation - a designation achieved by less than 2,000 behavioral health facilities nationwide.

Shelterwood academics are accredited by Cognia, a nationally recognized accrediting body. In addition, we hold the distinguished designation as a NATSAP Gold Seal Recipient for Evidence-based Outcomes, further demonstrating Shelterwood's efficacy in producing reliable heart change to teenagers and restoration to families.


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