Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services
Toronto, ON M5A 3J7
CEO: Mercedes Watson
Board Chair: Rob Bolger
Charitable Reg. #: 11888 6308 RR0001
Grade: BThe 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 #119
Avg. Compensation $58,814
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services:
Incorporated in 1929, Dixon Hall is a neighbourhood services charity that works to help poor and isolated people in Toronto. Dixon Hall has five main programs: Housing & Homelessness, Seniors, Employment, Neighbourhood, and Community Development.
In F2018, Dixon Hall’s Housing & Homelessness program made up 43% of total program spending. Dixon Hall has two homeless shelters and runs an Out of the Cold program. In F2018, Dixon Hall’s two shelters served a total of 138,663 meals and provided 46,221 bed nights. Through its Out of the Cold program, Dixon Hall provided 13,009 overnight stays in F2018.
In F2018, Dixon Hall’s Seniors program made up 29% of total program spending. The charity offers subsidized services like Community Transportation, Telephone Reassurance, Meals on Wheels and others. In F2018, through its Community Transportation program, Dixon Hall provided 16,085 one-way rides for seniors going to appointments in F2018. It also made 1,996 check calls in F2018 through the Telephone Reassurance program. In F2018, Meals on Wheels delivered 74,962 meals to 427 seniors.
In F2018, Dixon Hall’s Employment program made up 14% of total program spending. This program works to improve the 17.7% unemployment rate in Regent Park. In F2018, Dixon Hall helped 252 job seekers find employment. Additionally, 36 people entered training programs to upgrade their skills. In F2018, 26 youth aged 15-29 graduated from Dixon Hall’s Incubator program.
Results and Impact:
In F2018, Dixon Hall’s Client Intervention Workers helped 52 chronically homeless people find housing. While Ci highlights these key results, they may not be a complete representation of Dixon Hall’s results and impact.
Dixon Hall is a medium-sized charity, with total donations of $2.8m in F2018. It also received $8.4m in government funding in F2018. Administrative costs are 10% of revenues (excluding investment income) and fundraising costs are 17% of donations. For every dollar donated, $0.73 goes to the cause. This is within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. Funding reserves of $2.5m can cover three months of annual program costs.
This charity report is an update that has been sent to Dixon Hall for review. Comments and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on May 22, 2019 by Lauren Chin.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||10.1%||0.8%||1.8%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||17.1%||17.0%||18.4%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||25.0%||17.1%||7.6%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Fees for service||638||848||566|
|Cash flow from operations||593||1,071||528|