Stability First Inc.

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Stability First is a non-profit organization established to address multiple issues associated with the alleviation of poverty. It deals with transitional housing as well as a circle of services geared toward assisting low income families in increasing their financial stability and self sufficiency.

At present there are three aspects to our work:

Foundations is an outreach program for men of all ages who are homeless or living in unstable circumstances. Volunteers provide spiritual mentoring, goal setting and accountability tools, assistance with stability planning and life coaching. We will soon be developing supportive housing that will reinforce these goals and work to establish men as stable leaders in their homes and communities.

The Lynay Community Resource Center is a multi-purpose facility housing a variety of services to bring stability into the lives of the under resourced. Current programming includes: bi-weekly high school equivalency exam prep classes offered by Central Nine, men's outreach coaching sessions, substance abuse recovery group meetings, and job & career exploration opportunities. Production facilities for the Maggie Bag project are also located here.

The Magdalene House is a shelter for single women, providing housing and supportive services for up to 16 women at a time. Our goal is to walk alongside women as they increase in accountability and gain the stability needed to live independently. The program is faith based and provides an individualized, goal oriented approach.

The Maggie Bag Project is a sustainability initiative that combines the efforts of Magdalene House residents with those of partners from near and far to produce beautiful handbags.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Stability First Inc.
PO Box 1452
Martinsville, IN 46151


Phone: 765-343-8030

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 474429844

CEO/President: Rick Miller

Chairman: Jamin Baxter

Board size: 11


Ruling year: 2017

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Stability First is a non-profit organization established to address multiple issues associated with the alleviation of poverty.

Mission statement

We provide housing, substance abuse recovery programing and support services, and many other resources geared toward assisting those with limited resources by increasing their financial stability and self-sufficiency.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating129 of 103323 of 161
Fund acquisition rating73 of 10357 of 161
Resource allocation rating105 of 103514 of 161
Asset utilization rating608 of 1033102 of 161

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$18,390$37,816$300$1,500$0
Short-term investments$1,209$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$303,014$89,589$31,263$12,110$73,021
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$473,896$488,878$488,878$471,177$486,002
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$473,896$488,878$488,878$471,177$486,002
Total assets$776,910$578,467$520,141$483,287$559,023
Payables and accrued expenses$6,442$5,293$3,880$6,622$7,358
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$6,442$5,293$3,880$6,622$7,358
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$30,000$0$0$0
Total liabilities$6,442$35,293$3,880$6,622$7,358
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$770,468$543,174$516,261$476,665$551,665
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$495,751$373,667$205,674$90,973$349,935
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$17$13$42$5$1
Other revenue$62,547$3,896$111,538$86,084$67,594
Total other revenue$62,564$3,909$111,580$86,089$67,595
Total revenue$558,315$377,576$317,254$177,062$417,530
Program services$313,726$350,870$238,395$220,290$86,905
Management and general$17,295$18,483$16,727$30,705$30,393
Total expenses$331,021$369,353$255,122$250,995$117,298
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$227,294$8,223$62,132($73,933)$300,232
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$227,294$8,223$62,132($73,933)$300,232


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We're looking for individuals, couples and families who would be willing to partner with Stability First to have a greater impact on the ministry, on our community and ultimately on the Kingdom of God. Stability Impact Partners are a group of people who have committed to regular monthly supprt of the ministry at any level. Reliable, predictable monthly support through recurring donations enable us to maintain and grow the ministry.