Frontline Response / Atlanta Dream Center Inc / Out of Darkness

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In the 21st century, far too many people are trapped in the darkness of sex trafficking and homelessness. Without a path toward freedom, many of these individuals will die without ever knowing they are loved. Frontline Response is on the frontlines every day, rescuing these individuals and preventing the most vulnerable in society, our children, from falling victim. When people are rescued out of sex trafficking and homelessness, they can begin to walk out God's purpose for their lives and become a beacon of light for others.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Frontline Response
2585 Gresham Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30316


Phone: 404-817-3502

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 721621579

CEO/President: Terry Tucker

Chairman: John Hull

Board size: 14


Ruling year: 2010

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2021


Purpose Statement: To be ambassadors for Jesus Christ, with God making His appeal through us for the world to be reconciled to Him.

Our Departments
Anti Sex Trafficking - For survivors of sexual exploitation, the path to restoration can be lengthy and difficult to navigate alone. We offer holistic and trauma-informed care to empower and give hope for the future.

Homelessness - We see beyond rough exteriors and circumstances. We know that everyone experiencing homelessness has a name, a story, and a bright future. We want to walk that journey with them.

Youth Prevention - There are many children who are hurting and surrounded by poverty, drug abuse, violence, and crime. Our creative solutions help break the cycle of hopelessness.

Mission statement

"We are on the frontlines every day rescuing individuals out of the darkness of sex trafficking and homelessness while preventing children and other vulnerable individuals from falling victim."

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating388 of 109119 of 43
Fund acquisition rating729 of 109432 of 43
Resource allocation rating471 of 109422 of 43
Asset utilization rating169 of 10917 of 43

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$51,546$122,091$73,894$32,766$7,330
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$811,463$760,017$405,204$169,831$157,358
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$363,481$418,982$393,290$55,928$59,405
Other long-term assets$0$374$476$0$0
Total long-term assets$363,481$419,356$393,766$55,928$59,405
Total assets$1,174,944$1,179,373$798,970$225,759$216,763
Payables and accrued expenses$5,311$24,164$44,257$107,986$65,125
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$5,311$24,164$44,257$107,986$65,125
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$28,057$155,611$41,886$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$241,375$438,201$102,422$94,300$0
Total liabilities$246,686$462,365$146,679$202,286$65,125
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$928,258$717,008$652,291$23,473$151,638
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$2,217,876$1,572,461$2,309,595$1,445,287$1,618,619
Program service revenue$1,286,510$1,047,598$346,762$335,243$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$579$201$39,793($11,664)$97,343
Other revenue$107,390$67,657$9,289$25,900$0
Total other revenue$1,394,479$1,115,456$395,844$349,479$97,343
Total revenue$3,612,355$2,687,917$2,705,439$1,794,766$1,715,962
Program services$2,774,525$2,104,390$1,505,944$1,406,957$955,051
Management and general$378,852$298,939$281,780$335,653$666,984
Total expenses$3,442,696$2,623,200$2,009,788$1,904,628$1,735,801
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$169,659$64,717$695,651($109,862)($19,839)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$169,659$64,717$695,651($109,862)($19,839)


Dan PalmerPresident$66,000
Jessica KellySecretary$31,500

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020

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Founded in 2003, Frontline Response began with a heart for the frontlines - always seeking to find a need and meet it. Since incorporating in 2010, Frontline Response has assisted nearly 1,500 victims out of sex trafficking and transitioned over 1,000 men, women, and children out of homelessness. In 2018, the organization added youth prevention to its mission and has provided prevention programming to more than 600 youth facing adversity in overlooked communities throughout Metro Atlanta.

Frontline Response has developed a prototype for outreach, rescue, and emergency safe housing in the fight against sex trafficking that is sought after nationally. The organization has provided training to law enforcement, fire departments, emergency rooms, and judges; helped lead anti-trafficking efforts around large events including the Super Bowl in numerous cities; and advocated for state legislative and policy changes that have seen Georgia rise from the grade of a "C" to having the 4th best laws in the nation, according to Shared Hope International. Frontline Response holds a Platinum Level ranking from GuideStar, the world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations, and serves under the leadership of an 15-member Board of Directors comprised of business leaders throughout greater Atlanta.

Program accomplishments