Animal related

Pets Are Wonderful Support-Los Angeles

Keeping people and pets together

aka PAWS/LA   |   Los Angeles, CA   |  www.pawsla.org

Mission

PAWS/LA is dedicated to keeping people and pets together. We assist low-income elderly and other individuals debilitated by a life-threatening illness care for their companion animals. To that end, we provide veterinary care, pet food & supplies, temporary foster care, grooming and volunteer assistance for homebound clients, including pet food delivery and dog walking.

PAWS/LA currently serves more than 1,200 people and 2,000+ animals in Los Angeles County, California.

Ruling year info

1996

Executive Director

Pamela Magette

Main address

2121 S Flower St

Los Angeles, CA 90007 USA

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EIN

95-4178092

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Other Services (D60)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Client Services Program

A comprehensive range of services to assist people and pets in need. Services provided include: client case management; housing rights advocacy; veterinary care, pet food & supplies; pet grooming; pet foster care; volunteer services for homebound clients.

Population(s) Served
People with HIV/AIDS
Aging, elderly, senior citizens
Budget
$1,300,000

Where we work

How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is the organization collecting feedback?

    We regularly collect feedback through: electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.).

  • How is the organization using feedback?

    We use feedback to: to identify and remedy poor client service experiences, to identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, to make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, to strengthen relationships with the people we serve.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    We share feedback with: our staff, our board.

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to: we don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Pets Are Wonderful Support-Los Angeles

Board of directors
as of 1/30/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jill Schuberth

Bernard Bierman

Nadia Sutton

Tomm Wells

Scott Mazer

Jill Schuberth

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Keywords

Animal care assistance; People Living with HIV/AIDS; Elderly; Housing Rights Advocacy