Rochelle Center
1020 Southside Court
Nashville TN 37203
Mission Statement
To offer meaningful opportunities to adults with disabilities and their families.  
 
We promise to:
  • Deliver excellent services to you with the highest levels of professional integrity
  • Treat you with dignity and respect
  • Provide rich opportunities for your personal growth
  • Support the needs of your families
  • Respect your diversity and differences
  • Advocate for our inclusion in the community
  • Encourage you to make choices
  • Listen to you and all who contribute to helping achieve your goals. 
  • Help you enjoy the rights and privileges due to you as part of your individual freedom
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Ms. Debbie Chadwick
Board Chair Mrs. Roxanne Coats-McDonald
Board Chair Company Affiliation Crown Ford
History & Background
Year of Incorporation 1972
Organization's type of tax exempt status 501-C3
Financial Summary
Graph: Expense Breakdown Graph - All Years
 
 
Projected Expenses $3,503,672.00
Projected Annual Revenue $3,517,682.00 (2018)
Statements
Mission
To offer meaningful opportunities to adults with disabilities and their families.  
 
We promise to:
  • Deliver excellent services to you with the highest levels of professional integrity
  • Treat you with dignity and respect
  • Provide rich opportunities for your personal growth
  • Support the needs of your families
  • Respect your diversity and differences
  • Advocate for our inclusion in the community
  • Encourage you to make choices
  • Listen to you and all who contribute to helping achieve your goals. 
  • Help you enjoy the rights and privileges due to you as part of your individual freedom
Background
In 1968, long time area educator W.R. Rochelle, began the foundation for a nonprofit agency located in the heart of Nashville to offer supports for adults with developmental disabilities.  These supports would enhance the skills necessary for these individuals to become as independent as possible as members of our communities.  Today's Rochelle Center continues that Mission.  The on-campus day programs are now only a part of the services provided by the Center.  Families and caregivers are comforted knowing that their loved ones are well cared for and engaged in a productive, active and safe supportive environment.  Our programs currently include:
 
Pre-vocational & Employment:  Assist clients to focus on the development of individual and specific skills that will support them in pursuing and achieving employment.
 
Community Day Progra: This unique program provides meaningful day programming through a modified Adult Day Care for those who are developmentally disabled.  The patient and caring atmosphere encourages choice and self-determination, while offering a variety of individualized activities of interest and opportunities for social interaction.  Community integration is a main focus with day trips to area museums and volunteer opportunities.  Individuals thrive in this atmosphere while enjoying activities, social interaction, community outings and special celebrations.
 
Community Supported Living: Currently Rochelle Center provides Community Supported Living opportunities in nine residences in the Nashville area.  With the assistance of Companions individuals served develop skills of daily living and independence, while being active members of our community. 
 
Impact
Accomplishments:  1.  Renovation of the production center - the production center is more efficient and producing at a higher rate. 2. Introduced a music therapy program for clients. 3.  Placed 6 clients in community employment.
Goals:  1.  Adapting to the new Federal guidelines for employment and community inclusion for our clients.  2.  Obtaining funding to purchase vans to meet new Federal guidelines.  3. Secure other revenue generating programs.  
 
Other ways to donate, support, or volunteer
Mail donations to:
Rochelle Center
Development Department
1020 Southside Court
Nashville, TN  37203  
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Human Services / Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers
Secondary Organization Category Employment / Employment Preparation & Procurement
Tertiary Organization Category Housing, Shelter /
Areas of Service
Areas Served
TN - Davidson
TN - Williamson
Programs
Description Allows clients to experience all aspects of community living through cultural outings, social enrichment opportunities and volunteer activities. 
Budget 549814
Category Human Services, General/Other
Population Served Elderly and/or Disabled, ,
Description Companion based supported living opportunity for individuals to live in the community.
Budget 1855432
Category Housing, General/Other
Population Served Elderly and/or Disabled, ,
Description Assist clients to focus on the development of individual and specific skills that will support them in pursuing and achieving employment.  
Budget 89897
Category Employment, General/Other
Population Served Elderly and/or Disabled, ,
Board Chair
Board Chair Mrs. Roxanne Coats-McDonald
Company Affiliation Crown Ford
Term July 2014 to July 2017
Email carlady131313@yahoo.com
Board Members
NameAffiliationStatus
Mrs. Karen Blanchard Community VolunteerVoting
Mr. James Bradshaw, III Attorney Wyatt Tarrant and CombsVoting
Mrs. Roxanne Coats McDonald Crown Ford Vice PresidentVoting
Mrs. Andrea Farr Nashville GeekVoting
Mr. Joe Fisher Vanderbilt UniversityVoting
Mr. Benjamin Goldberg Strategic HospitalityVoting
Mrs. Beverly Hanselman Community VolunteerVoting
Ms. Mary Ann Hea Metropolitan Nashville CourtVoting
Mr. Steven Murff Voting
Mr. Kevin Taylor HCAVoting
Mr William Torrence Retired, Community VolunteerVoting
Mr. Tom Tribke RetiredVoting
Mrs. Eleanor Willis Friends of Warner ParkVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 2
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 12
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 7
Female 6
Unspecified 0
Governance
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 3
Does the organization have written Board Selection Criteria? Yes
Does the organization have a written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 6
Standing Committees
Executive
Nominating
Risk Management Provisions
Accident & Injury Coverage
Automobile Insurance
Boiler & Machinery
Commercial General Liability
Crime Coverage
Directors & Officers Policy
Disability Insurance
Employment Practices Liability
General Property Coverage
Improper Sexual Conduct/Sexual Abuse
Medical Health Insurance
Professional Liability
Special Event Liability
Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Workers Compensation & Employers' Liability
Additional Board Members
NameAffiliation
Dr. Bill Canak
Mr. Bill Farmer
Judge Mark Fishburn
Mr. Howard Gentry
Sheriff Daron Hall
Senator Thelma Harper
Ms. Valerie Levay
Mr. Troy Marden Nashville Public Television's Volunteer Gardner
Mrs. Theresa Menefee
Ms. Regina Newson
Mr. Avi Poster
Executive Director/CEO
Executive Director Ms. Debbie Chadwick
Term Start Aug 2009
Email debbiec@rochellecenter.org
Former CEOs
NameTerm
Mr. Harry Gramann Jan 1975 - June 1999
Mr. Paul Medlin June 1999 - Aug 2009
Staff
Full Time Staff 22
Part Time Staff 83
Volunteers 0
Contractors 0
Retention Rate 88%
Plans & Policies
Does the organization have a documented Fundraising Plan? Yes
Does the organization have an approved Strategic Plan? Yes
Number of years Strategic Plan Considers 3
When was Strategic Plan adopted? Dec 2013
In case of a change in leadership, is a Management Succession plan in place? No
Does the organization have a Policies and Procedures Plan? Yes
Does the organization have a Nondiscrimination Policy? Yes
Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Commmunity PartnerVanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development2005
Senior Staff
Title Director of Development & Community Relations
Experience/Biography
Title Director of Administrative Services
Experience/Biography
Title Director of Finance
Experience/Biography
 
 
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start July 01 2017
Fiscal Year End June 30 2018
Projected Revenue $3,517,682.00
Projected Expenses $3,503,672.00
Endowment Spending Policy N/A
Endowment Spending Percentage (if selected) 0%
Detailed Financials
Revenue and ExpensesHelpFinancial data for prior years is entered by foundation staff based on the documents submitted by nonprofit organizations.Foundation staff members enter this information to assure consistency in the presentation of financial data across all organizations.
Fiscal Year201620152014
Total Revenue$4,068,981$3,640,396$3,620,369
Total Expenses$3,633,819$3,405,543$3,604,974
Revenue Less Expenses$435,162$234,853$15,395
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201620152014
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$0$0$0
Government Contributions$3,116,919$2,807,452$2,821,294
Federal$0$0$0
State$0$0$0
Local$0$0$0
Unspecified$3,116,919$2,807,452$2,821,294
Individual Contributions$126,034$281,993$114,242
$0$0$0
$720,839$472,335$466,701
Investment Income, Net of Losses$1,660$191$1,651
Membership Dues$0$0$0
Special Events$102,689$77,383$184,471
Revenue In-Kind$0$0$0
Other$840$1,042$32,010
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201620152014
Program Expense$3,259,338$2,985,824$3,177,564
Administration Expense$298,412$349,793$360,039
Fundraising Expense$76,069$69,926$67,371
Payments to Affiliates$0$0$0
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.121.071.00
Program Expense/Total Expenses90%88%88%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue2%2%2%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201620152014
Total Assets$2,810,692$2,520,965$2,534,269
Current Assets$1,396,656$1,157,754$1,211,333
Long-Term Liabilities$507,878$254,168$335,081
Current Liabilities$240,588$256,733$423,977
Total Net Assets$2,062,226$2,010,064$1,775,211
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities5.814.512.86
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets18%10%13%
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201620152014
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountGovernment Grants $3,116,919Government Grants $2,807,452Government Grants and Contributions $2,821,294
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountProgram Revenue $720,839Program Revenue $472,335Earned Revenue $466,701
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountContributions, Gifts and Grants $126,034Contributions, Gifts & Grants $281,993Fundraising Events $184,471
IRS Letter of Exemption
Capital Campaign
Is the organization currently conducting a Capital Campaign for an endowment or the purchase of a major asset? No
Capital Campaign Goal $0.00
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No
State Charitable Solicitations Permit
TN Charitable Solicitations Registration Yes - Expires Dec 2017
Solicitations Permit
2017 Solicitation permit
GivingMatters.com Financial Comments
**The agency's endowment is housed at The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.  
 
Financial figures are taken from the 990.
Financial documents prepared by Patterson, Hardee & Ballentine, PC.
Comments provided by Kathryn Bennett 3/17/17.
Nonprofit Rochelle Center
Address 1020 Southside Court
Nashville, TN 37203
Primary Phone (615) 254-0673
CEO/Executive Director Ms. Debbie Chadwick
Board Chair Mrs. Roxanne Coats-McDonald
Board Chair Company Affiliation Crown Ford
Year of Incorporation 1972

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