Tony Rice Center, Inc.
1300 Railroad Avenue
Shelbyville TN 37160
Built in 2006, Tony Rice Center's Phase 2 offers state of the art in convenience.
Opening in 1990, Tony Rice Center has provided treatment services for over 3000 individuals
Mission Statement
The Tony Rice Center recognizes that substance abuse disorders sometimes co-occur with mental health disorders, so it is with this knowledge that the Tony Rice Center endeavors to improve the quality of life for all people with co-occurring disorders in Region V of Middle Tennessee. The Tony Rice Center strives to improve these areas by implementing and promoting an advanced treatment strategy that addresses both disorders and also by assuring access to all community-wide behavioral health services.
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Cody Lee Harris
Board Chair Dr. Howard Rupard
Board Chair Company Affiliation
History & Background
Year of Incorporation 1990
Organization's type of tax exempt status 501-C3
Financial Summary
 
 
Projected Expenses $854,474.00
Projected Annual Revenue $854,474.00 (2017)
Statements
Mission The Tony Rice Center recognizes that substance abuse disorders sometimes co-occur with mental health disorders, so it is with this knowledge that the Tony Rice Center endeavors to improve the quality of life for all people with co-occurring disorders in Region V of Middle Tennessee. The Tony Rice Center strives to improve these areas by implementing and promoting an advanced treatment strategy that addresses both disorders and also by assuring access to all community-wide behavioral health services.
Background Step Twelve from the program of Alcoholics Anonymous suggests that we “carry the message” to still suffering alcoholics. It was a message that our founder, Tommy Chastain took to heart as he himself sought treatment for alcoholism at a place called the Fellowship House, a halfway house located in Anniston Alabama in 1985. His aspirations to help others bore fruit on July 1, 1990 with the opening of the Tony Rice Center, aptly named in honor of yet another sober alcoholic who had started the very first AA group in Shelbyville. Tommy returned to Alabama and hired a familiar face to be the center’s first counselor. Mr. Jim Hawkins had instilled in him a simple, yet no-nonsense approach to getting sober and taught recovery skills taken directly from the pages of the Alcoholics Anonymous basic text. The recovery principles described in this book have been the cornerstone for treatment of addiction and the associated patterns of behavior since their inception in 1939, when the book was written. Together, Tommy and Mr. Hawkins developed a formidable alliance in their steadfast belief that anyone could recover from addiction as long as they were honest with themselves and willing to put forth the effort required to do so. Statistical data gathered by the University of Memphis continually indicates that our simple, yet structured approach to the treatment of addiction is highly successful. At it’s origin, the Tony Rice Center originally housed twelve clients, and as the legacy these men left behind continues to grow, we have continued to provide treatment and recovery services to date, for more than 2000 individuals seeking assistance in their struggles with addiction.
Impact Tony Rice Center has made tremendous growth since it conception in 1990. Tony Rice Center has grown from 12 beds for Men to over 40. Tony Rice Center expanded its level of services in 2006 to include the introduction of an outpatient program. 2007 was a landmark year for The Tony Rice Center organization with the opening of a new16 facility. In 2009 DUI and Anger Management classes became available. Co-Occurring treatment services were added in 2010. On site mental health evaluations by a Mental Health Professional began in June 2010. TRC became Co-Occurring capable in March 2011 and DTR  groups have been established and offered on a weekly basis since this date. TRC also has added Levels III.3 and III.5 to its residential programs, and in adding these level of services TRC is capable of offering a full continum of care. As an organization matures and the scope of its activities expands, the links between particular programs and the mission can get lost.Over the next year, Tony Rice Center's primary focus will be to refine its co-occurring treatment services for men, suffering from these disorders.  Individuals living in Middle Tennessee are geographically better suited to take full advantage of the various treatment services Tony Rice Center has to offer. Middle Tennessee consists of that portion of the State East of the Tennessee River's Western crossing of the state and wWest of the dividing line between the Eastern and Central time zones.Tony Rice Center's objective will be to equip the greatest possible number of individuals in Middle Tennessee to make a successful transition from addiction to an independent, healthy life style consistent with recovery. Client recruitment, advertising and organizational support will be focused within this geographical area. Tony Rice Center will continue to provide alcohol and substance abuse treatment services to any resident of the State of Tennessee seeking treatment.By concentrating on Middle Tennesse geographical area, during this next year, Tony Rice Center endeavors to make a larger impact within the communities we serve.
Needs
1. Fund development to increase operating reserve.
2. Hiring and development of highly qualified staff with a commitment to excellence with compasssion
3.Development and implementation of a community outreach initiative
4. Community Awareness about our Programs.
5. Continued increase of private support to decrease reliance on public grants.
Other ways to donate, support, or volunteer
We gladly accept check donations by mail.
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Mental Health & Crisis Intervention / Substance Abuse Treatment
Secondary Organization Category Human Services / Residential Care & Adult Day Programs
Areas of Service
Areas Served
TN - Bedford
TN - Cannon
TN - Cheatham
TN - Clay
TN - Coffee
TN - Cumberland
TN - Davidson
TN - Dekalb
TN - Dickson
TN - Fentress
TN - Franklin
TN - Giles
TN - Hickman
TN - Houston
TN - Humphreys
TN - Jackson
TN - Lawrence
TN - Lewis
TN - Lincoln
TN - Macon
TN - Marshall
TN - Maury
TN - Montgomery
TN - Moore
TN - Overton
TN - Perry
TN - Pickett
TN - Putnam
TN - Robertson
TN - Rutherford
TN - Smith
TN - Stewart
TN - Sumner
TN - Trousdale
TN - Van Buren
TN - Warren
TN - Wayne
TN - White
TN - Williamson
TN - Wilson
Individuals living in Middle Tennessee are geographically better suited to take full advantage of the various treatment services Tony Rice Center has to offer. Middle Tennessee consists of that portion of the State East of the Tennessee River's Western crossing of the State and West of the dividing line between the Eastern and Central time zones.Tony Rice Center's objective will be to equip the greatest possible number of individuals in Middle Tennessee to make a successful transition from addiction to an independent, healthy life style consistent with recovery. Client recruitment, advertising and organizational support will be focused within this geographical area. Tony Rice Center will continue to provide alcohol and substance abuse treatment services to any resident of the State of Tennessee seeking treatment
Board Chair Statement Our Board operates according to standard guidelines for non-profit boards. It plans and implements policies, insures good management, raises funds and complies with all legal aspects of the organization. We seek to promote to the public the activities and programs of The Tony Rice Center, and we seek the opinions of others. We ensure that our mission is articulated consistently in everything we do and say. We refer to the strategic plan on a regular basis and update it annually.The Board is responsible for the hiring (and releasing)of the executive director. Performance evaluations are conducted annually, and compensation is determined accordingly. The Board members are encouraged to become acquainted with staff and clients to understand more clearly the nature of the programs being delivered. The Board is comprised of different ages, religions, and work experiences We are actively engaged in finding strong community leaders to serve on our board that can provide onging success of both our mens and womens programs, We typically look at the needs of the Board and the organization and recruit individuals with expertise and skills in those areas. The Board sets and approves the budget. In voting through a budget, the Board exercises fiduciary responsibility and implicitly agrees to meet those goals. It is the Board's responsibility to approve a budget that is reasonable and achievable. Revenue and expenses are reviewed at monthly Board meetings. We strive to create more public awareness of Tony Rice Center in order to broaden the reach of our services and generate much needed funds for the agency. As with most not-for-profit agencies of our size, funding to provide the services needed by our community is a challenge. Tony Rice center pursues all possible sources of funding to serve the needs of our clients including seeking grants, private donations and holding an annual horse show in July every year. Our goal as a board is to do all things necessary through fundraising or otherwise to support the dedicated staff of Tony Rice center in such a way that their primary concern and focus is helping the men and women establish and sustain recovery..
CEO Statement The purpose of Tony Rice Center, Inc. is and always will be the pursuit to be the best treatment program that Tennessee offers. We feel that our program is so effective due to the belief of two vital components: time and education. These two key elements, combined with other offered educational groups, drastically lower the chances for repetitive relapse. These elements are rarely achieved in short-term programs. Most people that enter into treatment have spent a life time developing their diseases and it is only natural that it will take time to put their disease into remission. Tony Rice Center, Inc. provides unique services and we strive to provide the most up-to-date information available to all our clients through the groups we offer. Addiction is a growing epidemic and the populations are steadily getting larger and larger. One of our goals is to expand our services to assist as many individuals as possible. The Tony Rice Center, Inc. has been in operations for twenty-two years and has witnessed many success stories of recovery. We raise the bar in regards to educational groups that we offer because many of our classes are not found in any other Halfway House programs throughout Tennessee. Our clients not only learn about specific alcohol and drug issues, but we try to instill more knowledge about employment, family, social, and financial issues as well. The primary objective of our program is to move forward in the field of addiction by offering hope to those who suffer with the disease of addiction and a chance to live happy, joyous, and free, the true definition of sobriety!
Programs
Description Tony Rice Center, Inc. offers a veriety of different Co-Occurring treatment modalities in our short and long term treatment programs.  All of these programs provide a safe, supportive, structured, and stable environment that we believe men need in order to develop their recovery skills. Our treatment approach is designed to return the individual to a healthy level of spiritual, physical, emotional, social and occupational functioning in order to live successfully in the community. Attention is given to teach the individual new life recovery skills that provides healthy alternatives to substance use. Tony Rice Center has capacity to serve 40 men. TRC normally treats between 150 to 200 men each year. 
Budget 388000
Category
Population Served , ,
Description Tony Rice Center's Outpatient Treatment Program is an education-based program that has been designed as a precursor to traditional addiction treatment for a specific target population. The principle target population includes the person identified via assessment as a substance abuser as defined in the DSM V, those that may be in the early stages of dependency that may have had no previous exposure to chemical dependency education and without previous treatment episode, and/or those that have experienced legal ramifications due to use or abuse of a substance. TRC offers out-patient services at three different site locations at this time. Shelbyville TN, Murfreesboro TN, and Columbia TN. These services consist of Former clients and persons charged with first time domestic violence, drug possession, or driving violations where alcohol or drugs were a factor in the incident, are deemed appropriate by TRC. Participants are required to attend one ninety-minute class per week for a duration 12- 20 weeks. TRC started providing Outpatient services in August 2006 and is currently developing additional programs.
Budget 132000
Category
Population Served , Adults,
Description Staff members are available to provide programs and workshops on alcohol and drug issues for civic, educational and employment groups. Staff members are also available to consult with family, friends and employers on how to handle specific alcohol or drug related problems.
Budget 23200
Category Mental Health, Substance Abuse Substance Abuse Prevention
Population Served Substance Abusers (Drug/Alcohol Abusers), General Public/Unspecified,
Description Assessment and Referral Services
Category Mental Health, Substance Abuse Assessment for Substance Abuse
Population Served Adults, Offenders/Ex-offenders,
Description Without a Drug Free Workplace, employee performance cannot be predicted and associated expenses cannot be controlled. When substance abuse is in the picture, so are absenteeism, accidents, low morale, high workers comp costs, rising medical costs, theft and violence. Tony Rice Center's Substance Abuse Risk Management Consultation Services is a comprehensive, tightly focused, customizable and dynamic program for containing costs, enhancing productivity and protecting the employment workplace. Services available through this program include drug and alcohol testing, assessment, treatment and referral services.
Category
Population Served , , Adults
Long term Success Effective employment programs produce measurable results to include
  • Reduced Workers’ Compensation Claims
  • Improved Workplace Safety
  • Minimized Health Care Costs
  • Increased Employee Retention
  • Enhanced Employee Morale
  • Maximized Quality, Productivity & Profit
  • CEO Comments Tony Rice Center has been providing alcohol and drug treatment for the past 26 years and we are proud of our history of helping men achieve freedom from addiction. Tony Rice Center is dedicated to providing quality services for those suffering from Co-occurring disorders and related conditions, social, behavioral and physical, that prevents those individuals and their families from reaching their full potential. Our goal through treatment, education and motivation, is to assist our client and their families to achieve sustained recovery, self-respect, and independence in the workplace and community. We strive to accomplish our goal in an atmosphere of caring, and mutual respect. Thanks for your interest in Tony Rice Center. It is our hope to provide excellent treatment for all. If you would like to support treatment for someone who cannot afford it, we invite you to make a tax-deductible contribution through GivingMatters.com.
    Board Chair
    Board Chair Dr. Howard Rupard
    Term Apr 2016 to Apr 2018
    Board Members
    NameAffiliationStatus
    Mr. Serge Aude Community VolunteerVoting
    Mr. Jimmy Burton VolunteerVoting
    Mr. Carter Clay Community VolunteerVoting
    Mr. Chris Clay Community VolunteerVoting
    Mr. Jeff Gilley Voting
    Dr. Howard Rupard Private PracticeVoting
    Board Demographics - Ethnicity
    African American/Black 0
    Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
    Caucasian 6
    Hispanic/Latino 0
    Native American/American Indian 0
    Other 0 0
    Board Demographics - Gender
    Male 6
    Female 0
    Unspecified 0
    Governance
    Board Term Lengths 2
    Board Term Limits 0
    Board Meeting Attendance % 90%
    Does the organization have written Board Selection Criteria? No
    Does the organization have a written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
    Percentage of Board Members making Monetary Contributions 20%
    Percentage of Board Members making In-Kind Contributions 50%
    Does the Board include Client Representation? No
    Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 12
    Board CoChair
    Board CoChair Mr. Chris Clay
    Term Apr 2016 to Apr 2018
    Standing Committees
    Advisory Board
    Board Development
    Board Governance
    Building
    Community Outreach / Community Relations
    Development / Fund Raising
    Human Resources / Personnel & Finance & Marketing & Nominating & By-laws
    Operations
    Program
    Special Events
    Staff Development
    Strategic Planning
    Risk Management Provisions
    Automobile Insurance
    Commercial General Liability
    Crime Coverage
    General Property Coverage & Professional Liability
    Life Insurance
    Professional Liability
    Special Event Liability
    Umbrella or Excess Insurance
    Workers Compensation & Employers' Liability
    CEO Comments Tony Rice Center has been providing alcohol and drug treatment for the past 26 years and we are proud of our history of helping men achieve freedom from addiction. Tony Rice Center a place for healing and a source of hope for anyone suffering with addiction. Tony Rice Center is dedicated to providing quality services for those suffering from substance abuse and related conditions, social, behavioral and physical, that prevents those individuals and their families from reaching their full potential. Our goal through treatment, education and motivation, is to assist our client and their families to achieve sustained recovery, self-respect, and independence in the workplace and community. We strive to accomplish our goal in an atmosphere of caring, and mutual respect. Thanks for your interest in Tony Rice Center. It is our hope to provide excellent treatment for all. If you would like to support treatment for someone who cannot afford it, we invite you to make a tax-deductible contribution through GivingMatters.com.
    Executive Director/CEO
    Executive Director Mr. Cody Lee Harris
    Term Start Apr 2007
    Email charris@tonyricecenter.com
    Experience I, Cody Lee Harris was born December 25th, 1974 to Carl Wayne and Angie Elaine Harris, and I am the youngest of two children. I graduated from Franklin County High School in June 1998 and I currently reside in Estill Springs, TN. I first had my own run in with Alcohol and Drugs after the death of my father at the age of ten and I experimented with these substances all through my young life, but it wasn’t until I graduated high school that my drug use became out of control and I had to seek treatment for myself. Fortunately, the Tony Rice Center was there for me and I was able to be admitted in December 1998. I began working for the Tony Rice Center, first as a cook in 1999 and then I was moved on into a counselors position soon after. I have been to numerous training seminars and educational classes on the disease of addiction and have attained numerous hours in work experience as a counselor. As a counselor I have always tried to treat all my clients with respect and offer fact based information on how to get sober and also how to remain sober by following a plan of recovery. I try to use only my experience as an addict and the hope I have for the sick to fully recovery in all my affairs. I was granted the position of Director in April 2007 and I will continue to carry the message of recovery and hope to all newcomers that enter this facility. I feel that it was my dedication to the field of recovery, my ideas of expansion of services for the Tony Rice Center, Inc. and my overall care and compassion for Addicts and Alcoholics that awarded me the opportunity to serve as director. I intend to adhere to all these character assets in the days to come and carry the Tony Rice Center, Inc. into a new decade and my only hope is to try and move the Tony Rice Center, Inc. into a position to be one of the best treatment centers in Tennessee.
    Former CEOs
    NameTerm
    Ms. Samantha Kovalick June 2004 - Apr 2007
    MR Jim Metler Oct 2000 - June 2004
    Staff
    Full Time Staff 11
    Part Time Staff 4
    Volunteers 0
    Contractors 0
    Retention Rate 100%
    Affiliations
    AffiliationYear
    United Way Member Agency2000
    Second Harvest Food Bank2000
    Chamber of Commerce2000
    Awards
    Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
    Gold AwardUnited Way of Bedford County2007
    Lamplighter Award for Most Campaign GrowthUnited Way Of Bedford County2008
    Silver AwardUnited Way of Bedford County2010
    Fired Up and Fit 5K ChallengeUnited Way of Bedford County2016
    Senior Staff
    Title Assistant Director
    Experience/Biography I have been married for 29 years and I have a 22 year-old son. I graduated from Shelbyville Central High School in 1983. I graduated from Motlow State Community College(Summa Cum Laude) in 2002. I received a B.A. Degree in Accounting at Middle Tennessee State University in 2009(Magna Cum Laude). I was involved in Students In Free Enterprise at MSCC in 2001. I enjoy watching my son motocross race on the weekends. I have been employed at Tony Rice Center Inc. for 19 years. My current position is Assistant Director.
    Title counselor
    Experience/Biography Graduated with honors, Karns High School, Knoxville, TN 1985. . National Merit Finalist. Attended University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he majored in Biology. Became involved in drugs and alcohol during university years resulting in early termination of education. Spent several years entangled in the thralls of active addiction. Homeless and destitute, Robert sought help though Tony Rice Center's Mens program. Involvement lead to employment and to counseling career with Tony Rice organization. Robert is a licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselor and is actively pursuing the SAP designation. Actively involved in continuing education and in the recovery community. Robert is married and sealed to Shauna Marie Lowe and they have 2 children. Actively involved in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Interests include gardening, fishing, reading and computers. Robert was instrumental in creation of outpatient program, web site and community campaign. Robert is currently involved in grant seeking, development of community education program and has developed an interest in extending personal certification in area of Non Addictive Pain Management. Rob and wife recently built a new home and they reside in Unionville, Tennessee. Rob is an active member of the Shelbyville Lions Club
    Title Senior Staff, Counselor
    Experience/Biography
    Title Counselor
    Experience/Biography
    CEO Comments

    Cutting budgets is an excruciating process. Ensuring improvements, even if an organization's leaders are able to budget additional money for operational expenses, is also difficult. The key is to ensure that the resources are used wisely. Tony Rice Center is attempting to follow four management basics:

    First, We are making an effort to understand what we did well, and how we did it. Once we know that, we are making sure every part of the operation follows the approaches that had been proven to work. For that reason, Tony Rice Center made the decision to discontinue treatment services for females in February 2009 to refocus on improving treatment services for men.

    Second, we had to be realistic and explicit about what was needed to ensure the organization operated well. We articulated how the roles and activities of staff members would contribute to fulfilling our organization's goals. Due to the closing of the women's program we had to make some layoffs and move key personel to provide continued high quality of care.
    Third, We are trying to manage costs aggressively. One of the greatest costs at Tony Rice Center is food and transportation. We are decreaing purchases through food distribution outlets and increasing purchases made through area food banks, such as Second Harvest. We have decreased unnecessary transportation expenditures by decreasing the number of trip cycles taken each day for client services. 

    Finally, we have developed systems to measure progress. To know if an investment is paying off, and to make sure a cutback doesn't hurt performance, an organization must be measuring its results. There is great value in creating a performance-measurement system that provides timely feedback about costs and results. The management team has set performance benchmarks and will evaluate progress accordingly.

    Any decisions about spending money in one area over another is going to be incredibly difficult and is going to hurt somewhere. But Tony Rice Center is prepared to embrace the notion that reducing costs without loss of quality is possible.

     
     
    Fiscal Year
    Fiscal Year Start July 01 2016
    Fiscal Year End June 30 2017
    Projected Revenue $854,474.00
    Projected Expenses $854,474.00
    Endowment Spending Policy N/A
    Endowment Spending Percentage (if selected) 0%
    Detailed Financials
    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$525,141$508,647$502,240
    Federal$64,802$48,261$41,876
    State$460,339$460,385$460,364
    Local$0$0$0
    Unspecified$0$1$0
    Individual Contributions$13,510$15,678$24,329
    $0$0$0
    $299,782$240,930$302,688
    Investment Income, Net of Losses$379$226$458
    Membership Dues$0$0$0
    Special Events($494)$0$8,129
    Revenue In-Kind$0$0$0
    Other$0$0$0
    Expense Allocation
    Fiscal Year201620152014
    Program Expense$812,469$787,376$840,256
    Administration Expense$0$0$0
    Fundraising Expense$0$0$0
    Payments to Affiliates$0$0$0
    Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.030.971.00
    Program Expense/Total Expenses100%100%100%
    Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
    Assets and Liabilities
    Fiscal Year201620152014
    Total Assets$1,524,422$1,565,621$1,667,098
    Current Assets$310,111$288,902$319,671
    Long-Term Liabilities$303,664$368,679$444,871
    Current Liabilities$14,808$16,841$20,231
    Total Net Assets$1,205,950$1,180,101$1,201,996
    Short Term Solvency
    Fiscal Year201620152014
    Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities20.9417.1515.80
    Long Term Solvency
    Fiscal Year201620152014
    Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets20%24%27%
    Top Funding Sources
    Fiscal Year201620152014
    Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountState Government Grants $460,339State Government Grants $460,385Tennessee Department of Health Grant $460,364
    Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountProgram Revenue $299,782Program Revenue $240,930Program Revenue $302,688
    Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountFederal Government Grants $64,802Federal Government Grants $48,261U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Grant $41,876
    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
    Organization Comments 2016/2017 offers may challenges for non profit organizations with reduced grant funding and private donations, uncertainty in health care reform, and increasing operating expenses making it necessary to examine budgets and spending. Cutting budgets is an excruciating process. Ensuring improvements, even if an organization's leaders are able to budget additional money for operational expenses, is also difficult. The key is to ensure that the resources are used wisely Any decisions about spending money in one area over another is going to be incredibly difficult and is going to hurt somewhere. But Tony Rice Center is prepared to embrace the notion that reducing costs without loss of quality is possible
    GivingMatters.com Financial Comments
    Financial figures are taken from the 990 and audit.
    Financial documents prepared by Joe Osterfeld, CPA.
    Comments provided by Kathryn Bennett 11/1/16.
    Nonprofit Tony Rice Center, Inc.
    Address 1300 Railroad Avenue
    Shelbyville, TN 37160
    Primary Phone (931) 685-0957
    CEO/Executive Director Mr. Cody Lee Harris
    Board Chair Dr. Howard Rupard
    Year of Incorporation 1990

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