1 11, 2021

UCHRA Looking to Fill Several SCSEP Vacancies

By |2021-11-01T17:38:46+00:00November 1st, 2021|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

UCHRA is currently working to fill several vacancies in the Senior Community Service Employment Program or SCSEP. The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) was established under Title V of the Older Americans Act and is funded through a grant from the Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration. SCSEP provides income-eligible unemployed individuals age [...]

13 10, 2021

2021 LIHEAP Application Now Available

By |2021-10-13T13:56:30+00:00October 13th, 2021|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), is a federally funded program administered by the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) to provide energy assistance to low-income households. To view and complete the 2021 LIHEAP application packet, please click here. If you have questions or would like to learn more, please contact your local county [...]

23 07, 2021

Internal Partnership between Community Corrections and Community Services Continues

By |2021-07-23T16:12:10+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

The internal partnership between UCHRA’s Community Corrections and Community Services continues. This partnership allows Community Corrections clients to complete required community service hours by volunteering with UCHRA’s Community Services department during commodities distribution events. We appreciate the hard work that these men and women do to help ensure those in need of commodities are [...]

25 06, 2021

Two UCHRA Employees Receive ROMA Certification

By |2021-06-25T13:47:56+00:00June 25th, 2021|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

TaShana Hooks and Megan Spurgeon prepare for their respective ROMA certification exams. Two employees of the Cookeville-Putnam County office of Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) are now certified in Results-Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) for the Community Action Network.  Megan Spurgeon, Community Services Assistant Director, completed training to become a certified ROMA [...]

2 06, 2021

Food drive to benefit on-site blessing box slated for June 19

By |2021-06-02T16:11:08+00:00June 2nd, 2021|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

We are so thankful for the awesome new partnerships we forge with organizations throughout the UC. Our friends at Butterfly Blessing Effect recently installed this wonderful blessing box at our Cookeville UCHRA office. Join us June 19 as we hold a food drive to collect additional non-perishable items to be stored in the blessing box to help [...]

28 05, 2021

Internal Partnership between Community Corrections and Community Services Continues

By |2021-05-28T15:55:55+00:00May 28th, 2021|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

The internal partnership between UCHRA's Community Corrections and Community Services continues. This partnership allows Community Corrections clients to complete required community service hours by volunteering with UCHRA's Community Services department during commodities distribution events. We appreciate the hard work that these men and women do to help ensure those in need of commodities are served [...]

11 02, 2021

Commodities, Community Corrections Work Together to Serve Vulnerable Populations

By |2021-02-11T16:27:11+00:00February 11th, 2021|Community Services, Transportation|0 Comments

Pictured, from left: Danny McKeehan and William Moody. Mr. Moody has completed his hours and now enjoys coming out to help at UCHRA commodities distribution events. UPPER CUMBERLAND — It’s a unique partnership that helps two segments in-need: families in need of supplemental food and clients of the adult community corrections program in [...]

2 10, 2020

UCHRA Weatherization Program Provides Energy Savings, Health Benefits

By |2020-10-02T15:56:14+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

Tommy Simcox, Weatherization Program Manager UPPER CUMBERLAND — For every $1 invested, the Weatherization Assistance Program yields an estimated $4.50 in energy savings as well as health and safety benefits. Designed to assist the elderly, individuals with disabilities, and low-income clients, the energy savings provided by weatherization improvements can have significant positive impacts [...]

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