Community Services

23 04, 2024

Van Buren County Head Start Achieves FA2 Compliance

By |2024-04-23T15:24:09+00:00April 23rd, 2024|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

Congratulations are in order for UCHRA's Van Buren County Head Start and the leadership team for achieving compliance in all areas of Focus Area 2 (FA2) Review. FA2 provides an opportunity for individual grant recipients to demonstrate their effectiveness in implementing a high-quality program for children and families served over the course of their grant [...]

22 01, 2024

National Energy Assistance Day Feb. 1

By |2024-03-26T21:19:11+00:00January 22nd, 2024|Community Services, News and Events, Weatherization|0 Comments

This #NationalEnergyAssistanceDay learn more about the importance of energy assistance programs such as #LIHEAP and help spread the word to those who may be able to receive energy assistance! Click here to learn more.

8 08, 2023

Invitation to Bid: Food Items at Chance Girls Home

By |2024-03-26T21:19:23+00:00August 8th, 2023|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) is now accepting bids for food items needed for preparation and serving of meals. The contract period for this bid will begin on Oc. 1, 2023 and continue through Sept. 30, 2024, with the option to extend the bid for an additional four (4) years under the same [...]

7 07, 2023

Request for Proposals: Field Line Work at Van Buren County Head Start

By |2024-03-26T21:19:23+00:00July 7th, 2023|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

UCHRA's Van Buren Head Start is accepting sealed bids for relocating field lines to the septic tanks at the center. 800 linear feet field line Trenches must be 36 inches wide and 24 inches deep Gravel must be 12 inches Interested applicants can request a drawing of the layout by emailing Elsie Blaylock at [...]

23 06, 2023

Request for Proposals: Commodity Box Truck Repairs

By |2024-03-26T21:19:23+00:00June 23rd, 2023|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

UCHRA is accepting sealed bids for repair work to the commodity box truck. The vehicle is a 2005 International, model 4000. Please see below for a list of repairs needed. Brake work (front and rear brakes, rotors, calipers, and hub seals Front Axle (kingpins, hub seal, and bearings) Electrical (lights checked and replaced as needed) [...]

1 01, 2023

2023 Commodities Distribution Schedule

By |2024-03-26T21:19:23+00:00January 1st, 2023|Community Services, News and Events, Volunteer & Internships|0 Comments

UPPER CUMBERLAND - Click here to view the full schedule of commodities distribution dates for 2022. To learn more about specific distribution events in your area, or to volunteer, please contact your local UCHRA county office or call (931) 528-1127. Occasionally, events are rescheduled. Follow UCHRA on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates. To view [...]

2 05, 2022

UCHRA SCSEP Program Available for Older Americans

By |2024-03-26T21:19:49+00:00May 2nd, 2022|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for older Americans. SCSEP provides income-eligible unemployed individuals age 55 and over with paid part-time job training positions within organizations or host agencies, like UCHRA, that serve community needs. While in the program, [...]

22 04, 2022

SAS Life Skills Course: Navigating a life of healthy recovery

By |2024-03-26T21:19:49+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

Pictured, from left: Shelia L., Wendy R, Holly M., and Lauren L. The road to recovery isn't easy. UCHRA's SAS team offers a 12-week Life Skills course to help those in recovery learn how to navigate their recovery and become more equipped and empowered to navigate life clean and sober. "We teach and [...]

20 04, 2022

UCHRA Employee Recognized for Heroic Response

By |2024-03-26T21:19:49+00:00April 20th, 2022|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

Commodities employee Adam Knepp was recognized for his heroism by Executive Director Mark Farley during the UCHRA Executive Board meeting held on April 20. In March, Adam successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver on a volunteer who was choking during a commodities distribution event. The volunteer began using the universal signal that he was choking and [...]

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