News and Events for Upper Cumberland Public Transit

19 11, 2021

Contract Auditor

By |2021-11-19T15:58:11+00:00November 19th, 2021|Careers, News and Events|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) is currently accepting applications for Contract Energy Auditors to conduct pre- and post-audits for the Weatherization Program. The Weatherization Program (WP) is a federally funded program administered by the Tennessee Housing Administration (THDA).  WP provides basic insulation and weatherization measures for low-income households. Responsibilities include: Conduct residential energy [...]

10 11, 2021

Clay County Commodities Rescheduled to Nov. 24, 2021

By |2021-11-10T16:12:21+00:00November 10th, 2021|News and Events|0 Comments

Please note that due to the observance of the Veterans Day (Nov. 11) holiday, the Clay County commodities distribution originally scheduled for Nov. 11 has been rescheduled for Nov. 24. All other details including location and time remain unchanged.

8 11, 2021

Inaugural Day of Hope Deemed Success

By |2021-11-08T18:49:16+00:00November 8th, 2021|News and Events|0 Comments

THANK YOU to everyone who helped to make the inaugural Day of Hope event a success. This outreach event was coordinated by members of UCHRA's Substance Abuse Solutions (SAS) team.  SAS staff coordinated with ReGroup, Smith County UCHRA, and Emmanuel House in their efforts to solicit donations for those not only participating in [...]

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 [...]

28 10, 2021

UCHRA Public Transportation Brings Home TPTA Awards

By |2021-10-28T15:01:40+00:00October 28th, 2021|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

In addition to being named the most spirited during the Tennessee Public Transportation Association conference and expo last week, UCHRA's Public Transportation team brought home several awards. Joey Bitter won third place in the Van Maintenance Division and a "bragging rights" medal for getting the engine started the fastest. Terry Cronk was awarded [...]

22 10, 2021

UCHRA Staff Participate in Purple Thursday

By |2021-10-22T13:46:48+00:00October 22nd, 2021|News and Events|0 Comments

October is Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. Thursday, Oct. 21, has been designated as Purple Thursday in honor of DVAM. UCHRA staff across the 14-county Upper Cumberland region wore purple on Oct. 21 to show support to the community and to victim-survivors of domestic violence. The staff and students at our Van Buren County [...]

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 [...]

11 10, 2021

Overton County CASA Motorcycle Charity Ride Slated for Oct. 23

By |2021-10-11T18:09:52+00:00October 11th, 2021|CASA, News and Events|0 Comments

Mark your calendars! Our Overton County CASA team is busy planning their first motorcycle charity ride and we would love to see you there! The ride will take place Saturday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Overton County Fairgrounds. Judge Daryl Colson will be cooking BBQ for all riders. For more [...]

11 10, 2021

UCHRA Welcomes New Policy Council Members

By |2021-10-11T15:22:53+00:00October 11th, 2021|News and Events|0 Comments

On Oct. 6, the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency welcomed the new members of the recently-restructured policy council. The new policy council consists of 19 members -- local elected officials, consumer representatives, community partner representatives, and minority representation. The council meets every other month and is considered a working group that will provide expertise on [...]

11 10, 2021

UCHRA Offering Discounted Rides for Blues and Brews Ticket Holders

By |2021-10-11T13:59:58+00:00October 11th, 2021|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

UCHRA Public Transportation will offer a discounted and safe way for Blues and Brews ticket holders to get to their destination safely.  Recently, Heather Thomas, UCHRA Public Transportation Mobility Manager, joined WCTE President and CEO Avery Hutchins to talk about transportation options during the Blues and Brews slated for Saturday, Oct. 16.  The Green Go [...]

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