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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 [...]

17 04, 2024

UC Recovery Receives Opioid Abatement Funds

By |2024-04-17T20:43:51+00:00April 17th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

The UC Recovery CONNECT program, a program of the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) has been awarded opioid abatement funds. The UC Recovery CONNECT project was among 139 other applicants seeking funding via the Tennessee Opioid Abatement Council. UC Recovery requested $5,161,469 to fund the first three years of the project.  “We are committed [...]

4 04, 2024

IN THE NEWS: A better quality of life

By |2024-04-04T18:56:45+00:00April 4th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

The following article was published in the Herald-Citizen and can be found here.    With an aging population becoming more and more prevalent in the Upper Cumberland, officials are taking steps to better serve that demographic. "How do we provide a better quality of life, and how do we keep people in their homes longer?" [...]

26 03, 2024

CHANCE Girls Home’s Heartwarming Event Delivers Comfort and Inspiration to Cancer Patients

By |2024-03-26T21:19:11+00:00March 26th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

During the month of February, the CHANCE Girls Home collected donations and made purchases using grant funds through their Teen Outreach Program (TOP) with Oasis. These items were utilized to create care bags for children undergoing cancer treatments and hygiene bags for their families to utilize during unexpected overnight stays at the hospital. On March [...]

5 02, 2024

UCHRA Public Transportation Offers Free Rides on Go Route This Valentine’s Day

By |2024-03-26T21:19:11+00:00February 5th, 2024|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

This Valentine's Day, UCHRA Public Transportation is sharing the love by offering FREE rides on its Go Route in Algood, Cookeville, Crossville, and McMinnville! On Wednesday, Feb. 14, hop on board and enjoy the convenience of UCHRA Public Transportation's Go Route without worrying about fares. Whether you're commuting or planning a special day out, UCHRA [...]

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.

6 11, 2023

Fare Changes, Software Upgrades Coming to UCHRA Public Transportation

By |2024-03-26T21:19:11+00:00November 6th, 2023|Alerts, News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

UPPER CUMBERLAND — A variety of upgrades have been announced for the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency’s (UCHRA) transit services in the coming weeks.  Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 14, UCHRA Public Transportation will begin charging a flat rate of $2 each way for in-county travel. Special discounts, for seniors, people with disabilities, and veterans, are also [...]

28 10, 2023

Two New Fully-Electric Vehicles Joining Transit Fleet

By |2024-03-26T21:19:11+00:00October 28th, 2023|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

Coming soon to a roadway near you! Two fully electric Mach-Es are set to join UCHRA Public Transportation's same-day service, bringing a new dimension to our transportation offerings. While this service is presently accessible via the Uber app, we are excited to announce its upcoming transition to a dedicated UCHRA Transportation app, available on both [...]

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