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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) [...]

22 06, 2023

CASA Program is Moving Oct. 1

By |2024-03-26T21:19:23+00:00June 22nd, 2023|CASA, News and Events|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency's (UCHRA) Court Appointed Special Advocates program, or CASA, will soon have a new administrator. UCHRA's Executive Committee voted in favor of relinquishing the administrative and oversight of the agency's CASA program, which currently serves Cumberland, Overton, and Putnam counties, to CASA of Tennessee Valley later this year. The decision [...]

6 06, 2023

Feedback requested: Digital Opportunity Survey

By |2024-03-26T21:19:23+00:00June 6th, 2023|Alerts, News and Events|0 Comments

The Broadband office at the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is asking for your feedback!  Tennessee residents are invited to complete this short survey and share the barriers they face to accessing quality, high-speed internet. The survey is six questions long and should take less than five minutes to complete. The feedback collected [...]

22 05, 2023

UCHRA Public Transportation Team Visits Putnam County Emergency Command Center

By |2024-03-26T21:19:23+00:00May 22nd, 2023|News and Events|0 Comments

UCHRA’s Public Transportation recently visited the headquarters of the Putnam County Emergency Management Agency, meeting with EMA Director Tyler Smith and touring the facility. This outreach event served as the perfect opportunity to learn more about the services provided by Putnam County EMA and its affiliates as well as build a partnership with the agency [...]

18 05, 2023

2023 Upper Cumberland Bootcamp Held

By |2024-03-26T21:19:23+00:00May 18th, 2023|News and Events|0 Comments

Approximately 60 local elected officials, community leaders, and support staff attended the 2023 Upper Cumberland Bootcamp Wednesday, May 17.  This educational session provides an opportunity for the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) and its sister agency, the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD), to inform attendees about the variety of services and supports available through [...]

8 05, 2023

Overton County Provides Recipes with Food Pantry Items

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

Thank you, Hutchinson, for helping our Overton County office kickstart a mini food pantry! The local Hutchinson team provided more than 1,500 non-perishable items. From there, UCHRA's Overton County team converted a room in their office into a pantry and, using items in the pantry, decided to do some meal planning, complete with recipes.   [...]

1 05, 2023

Driver Education Instructor

By |2024-03-26T21:19:23+00:00May 1st, 2023|Careers, News and Events|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) is currently accepting applications for a Driver Education Instructor. The Driver Education Instructor will be under the supervision of the Community Intervention Services Director and will be responsible for teaching students driving laws in the state of Tennessee. Duties: Maintain an F endorsement license with the Tennessee Department [...]

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