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UCHRA News2020-12-08T16:54:47+00:00

UCHRA News and Announcements

Check out the blog below to see what is happening at UCHRA.  For the calendar of events, click here.

309, 2021

Pick Up Cookeville, Powered by Uber, Now Serving Putnam County

September 3rd, 2021|Categories: News and Events, Transportation|

PUTNAM COUNTY - On Sept. 2, staff and leadership representing Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) joined with local and city officials to celebrate the official launch of Pick Up Cookeville.  This new, on-demand service [...]

908, 2021

County Office Specialist

August 9th, 2021|Categories: Careers, News and Events|

Position: County Office Specialist Location: Overton County Job Description: The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) has an opening for a County Office Specialist. The successful applicant will have a high school diploma or equivalent [...]

2807, 2021

Pick Up UC Transit Operator

July 28th, 2021|Categories: Careers, News and Events, Transportation|

Position: Pick Up UC Transit Operator Location: Putnam County Job Description: The Upper Cumberland Human Resources Agency (UCHRA) has multiple openings for part-time Transit Operators/Drivers to facilitate a new transportation service line in partnership with Uber: [...]

2307, 2021

Internal Partnership between Community Corrections and Community Services Continues

July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Community Services, News and Events|

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. [...]

2506, 2021

Two UCHRA Employees Receive ROMA Certification

June 25th, 2021|Categories: Community Services, News and Events|

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 [...]

206, 2021

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

June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Community Services, News and Events|

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 [...]

2805, 2021

Internal Partnership between Community Corrections and Community Services Continues

May 28th, 2021|Categories: Community Services, News and Events|

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 [...]

2605, 2021

Head Start del condado de Van Buren se inscribe ahora para el año escolar 2021-22

May 26th, 2021|Categories: News and Events|

¡Head Start del condado de Van Buren ahora está aceptando solicitudes para el año escolar 2021-22! Nuestro equipo de Head Start tiene como objetivo promover la preparación escolar en niños pequeños de todas las capacidades; [...]

2605, 2021

Van Buren County Head Start Now Enrolling for 2021-22 School Year

May 26th, 2021|Categories: News and Events|

Van Buren County Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year! Our head start team aims to promote school readiness in young children of all abilities; integrating social and intellectual development through the [...]

604, 2021

April is National Fair Housing Month

April 6th, 2021|Categories: News and Events|

This year marks the 53rd anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. This landmark law was signed into law on April 11, 1968, by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination because [...]

1602, 2021

UCDD, UCHRA Board Meetings Rescheduled

February 16th, 2021|Categories: Alerts, News and Events|

Due to inclement weather and potentially hazardous travel conditions across the Upper Cumberland, the regularly scheduled Policy Council and Executive Committee meetings of both the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) and the Upper Cumberland Human [...]

2701, 2021

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine?

January 27th, 2021|Categories: News and Events|

Tennesseans who wish to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, and qualify for a phase currently being vaccinated, can register for an appointment online at https://covid19.tn.gov/covid-19-vaccines/vaccine-phases/. Residents of Tennessee’s metropolitan counties may seek information from their local [...]

511, 2020

Community Needs Assessment

November 5th, 2020|Categories: News and Events|

UCHRA and the Community Action Agency have now published the latest Needs Assessment which helps us the unique needs of our region.  To view this publication, click on the link below. PY21 UCHRA CNA Final

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