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1 12, 2022

Roberson Appointed to TSPN Advisory Council

2022-12-01T16:12:44+00:00December 1st, 2022|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Congratulations to Jessica Roberson, Information and Assistance Specialist/AAAD Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, on her recent appointment to the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) Advisory Council. "It is with great excitement that I congratulate you for your appointment to TSPN's Advisory Council," a letter from Marie Williams, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance [...]

1 12, 2022

Grading Project Complete at Clarkrange Regional Business Park

2022-12-01T14:29:46+00:00December 1st, 2022|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Grading work of approximately eight acres in the Clarkrange Regional Business Park (CRBP) is now complete. Local Industrial Development Board (IDB) members gathered at the site, located in southern Fentress County, recently to mark the occasion.  “We are excited to have this major step completed,” said Joe Wheeler, IDB Chairman. “Having a site in the [...]

4 11, 2022

November Relative Caregiver Calendar Announced

2022-11-04T19:47:02+00:00November 4th, 2022|Housing & Family Services, Housing Public Notices, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance?  For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-877-275-8233. A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children during this month. Please contact Melissa Allison at 931-476-4127, if [...]

18 10, 2022

THDA Public Notice/Aviso Público de THDA

2022-10-18T13:39:27+00:00October 18th, 2022|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on THDA Public Notice/Aviso Público de THDA

Please Review and Comment on Housing and Community Development Activities in Tennessee/Favor de Revisar y Comentar sobre las Actividades de Vivienda y Desarrollo Comunitario en Tennessee In the recently released 2021-2022 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) describes how federal CDBG, ESG, HOME, HOPWA, and HTF funds were [...]

13 10, 2022

Countdown to 2022 UCAAAD Senior and Caregiver Expo Underway

2022-10-14T21:51:01+00:00October 13th, 2022|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Countdown to 2022 UCAAAD Senior and Caregiver Expo Underway

Final preparations are underway for the 21st Annual Upper Cumberland Senior and Caregiver Expo, hosted by the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD), set to take place Oct. 18.  Returning to an in-person format, the 2022 Senior and Caregiver Expo will be held at Life Church of Cookeville on Tuesday, Oct. 18, [...]

4 10, 2022

October Relative Caregiver Calendar Announced

2022-10-04T19:54:04+00:00October 4th, 2022|Housing & Family Services, Housing Public Notices, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on October Relative Caregiver Calendar Announced

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance?  For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-877-275-8233. A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children during this month. Please contact Melissa Allison at 931-476-4127, if [...]

1 10, 2022

Miller featured as ‘Champion of Recovery’ in BJA video

2022-10-01T13:51:34+00:00October 1st, 2022|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Miller featured as ‘Champion of Recovery’ in BJA video

Mikel Miller, Inspire/Recovery2Work Manager, has been featured by the Bureau of Justice Assistance as a Champion of Recovery. Mikel says he was shocked when they reached out and is humbled and grateful that the work we are doing is making a difference.   Click here to watch the video.   About Recovery2Work: For those [...]

27 09, 2022

Inaugural Pitch It! contest winner announced, awarded $15,000 to support idea

2022-09-27T20:35:10+00:00September 27th, 2022|UCDD News|Comments Off on Inaugural Pitch It! contest winner announced, awarded $15,000 to support idea

Congratulations to Billy Rodgers/Men of Faith Tree Service for being selected to receive the $15,000 grant funding to make his small business dream a reality. Men of Faith aims to provide a recovery platform while teaching trade, to provide life skills coaching while ensuring those in recovery have employment, and to serve as a safety [...]

20 09, 2022

UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

2022-09-21T01:49:31+00:00September 20th, 2022|UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) is now offering application assistance with SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program for adults  60 and over or individuals with a disability. The USDA created SNAP to provide eligible individuals with monthly benefits to buy food.   According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), [...]

8 09, 2022

Upper Cumberland SHIP to Host FREE Welcome to Medicare Classes in Overton, Cumberland, and Putnam Counties

2022-09-08T18:59:54+00:00September 8th, 2022|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Upper Cumberland SHIP to Host FREE Welcome to Medicare Classes in Overton, Cumberland, and Putnam Counties

Are you eligible for Medicare and curious about your plan options? Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is conducting a series of FREE Welcome to Medicare! classes this month in Overton County on Sept. 14 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Millard Oakley Library, located at 107 E. Main St. in [...]

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