11 01, 2022

THDA Receives Approval to Roll Out Tennessee Housing Assist Fund Program (TNHAF)

2022-01-11T16:51:11+00:00January 11th, 2022|Housing & Family Services, Housing Public Notices, UCDD News|0 Comments

Tennessee Housing Department Agency just received the approval to roll out the much-needed Tennessee Housing Assist Fund Program or TNHAF. This program is designed to assist homeowners with: Mortgage payments Past-due HOA fees Homeowner’s Insurance Property Taxes COVID-19 hardships include unemployment or underemployment (significant reduction in income) and/or a substantial increase in expenses directly related [...]

8 01, 2022

UCDD Offers Relative Caregiver, Housing Assistance

2022-01-08T02:38:07+00:00January 8th, 2022|Housing & Family Services, 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 [...]

3 01, 2022

UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

2022-01-03T15:02:35+00:00January 3rd, 2022|UCDD News|0 Comments

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), [...]

15 12, 2021

UCDD, UCHRA Recognize Employees and Communities During Annual Meeting

2021-12-16T19:04:59+00:00December 15th, 2021|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD, UCHRA Recognize Employees and Communities During Annual Meeting

During the agencies’ annual meeting, eight employees of the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) and Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) selected as departmental employees of the year were recognized for their efforts. Two employees were recognized by Executive Director Mark Farley for their outstanding work during the 2021 calendar year. An additional two employees [...]

8 12, 2021

December 2021 Relative Caregiver Program Calendar

2021-12-08T15:36:12+00:00December 8th, 2021|Housing & Family Services, UCDD News|Comments Off on December 2021 Relative Caregiver Program Calendar

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 you [...]

2 11, 2021

November 2021 Relative Caregiver Program Calendar

2021-11-02T14:58:10+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Housing & Family Services, UCDD News|Comments Off on November 2021 Relative Caregiver Program Calendar

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 you [...]

27 10, 2021

UCDD, AAAD to Host Free Screening of Acclaimed Alzheimer’s Documentary Oct. 30

2021-10-27T20:56:53+00:00October 27th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD, AAAD to Host Free Screening of Acclaimed Alzheimer’s Documentary Oct. 30

Join the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD) and the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) for an inspiring cinematic exploration of the astounding changes that music can spark in people living with dementia. Earning the 2014 Sundance Audience Award, Alive Inside follows social worker Dan Cohen on his quest to [...]

27 10, 2021

2021 Senior & Caregiver Expo

2021-10-27T16:30:45+00:00October 27th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on 2021 Senior & Caregiver Expo

Thank you to all of the sponsors, vendors, and volunteers who helped make the 2021 Senior & Caregiver Expo one for the books! We can't wait to see everyone in 2022!  

22 10, 2021

UCDD Staff Participate in Purple Thursday

2021-10-22T13:47:41+00:00October 22nd, 2021|UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD Staff Participate in Purple Thursday

October is Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. Thursday, Oct. 21, has been designated as Purple Thursday in honor of DVAM. UCDD staff wore purple on Oct. 21 to show support to the community and to victim-survivors of domestic violence. Thank you, Upper Cumberland Family Justice Center, for providing a safe place for victims of [...]

18 10, 2021

Local SBDC Looks to Add Interns, Aid Area Businesses

2021-10-18T14:16:49+00:00October 18th, 2021|Economic & Community Development, UCDD News|Comments Off on Local SBDC Looks to Add Interns, Aid Area Businesses

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) is working closely with Tennessee Tech University to recruit interns. Designed to offer skilled support to local businesses this program also provides students with practical work experience, growth, and development opportunities.  “The interns in this program operate much like independent contractors, making it [...]

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