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The UCAssist database, operated by the Upper Cumberland Development District, provides the citizens of the Upper Cumberland an efficient and effective way to navigate to the resources they are looking for. From small business services to home delivered meals, we strive to make finding these resources easier.
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HELP FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Seniors & Disabled Persons
The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability has many programs to help the senior and disabled population of the region. Meals, in-home services, Medicare aid, and much more are available. Contact them at 1-866-836-6678 to find out more, or visit them at ucdd.org/aaad
With a region-wide mission to lift 1,600 children and their families out of poverty by 2025, Empower Upper Cumberland (Empower UC) offers programs to aid those in need throughout the Upper Cumberland. Call them at 1-833-EMPWRUC (1-833-367-9782) or visit them at EmpowerUpperCumberland.org
Services for Relative Caregivers
Relative Caregiver provides support and aid to relatives who find themselves taking care of children. Call them at (931)432-4111 to see how they can help.
The SHIP, State Health Insurance Program, provides free and objective one-on-one counseling and education to individuals and groups in regards to Medicare and other related insurances (such as Part D). Call them for services at 1-877-801-0044 or a visit to tnmedicarehelp.com
HELP AROUND THE HOME
Housing For Seniors and Disabled Persons
UCDD’s House and Home programs offer emergency home repairs, pre-packaged mortgages, repair loans, and apartment rentals for elderly and disabled. Call 1-931-432-4111 for more info. Or visit them at UCDD.org
Utilities and Rental Assistance
UCHRA’s home assistance programs offer home utility bill assistance (electric & water), weatherization, rent assistance, and services for the unhoused. Call 1-931-528-1127 for more information or visit them at UCHRA.org
HELP FOR THE COMMUNITY
Planning and Economic Development at UCDD focuses on the growth and improvement in our region. Grant writing and administration, tourism assistance and support, small business development support and lending allow us to help you in helping the community grow. Call 1-931-432-4111 or visit at UCDD.org
Community improvement programs at UCHRA help the region realize its full potential. In offering programs such as commodities, public transportation, substance abuse solutions and recovery, unhoused populations, and senior employment to those in need, the entire community benefits. Call 1-931-528-1127 for more information or visit them at UCHRA.org
Need more guidance? You may call 1-844 4UCInfo (1-844-482-4636). Leave your name, phone number, county, what you are looking for, and one of agents will reach back out with ways to help.