Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency promotes a strong sense of community and family values through various programs. It provides tools, knowledge and resources to improve the quality of life and promote a positive sense of individual self-worth and encourages to become a decision maker. It provides various services and programs, such as personal care and adult protective services, temporary emergency food assistance, weatherization assistance, emergency services, child and adult care food programs. Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency was established by the Tennessee General Assembly in 1973. Its elderly nutrition program provides nutritious noon meals either in group settings or in their homes. It additionally provides public transportation services to handicapped and economically disadvantaged rural residents. It is located in Cookeville, Tenn.