Community & Economic Development
Public infrastructure financing, planning, data analysis, research, and other technical assistance to local governments.
Aging & Disability
Programs, services, and case management focused on keeping elders and those with disabilities in their homes.
Transportation planning and outreach services focused on improving the transportation networks serving our citizens.
Mapping & Data
Data research and analysis as well as GIS and GPS mapping services.
Formed in 1968 as a voluntary organization made up of representatives of local governments in Southeastern Ohio. Local Development Districts were formed to provide technical assistance to communities working to secure state and federal resources to help improve the lives of local residents.
Representing Southeastern Ohio
Cities and Villages
Citizens Working For Citizens
Years of Service
A Legacy of Cooperation and Assistance
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2016 Buckeye Hills Annual Report
Many older and disabled Ohioans are struggling to pay their out-of-pocket Medicare costs (premiums, deductibles, co-payments and drug costs). “Extra Help” is available for those of limited means. Buckeye Hills has certified Information & Assistance staff that can assist you with information related to Medicare open enrollment and Extra Help; call 1-800-331-2644, today! They can[…]
Volunteer Advocates Needed: Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Advocates for Residents in Long-Term Care Volunteer Ombudsmen provide an essential voice for residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other long-term care settings. If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity, the Buckeye Hills Regional Council and its Long-Term Care Ombudsman program have a wonderful opportunity.[…]
Buckeye Hills Regional Council launched the Appalachian Ohio Innovation Gateway Network with an exciting announcement from its Marietta partner, the Building Bridges to Careers Epicenter Nov. 15. Watch Our Project Video! At the event were (from left) Marietta Mayor Joe Matthews with BHRC Executive Director Misty Casto and ARC Executive Director Scott Hamilton here to[…]
Leaders from state and federal agencies were in the region today and visited the Marietta People’s Bank Theater project. Learn more about this grand theater restoration and creative placemaking effort at https://peoplesbanktheatre.com/ From left: Earl Gohl, Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission; Ohio Representative Jay Edwards (94th D); Buckeye Hills Exec. Director Misty Casto;[…]
Buckeye Hills Regional Council (1400 Pike St. in Marietta, OH) will host a presentation: The Fair Housing Act & The Rights of People with Disabilities presented by Disability Rights Ohio on Nov. 29 from 9-10 a.m. Additional training will also be offered until noon. This event is open to the public. Topics covered will include[…]
Buckeye Hills Regional Council Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2017 Innovation Award
Buckeye Hills Regional Council Development Director Bret Allphin; Buckeye Hills Regional Council Executive Director Misty Casto receiving the 2017 NADO Innovation Award and NADO President Lynne Keller Forbes, Executive Director of the South Eastern Council of Governments, located in Sioux Falls, SD. Buckeye Hills Regional Council Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2017 Innovation Award[…]
The annual Buckeye Hills Regional Council River Boat Cruise is a gathering of community and economic development, transportation and aging and disability program leaders and policymakers from across the region. In addition, local, state and federal legislators and program funding representatives join including county commissioners, mayors, township trustees and a wide number of service[…]
It’s a beautiful time of year for shopping at local farmers’ markets – like this one – The Bushel Basket farm owned by Brian and Frankie Silvus located at 2600 State Route 83 in Beverly! Just a reminder to seniors enrolled in the region’s Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program that the[…]
Buckeye Hills Regional Council Offers Medicare Resources Every eight seconds someone becomes eligible for Medicare. According to a recent Medicare Made Clear survey, one in five Medicare beneficiaries describes Medicare as confusing; most adults can’t identify what Medicare Parts A, B, C and D cover and 70% of baby boomers describe their understanding of[…]
Ohio Home Energy Assistance Program applications are now available. Call us at 1-800-331-2644 for details or contact your local community action program. HEAP provides a one-time annual benefit to your main heating source account. Learn more! To apply for the program, customers are required to schedule an appointment with your local Community[…]