Buckeye HIlls - Hocking Valley Regional Development District


Programming focused on improving the quality of life for residents in Southeast Ohio

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

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.

2016 Ohio Appalachian Assistance Grants Return on Investment Report

About Us

Council of Governments

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.

  • Member Counties

    Representing Southeastern Ohio

  • Member Communities

    Cities and Villages

  • Staff Members

    Citizens Working For Citizens

  • Years of Service

    A Legacy of Cooperation and Assistance

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Leaders and staff from the development districts serving Ohio's Appalachian region visited with U.S. Congressman Steve Stivers (OH -15th District) in his DC office today. ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you or someone you love have diabetes? Everyone with Diabetes Counts is a program that encourages small lifestyle changes while learning about your diabetes and the way it affects your health. Have fun with friends and family while learning how to manage diabetes through no-cost educational workshops. Enjoy the benefits of a healthier, more energetic lifestyle! Signup today ~ Call 1-800-331-2644 ext. 2300 Who: Join us if you: Have diabetes or pre-diabetes; Are 60 years of age or older; or Have Medicare or Medicare/Medicaid What: No-Cost educational workshops When: Wednesdays from March 29-May 3 (10am-Noon) weekly Where: Meigs Co. Senior Center (Pomeroy, OH)

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The Winter Crisis Program helps income eligible Ohioans that are threatened with disconnection, have been disconnected or have less than a 25 percent supply of bulk fuel in their tank maintain their utility service. The program runs until March 31, 2017. Winter Crisis is a component of the Home Energy Assistance Program. Last year, there were more than 130,000 households served by the Winter Crisis Program. Seniors who need more information can call 1-800-331-2644. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to Rep. Andy Thompson for taking time to visit Cheryl, an Ohio PASSPORT consumer today! From left, Kim Flanigan, LTC Ombudsman; Beth Miller, PASSPORT Supervisor; Cheryl Murray with her Interim aide, Morgan Flinn and Rep. Thompson. PASSPORT helps individuals live at home and in the community, where they prefer to be. ... See MoreSee Less

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Housing Coordinator Joe Gage testified to an Ohio House Committee on the importance of the Ohio Housing Trust Fund programs in helping seniors and those with disabilities age in place in the community.

Providing handicap access and minor repairs in the home, the Buckeye Hills Home Accessibility Modification and Minor Home Repair Program utilized $934,033 in funding from multiple sources to complete 139 projects across the region in 2016.
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Our Team

Executive Staff & Program Directors
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Misty Casto

Executive Director
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Rick Hindman

Assistant Executive Director
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Bret Allphin

Development Director
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Denise Keyes

Fiscal Director
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Gwynn Stewart

Communications Director
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Jamie Lewis

MIS Director
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Jennifer Westfall

Aging Director
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Dawn Weber

Homecare Director
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Kim Flanigan

LTC Ombudsman Director
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Jill McCartney

Director of Outreach & Development

2016 Buckeye Hills Annual Report

Latest news

Events and Stories from around the Buckeye Hills Region