PROGRAMS AND SERVICES 

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Provides information and referral assistance to all persons seeking access to local programs and services.

Senior Citizen

(AAA) provides services and funding to enable older citizens to live dignified, independent and productive lives.

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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) provides communities with resources to address development needs.

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DETCOG works with the Texas General Land Office (GLO) and local cities & counties 

to rebuild & repair damages  following natural disasters.

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 As an Economic Development District, DETCOG works to identify and assist with job creation opportunities in our region.

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Provides assistance and support to governmental entities and First Responders in formulating a regional strategy to access funding for any disaster. 

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The DETCOG Regional Housing Authority improves access to quality housing for everyone and encourages self-sufficiency for low-income families.

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DETCOG is the administrative authority for 9-1-1 emergency communications in State Planning Region 14.

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RSVP, is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over. You can use the skills and talents you’ve learned over the years, or develop new ones while serving in a variety of volunteer activities within your community. 

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Invests hundreds of thousands of dollars into local projects for environmental cleanup, recycling and community beautification.

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Provides administrative support for the Deep East Texas Rural Transportation Planning Organization

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Provides counseling, crisis intervention, parent education and many other services.

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DETCOG’s Public Safety Programs utilize Criminal Justice Grant Funding to provide free Law
Enforcement Training to the Law Enforcement Communities in the Deep East Texas Region.