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Sieda Community Action is pleased to partner with Ottumwa's Old School Arcade for their summer Arcade Party. The fun-filled, family-friendly event is June 16 through 18 at 107 E. Main in Ottumwa. Admission is just $13...

Summer is upon us with a vengeance with highs in the next few days predicted to be near 100 degrees!  We don't often think about our furnace in times like these, but if our home is equipped with central air conditioning, now is the time to be mindful of a few important points.  Sieda's Housing...

Sieda Community Action will be closed Monday, May 29th due to Memorial Day. We will reopen Tuesday, May 30th at 8:00am. Have a wonderful holiday! 

In May and June, Sieda Community Action will be out in your communities to discuss our Family Support Services unit, which includes programs such as Parents as Teachers (PAT), MIECHV, and FaDSS. The purpose of these programs is to enchance the social and economic well-being of the families ad...

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services staff attended the 40th Annual Governor’s Conference on Substance Abuse. The Governor's Conference offered a variety of keynote speakers and several breakout sessions including Medication Assisted Treatment Panel, Pills and Thrills that Kills: What’...

Sieda Head Start was recently recognized by the State of Iowa Department of Education at the Learning Supports Conference for implementing positive teaching strategies in the classroom for over ten years. 

At the conference in Des Moines, the Iowa Department of Education recognized Sieda...

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services is proud to be a member of the Wapello County Adult Drug Court, Family Treatment Court, and Mental Health Court.  May is National Drug Court Month.  To celebrate, there will be an event on May 20, 2017, at the Jimmy Jones Shelter from 11:00 a.m-3:00...

Family Support Staff at the Conference

At the beginning of May, several staff members from our home visitation service programs attended the Child Abuse Prevention Conference in Des Moines. The nationally recognized conference gathers hundreds of professionals to focus on increasing well-being for our families in Iowa. 

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Seeds of Hope has individual garden beds still available for the public in both Wapello and Appanoose Counties. 

In order to put your name in for a garden bed today, sign up using the following methods:

Wapello County: Come to the Sieda Community Action office...

On May 18th, Seeds of Hope is pleased to have Faith Reeves, developer and manager of the Sky Factory Farm in Fairfield, returning to Ottumwa to present a class on composting for your garden. 

The class will cover how to create a solid compost pile, and then maintain the pile for healthy,...

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