News & Updates

News & Updates2017-12-22T14:48:29+00:00

Head Start Closings and Delays November 26, 2018

The Sieda Community Action Head Start program works to ensure the safety of all our students and families. During periods of inclement weather or dangerous travel, classes may be cancelled or delayed to limit our students exposure to unsafe conditions. The general Head Start practice is to follow the lead of the local school district in determining class delays [...]

November 26th, 2018|Agency News, Child Development|

Christmas Programs Across the Counties

Christmas Programs Across the Counties Sieda Community Action is working hard to secure the opportunity for low-income families to receive in some way a gift for Christmas. We have programs in December for the pre-qualified low-income senior households in several counties. As well as Christmas toy giving for children in low-income homes in other counties. Then for others in [...]

December 7th, 2018|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|

November in Head Start

November was full of Thanksgiving activities and family fun in our Sieda’s Head Start Centers. A few of our Sieda Head Start classes and partnership classes sent in pictures to show a peek into the activities they enjoyed. Cardinal School District and Sieda Head Start Cardinal School District and Sieda Head Start are just one of the partnerships in our [...]

December 4th, 2018|Child Development|

2018 Sieda Sargent Shriver Awards

Sieda Community Action presented four staff members at the Sieda All-Staff meeting on November 16th with the Sargent Shriver excellence of service award. Sargent Shriver Awards are a staff-centered awards process for Sieda employees. The awards recognize positive behaviors that support the agency’s mission, vision, and values. For the reason of helping create a culture of mutual respect and recognition for employees at [...]

November 26th, 2018|Agency News|

2018 Sieda Service Awards

At the Sieda All-Staff Meeting on November 16th, Sieda Community Action acknowledged eleven staff-members with awards denoting years of service. Sieda would like to respectively mention the staff members who have been employed at Sieda for 20 years, 15 years, 10 years, and 5 years. We are thankful for their many years of service. Sieda Community Action values the work [...]

November 20th, 2018|Agency News|

Sieda Closed For Thanksgiving

Sieda Community Action offices and centers will be closed. We will be observing the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd. Our offices will reopen for their regular hours on Monday, November 26th at 8:00 a.m. For winter hours and days of the Sieda Neighborhood Resource Center near you click here. We hope you have a [...]

November 15th, 2018|Agency News|

Sieda Programs Enjoying Fall Activities

The autumn season is a busy one for Sieda’s many services. Programs like Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) and the Coat Drive start a new year in the fall. For other Sieda programs, it is a chance to get involved with the festive events in our counties or host an activity. A few of Sieda’s services that enjoyed community strengthening [...]

Fall Festivities at Appanoose, Mahaska, and Wapello Sieda Centers

Many excellent events and festivals are happening this fall across our counties. Sieda’s Head Start program was no exception. Three of our many centers approached fall in different but equally creative ways. Appanoose Sieda Head Start held a Harvest Party to celebrate the end of their ‘Ball Study.’ The class dressed up as farmers. Family members were invited to [...]

November 7th, 2018|Agency News, Child Development|

Sieda is Now Accepting All LIHEAP Applications

Sieda is currently processing LIHEAP, home energy assistance, applications for the general public in our seven counties. Appointments can be made at any of the Sieda Neighborhood Resource Centers or online from November 1, 2018, to April 30, 2019. If you do not live in one of our seven counties, please click here to find your counties Iowa Community Action Agency. [...]

November 1st, 2018|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|