News & Updates

News & Updates 2017-12-22T14:48:29+00:00

Sieda to Hold Banquet and Silent Auction

Sieda Community Action will host its first banquet and silent auction March 23 at Bridge View Center in Ottumwa. The evening of music, food, and fellowship is to celebrate the organization's accomplishments and help build Sieda Community Action’s endowment to ensure future success. All are invited to attend. Please join us for an evening of music, food, and fellowship as we [...]

February 1st, 2018|Agency News|

Jefferson Community Meeting Canceled

We have canceled the Jefferson County meeting. Due to the weather we are concerned with everyone's safety on the roads. Sorry for any inconvenience. Please stay safe. We still have several meetings coming up in February. Join us for lunch, a discussion on community issues and information about Sieda's Child Development Unit. Sieda's Child Development consists of Head Start and CACFP [...]

February 20th, 2018|Agency News, Child Development|

Sieda MIECHV, PAT, FaDSS February Group Connection

Join the MIECHV, PAT, FaDSS team and Child Prevention Specialist from Crisis Intervention Services, Martha Comfort, to discuss the importance of nurturing healthy sexual behavior, understand children’s sexual development, and how to answer your child’s questions. Understanding sexual development is an important part of preventing child sexual abuse. Where:     Sieda Community Action Auditorium 725 West Second [...]

February 15th, 2018|Agency News, Family Support Services|

All Sieda Community Action offices will be closed on Monday, February 19th for observance of Presidents' Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, February 20th for normal business hours.

February 13th, 2018|Agency News|

Sieda Seeks Proposals for Financial Audit Services

Sieda Community Action is seeking proposals to contract for a financial and compliance audit for the year ending 2018. The proposal includes options for two additional years. Only licensed certified public accountants may respond to this request for proposals (RFP). Proposals must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 21, 2018, and all costs incurred in the [...]

February 6th, 2018|Family Support Services|

Sieda Head Start Community Meetings Scheduled for February 2018

February 12th through the 27th, Sieda Community Action will be in our communities to discuss our Head Start services. Just as important, we want to find out what we can do for the counties we serve. The community group meetings give us a chance to hear what's going on in your community and/or organization. Join us for lunch, a discussion on community issues and [...]

February 2nd, 2018|Agency News, Child Development|

FaDSS Day on the Hill: Increasing the Opportunities for Change

Family Development and Self Sufficiency (FaDSS) at the Iowa State Capitol for FaDSS Day on the Hill State legislators and other departments had a chance to learn more about the FaDSS Program at an informational fair at the Capitol Rotunda. FaDSS Executive Director Brian Dunn, FaDSS Program Manager Deb Shubat, and FaDSS Generalists Jamie Anderson and Kirby Rowl participated on [...]

January 22nd, 2018|Agency News, Family Support Services|

Sieda Welcomes Speaker for National Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Sieda Community Action will be hosting Ruth Buckels for January's National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Ruth Buckels will present on Friday, January 26th in the Sieda Auditorium located at 725 West Second Street in Ottumwa, Iowa from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Sieda welcomes the public to come listen to Ruth Buckels. Ruth is the Achieving Maximum Potential (AMP) and Teens Against [...]

January 18th, 2018|Agency News, Family Support Services|

Sieda 2017 Christmas Programs

Sieda Christmas Programs Across the Counties With the help of our partner organizations, generous givers and supporters, many wonderful donations, and lots of volunteer hours another season of giving was a success. Many needy households were provided help during a time of the year that can make anyone’s financial situation more difficult. For the 15.7% of the population averaged [...]

January 16th, 2018|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|