News & Updates

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

Sieda Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors

Sieda Community Action is seeking candidates from Jefferson and Wapello Counties to serve as low-income representatives* on our board of directors. Sieda’s Board of Directors is the governing body of the nonprofit corporation and is responsible for establishing corporate policy, including matters related to the establishment of the agency goals and objectives, the agency's program planning, the agency's budget, [...]

August 16th, 2018|Agency News|

Sieda Closed Friday, August 17th

The Sieda Community Action's offices will be closed Friday, August 17th for an All-Staff meeting from 8:00 to 1:30.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

August 15th, 2018|Agency News|

Food Preservation 101

Sieda Community Action will be hosting the Food Preservation 101: Introductory Course for Home Food Preservation in Wapello and Davis County. The Fairfield Lord's Cupboard will be hosting the Jefferson County class. The class is put on by ISU Extension and Outreach for the community free of charge. We are happy to have Sara Sprouse the Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition and Wellness coming [...]

August 14th, 2018|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|

School Events in Sieda’s Counties

Several of the counties Sieda serves have had their resource fairs for families back to school and health needs. We were pleased to be able to participate in many of the events that support and encourage the families in our communities. There are still more events to come in Appanoose, Jefferson, Keokuk, Mahaska, and Wapello counties.   Van Buren County had the Safe & [...]

Sieda Taking Applications for Iowa Individual Assistance Grant in Van Buren County

Sieda Community Action is accepting applications for the Iowa Individual Assistant Grant Program (IIAG) for Van Buren County. With the Governor's disaster declaration, low-income residents are eligible for up to $5,000 to address issues resulting from the recent tornadoes. The IIAG helps households with incomes up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level or a maximum annual income [...]

July 30th, 2018|Family Support Services|

August Community Meeting Luncheons

How does poverty affect our counties? Does poverty fit into a simple definition? Can you see it? As a community, we think we know those we help. Do we? Do we understand the many faces of poverty? Join the conversation! August 3rd through the 14th, Sieda Community Action would like to take this opportunity to hear from those in our counties. Share your experiences [...]

July 23rd, 2018|Agency News|

MIECHV Coffee & Chat for Appanoose and Wapello County

Sieda's Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visitation (MIECHV) Program invites you to come to visit with them at the Coffee & Chat. The Sieda MIECHV Staff will be there to discuss the program while enjoying donuts and coffee. Appanoose County Coffee & Chat Monday, July 23rd 8:30 am - 9:30 am At the Sieda Resource Center 111 N Main Street, [...]

July 16th, 2018|Agency News, Family Support Services|

Sieda and County School Supply Distributions

Sieda Community Action and additional groups in the counties we serve will be holding a variety of back to school resource events. For your county and the event(s) that might be a helpful source of school-supplies please look at the table below. There are many wonderful and generous groups in the counties we serve that are doing what they [...]

July 9th, 2018|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|

Congratulations MIECHV’s Angela Mach

Sieda Community Action would like to congratulate Angela Mach on receiving the credential of Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC). Angie is a Sieda Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visitation (MIECHV) Worker for Wapello County. She has successfully passed both the didactic and practical sections of the Certified Lactation Counselor Examination. There are currently over 20,000 CLCs in the US. Angie’s [...]

June 25th, 2018|Agency News, Family Support Services|