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

Sieda Staff Received the National Family Support Certification

Please join us in congratulating Julietta Coronel on her National Family Support Certification! Julietta is with the Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visitation (MIECHV): A Healthy Families Affiliate program here at Sieda. Her achievement is a testament to her hard work and professionalism.  The National Certification Exam is required for all home visitors at Sieda. It must be taken and [...]

August 31st, 2021|Family Support Services|

Hygiene and Cleaning Supplies

Sieda Community Action with the Community Service Block Grant had a distribution of personal hygiene, cleaning, and household items. There are still bags of supplies available at all of our county centers in Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Mahaska, Van Buren, and Wapello Counties. You can call or visit our Sieda Community Resource Centers. One hygiene and cleaning box per [...]

August 30th, 2021|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|

Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. Held August 31st, 2021. Sieda Prevention with our Behavioral Health and Treatment Services wants everyone to reflect on ways individuals can prevent overdose in our community. Overdose is [...]

August 23rd, 2021|Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Hygiene & Cleaning Supplies Distribution

Sieda Community Action with the Community Service Block Grant will be distributing personal hygiene, cleaning, and household items. The bags of items will be available in Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Mahaska, Van Buren, and Wapello Counties. The distribution will be at our Sieda Community Resource Centers.  Date of all distributions in all counties: Saturday, August 28th, 2021 Bags are first [...]

August 17th, 2021|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|

Behavioral Health and Treatment Services 2020 Performance Analysis

Over the past year, Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services (BHTS) have provided services to approximately 1,500 individuals for addiction, and mental health co-occurring conditions. Sieda Behavioral Health & Treatment has maintained CARF Accreditation since July of 2013. CARF Accreditation signals a service provider's commitment to continually improving services, encouraging feedback, and serving the community. Each year Behavioral Health [...]

Covid-19 and Tobacco/Vaping

We know cigarette smoking and vaping are linked to lung inflammation and lowered immune function. Both potentially heighten the risk for a more severe response if exposed to COVID-19.  Smoking doubles your risk of developing respiratory infections. Smoking weakens the immune system and the body's ability to fight infections. Smoking increases your risk of getting sicker from COVID-19. People [...]

August 9th, 2021|Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) State Plan

The Iowa Department of Human Rights/Division of Community Action Agencies (DCAA) has announced the publication of the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) State Plan. The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program has been established to provide assistance to qualifying low-income customers in Iowa by paying arrearages to drinking water/wastewater utilities in order to reconnect and/or ensure uninterrupted water service. [...]

August 3rd, 2021|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|

Public Review of the Iowa’s CSBG State Plan and Application

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INSPECTION AND PUBLIC HEARING IOWA COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM DES MOINES -Iowans have an opportunity to inspect and comment on Iowa's proposed FFY 2022-2023 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) State Plan and Application. The purpose of the federal CSBG Program is to provide assistance to states and local communities, working through a network of [...]

July 26th, 2021|Agency News|

A Few Iowa Health Trends

For the last five years, the Iowa Department of Public Health has tracked health trends related to the overall goal of everyone in the state living a longer, healthier, more productive life. While there have been good strides made, there is still work to be done. Here are just a few of the indicators for the top four health [...]

July 23rd, 2021|Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|
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