News & Updates

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

Iowa Rent Reimbursement Form Available at Sieda’s Locations

Sieda Community Action would like to inform the residents of our counties that Iowa Rent Reimbursements forms for 2018 are now available. Iowa Department of Revenue is responsible for issuing the new forms and processing the rent reimbursement forms. Sieda's Neighborhood Resource Centers are listed as assistance sites. If you are needing a print out of the 2018 forms please [...]

January 17th, 2019|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|

Sieda Behavior Health and Treatment Services working with the Appanoose County Collaboration Council

In February 2015, Appanoose County was one of twelve counties chosen to participate in the Iowa Partnership for Success (IPFS) project. A program started by the Iowa Department of Public Health through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Chuck Russell, Sieda Community Action’s Appanoose County IPFS Coordinator [...]

Birth Defects Prevention

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment reminds you that January is Birth Defects Prevention. One of the most preventable health issues is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Drinking alcohol at any time during pregnancy can harm a baby. Alcohol goes directly from the mother’s bloodstream through the placenta to the baby. When a woman takes a drink of alcohol, so does her baby. [...]

Sieda Closed for the New Year’s Holiday

Sieda Community Action will be closed for New Year’s Eve and New Year's Day on Monday, December 31 and Tuesday,  January 1. We will reopen on Wednesday,  January 2 at 8:00 a.m for normal working hours. Please take our holiday schedule into account when planning your next visit to Sieda Community Action. We wish you all a safe and joyful holiday [...]

December 19th, 2018|Agency News|

Silver and Gold at Sieda’s Appanoose Center

Appanoose County Silver and Gold Christmas Program This is a financially and emotionally difficult time a year. It is Sieda’s hope to ease that burden and brighten the senior households in our community. Nearly 9% of the 60 years and older population in Appanoose County are living below the 100% poverty line in 2017. Even more below [...]

December 18th, 2018|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|

Closing for Christmas Eve and Day

Sieda Community Action will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We will reopen on Wednesday, December 26 at 8:00 a.m. for normal business. Sieda will also be closed for the New Year’s Day holiday on Monday, December 31 and Tuesday,  January 1. We will reopen on Wednesday,  January 2 at 8:00 [...]

December 17th, 2018|Agency News|

Sieda’s 2018 Silver Bells Program

On December 7th Sieda handed out two very colorful bags at the Sieda Wapello County Resource Center. Every year Sieda Community Action sends a letter in the mail to our pre-qualified low-income senior households asking if they would like to be included in the Silver Bells Program. This year we had a total of 215 homes with 246 individuals [...]

December 11th, 2018|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|

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|