News & Updates

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

Problem Gambling Services

In addition to providing full Substance Use Disorder Service, Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services also provides Problem Gambling Treatment Services in the 10 counties that we serve.  These services include screenings, assessments, and individual counseling sessions for either the problem gambler or their family. A budgeting component is also included to assist families in recovering from the financial [...]

February 25th, 2020|Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

2019 Sargent Shriver Excellence of Service Award

Sieda Community Action has presented four staff- members with the Sargent Shriver Excellence of Service Award. The Sargent Shriver Awards recognize positive behaviors that support the achievement of the agency’s mission, vision, and values and help create a culture of mutual respect and recognition for employees at all levels. There are two separate award categories; the employee of the [...]

February 24th, 2020|Agency News|

2019 Sieda Service Awards

At the All-Staff Meeting on February 14th, Sieda Community Action acknowledged twenty 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, 15, 10, and 5 years.  Sieda Community Action values the work of all employees and truly appreciates the contributions our staff make to [...]

February 18th, 2020|Agency News|

Kayla Powell Featured Speaker for 2020 Sieda Community Action Banquet

Sieda Community Action is delighted to have Kayla Powell as the featured speaker for our 2020 Banquet and Auction. The banquet and fundraiser, to be held on March 27, is an annual event held to celebrate the work of the organization and the impact Sieda has in the communities we serve. Kayla, Ottumwa Family YMCA’s Youth and Family Programs [...]

February 12th, 2020|Family Support Services|

Sieda Tobacco Prevention in Davis County

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services (BHTS) seek to educate on the dangers of tobacco through Tobacco Prevention Specialist, Lisa M. Her mission is to provide education and programming across our counties that address the dangers of tobacco, smokeless tobacco, and vaping.  Lisa had the opportunity to provide school presentations for youth in Davis County. Thanks to a great High School principal [...]

February 10th, 2020|Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Sieda Offices Closed for Presidents’ Day, February 17

All Sieda Community Action offices will be closed on Monday, February 17th for observance of Presidents' Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, February 18th for normal business hours. Todas las oficinas de Sieda Acción Comunitaria estarán cerradas el Lunes, 17 de Febrero, en observación del día del Presidente.  Volveremos a abrir el Martes, 18 de Febrero para horarios de [...]

February 10th, 2020|Agency News|

Iowa Rent Reimbursement Form Available at Sieda’s Offices

Sieda Community Action would like to inform the residents of our counties that Iowa Rent Reimbursements form for 2019 is available. Iowa Department of Revenue is responsible for issuing the new form 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 2019 form please [...]

February 5th, 2020|Family Support Services|

Sieda Closed till 1:30 on February 14th

All Sieda Community Action’s offices will be closed Friday, February 14th for an All-Staff meeting from 8:00 to 1:30. Sorry for any inconvenience, we will resume regular hours at 1:30. Todas las oficinas de SIEDA Acción Comunitaria estarán cerradas el Viernes, 14 de Febrero para una reunión de todo el personal desde 8:00 - 1:30.  Lamentamos cualquier inconveniencia, regresaremos [...]

February 4th, 2020|Agency News|

Free Opoid Overdoes Reversal Drug

Iowas who want to be prepared in the event they encounter someone experiencing an opioid overdose can now obtain free naloxone (Narcan nasal spray) through the statewide Tele-Naloxone Project. The Tele-Naloxone project is a partnership between the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC). The project hopes to remove the barriers [...]

January 30th, 2020|Behavioral Health and Treatment Services|

Wapello County 2019 Christmas Programs

With help from the community, Sieda Wapello County Resource Center holds two Christmas Programs every year. The senior program Silver Bells. As well as the Wapello County Children’s Christmas with the Ottumwa Fire Department Sparky Claus, for the under 18. In 2017, 30.1% of Wapello County lived below the 150% poverty level. Our programs, such as LIHEAP (heating assistance) [...]

January 22nd, 2020|Agency News, Housing Stabilization|