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Over the next several months, Sieda Community Action will hold a series of community-wide discussions on poverty in the counties we serve.

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News & Updates

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services is proud to be a member of the Wapello County Adult Drug Court, Family Treatment Court, and Mental Health Court.  May is National Drug Court Month.  To celebrate, there will be an event on May 30, 2015, at the Jimmy Jones Shelter from 9:00 a.m-4:00...

Sieda Community Action’s Seeds of Hope program will be offering community garden plots to help meet the physical and social needs of residents in our communities. The garden is located at 310 W. Main Street. The garden plots are raised beds and use square foot gardening that make growing easy;...

Great News!  Last night, the Senate voted 92-8 to pass a bipartisan bill to reform the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), known as a “doc fix.” The SGR bill extends funding for the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program for two years at its current annual level...

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Sieda Community Action’s Illene Johnson, a Certified Prevention Specialist, recently met with 7th-12th grade classes at Moulton-Udell to discuss the health risks of tobacco use. Students discussed the negative consequences and problems associated with tobacco use such as, dental and personal...

Sieda Community Action will be relocating  the majority of its Ottumwa staff and services beginning August 3rd. The Wapello County Resource Center will move from 310 W. Main to 725 W. Second Street (the former Salvation Army building) in Ottumwa. The new building at 725 W. Second will house...

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