Community Resources

COVID-19

United Way of Siouxland is meeting regularly with local service providers to determine local needs and ways for people to help.The pictures to the right are links to the Special Editions of the United Way Newsletter, with helpful information and COVID-19 updates.

As of Mid-March here are food services being provided: Food Bank of Siouxland
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ioux City Community School District
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outh Sioux City School District
 

Mental Health Services: Catholic Charities | Assistance to anyone regardless of age or religious preference |
712-252-4547 or email info@cathchar.com
Boys and Girls Home and Family Services | Mental health services to individuals of all ages and backgrounds | 712-293-4700
Heartland Counseling Services, Inc. | Provides a wide range of services to anyone, has multilingual services available and telehealth therapy | 402-494-3337 CRISIS LINE: 402-494-7655
Siouxland Mental Health Center | Offering Psychiatry, Therapy and Community Support services to all, regardless of ability to pay | 712-252-3871

 

If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, accessing childcare or other essential services, contact 211

 

FREE Prescription Discount Program

United Way of Siouxland has partnered with FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card. Cards are free and can be used on phone orders and with some insurances. Get your free card today at: familywize.org

HOW YOU CAN HELP
  • Food Bank of Siouxland volunteers - pack and distribute family food boxes - call 712-255-9741 to volunteer 

**Please DO NOT hold food drives for Food Bank of Siouxland - if you want to help you can provide a monetary donation

  • Purchase baby items such as formula, diapers and wipes and donate them to agencies including: Community Action Agency, Crittenton Center, and Lutheran Services in Iowa

  • Donate cleaning supplies to nonprofits providing one-on-one services

  • Donate blood by going to LifeServe Blood Center

  • Donate to United Way of Siouxland as we forsee needs increasing as the situation progresses. 

 


Do you or someone you know need assistance? The following Resource Guides list agencies in your area that can assist you. 

  • Siouxland Community Resource Guide can be found here

  • Southeast South Dakota Resource Directory can be found here

  • Plymouth County Resource Directory can be found here

  • Dakota County Resource Guide can be found here. The Dakota County Connections webpage can be found here

OTHER RESOURCES

  • If you earned $56,000 or less in 2019, you may be eligible to receive FREE tax preparation. You may also be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or Child Care Tax Credits. This is your money to keep and save. Call Center for Siouxland to schedule an appointment (712) 252-1861 ext. 11. Learn more here

  • Information on the Single Parent Scholarship can be found here

  • Information on choosing a quility child care option can be found here. Spanish poster found here

For more information, call 712-255-3551 or email here