Host Agencies Hire Participants!!

We would like to acknowledge and thank the following agencies for rising to the occasion in hiring Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Participants in fiscal year 2018-2019.

  • Sioux City Public Museum
  • Sioux City Animal Adoption and Rescue Center (2 participants)
  • Siouxland Historical Railroad Museum
  • Community Action Agency of Siouxland

For more information about the program Click Here

Head Start / Early Head Start

Now taking applications for Head Start and Early Head Start for the 2019-2020 school year. Please call 712-274-1610 for information.

Flood Disaster Proclamation

The Community Action Agency of Siouxland is currently taking FEMA applications for Woodbury County, Iowa.

FEMA offers disaster survivors multiple options to apply for IHP assistance and to recieve updates on their application. There are no income guidelines for FEMA assistance.

Application Methods

  • Internet or Smartphone Application: Disaster survivors may apply for IHP assistance or check thier application status at Disaster survivors may also access FEMA via smartphone by downloading the application from or through their mobile provider's application store.

  • Toll-free Helpline: Disaster survivors may call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362 to register for assistance or check their application status. Disaster survivors who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability and use a TTY may call 800-462-7585. Disaster survivors who use 711 or VRS (Video Relay Service) may call 800-621-3362.

Please contact the Community Action Agency of Siouxland if you require assistance in completing your application at 712-274-1610 or Toll-free at 800-352-3725.

We want to share our success stories

Community Action Agency of Siouxland is a community-focused nonprofit organization. We are dedicated to helping people and changing lives.

Watch our story (coming soon)

The Facts On:

Food & Nutrition

Access to healthy food is the basis for successful living.


Percentage of Woodbury County school children enrolled in the free or reduced lunch program.


Percentage of Iowans recieving Food Assistance from SNAP.


Number of Woodbury County families helped by Community Action with food in 2014

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Children & Families

Low-income families need assistance with preparing their preschool children for school.


Number of low income families in Iowa with children


Percentage of children in Woodbury County attending pre-school in 2013


Number of children in Iowa at or below 200% of poverty not in pre-school in 2013

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and Energy Assistance

CAA Siouxland's

weatherization and energy assistance services ensures low-income household's save energy and stay warm in cold weather.


Number of households assisted with energy costs in Woodbury County in 2014


Number of households benefitting from weatherization services in Woodbury County in 2014

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in Crisis

commonly need employment re-training.


Average social security annual income


135% of 2014 Federal poverty level

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100 – 140

individuals on any given night in Siouxland are staying in an emergency shelter.

Greater than


families and individuals on any given night in Siouxland are living on the streets in Siouxland.

More than


of Iowa’s children experience homelessness each year according to the data collected by the McKinney-Vento Educational Programs. Iowa ranks 20th in the number of homeless children and 31st in the percentage of children who are homeless. Of the 142,000 children living in poverty in Iowa, seven out of every one hundred (7%) are homeless.