Welcome!

Thank you for visiting Siouxland CARES About Substance Abuse! We are a community anti-drug coalition whose mission is to improve the quality of life in Siouxland by eliminating the abuse of alcohol and other drugs and its related violence.

Siouxland CARES takes an active role in addressing the problem of underage drinking and other drug abuse by implementing prevention strategies that target youth, young adults, parents, community agencies, businesses and policies.

Siouxland CARES is making a difference! Check out these ongoing accomplishments:

  • Coordinates and participates in meetings aimed at affecting community laws and norms related to substance abuse and its related violence in the tri-state area.
  • Administers youth and parent surveys to assess needs and progress.
  • Conducts compliance checks in cooperation with law enforcement.
  • Provides information and support to parents, youth and organizations as we work together to reduce substance abuse and strengthen collaborative efforts.
  • Promotes and coordinates the beSomebody campaign to reduce bullying while encouraging youth and adults to be good citizens.
  • Enhances skills by coordinating and facilitating positive youth development programs including Teen Court in Dakota County, Sioux City Mayor’s Youth Commission and Sioux City Young Ambassadors.

2019 Annual Report

The Siouxland CARES 2019 Annual Report is live!