Thanks for visiting the home page for Siouxland CARES About Substance Abuse. Siouxland CARES (Community-wide Awareness, Resources, Education and Support) About Substance Abuse is a community coalition comprised of 388 volunteers. Volunteers for Siouxland CARES, representing 12 community systems, contributed 13,996.25 staff and volunteer hours in 2014 to CARES programs and services. The mission of CARES is to improve the quality of life in Siouxland by eliminating the abuse of alcohol and other drugs and related violence.

What’s New?

Planting the Town Red is still happening!  With the warm weather we have had, it is not too late to plant your red tulip bulbs.  This Siouxland CARES’ fundraiser has been a huge success.  We still have some bulbs left if you are interested.  $1 per bulb.  Email cares@longlines.com today with your order.  

Friday, November 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hall of Fame Room, Long Lines Family Rec Center, Jim Gerhardt from Colorado will present on the Public Safety Impact of Marijuana Legalization.  He will share data and information on the societal costs to Colorado and other great information. To register, send email to  cares@longlines.com and place REGISTER in the subject line.  Iowa CLE and CEUs for social work and substance abuse are available.  This event is sponsored by Siouxland CARES, Jackson Recovery Centers, Mercy Medical Center/Child Advocacy Center, City of Sioux City, SC Police Department, SC Parks and Recreation Department, City of South Sioux City, and SSC Police Department.  Open to the public.  Seating is limited so register today!