Thank you for visiting Siouxland CARES! 

Siouxland CARES (Community-wide Awareness, Resources, Education and Support) is a non-profit organization formed in 1987. Our vision is to To empower our community members to help make Siouxland a safe and healthy place for our youth

Siouxland CARES takes an active role in addressing the problem of underage drinking and other drug misuse 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 misuse and safety 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 misuse 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 Sioux City Mayor’s Youth Commission and Sioux City Young Ambassadors.

2021 Annual Report

The Siouxland CARES 2021 Annual Report is available for viewing here!