Seasons Center receives transport van from Variety — the Children's Charity

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Seasons Center for Behavioral Health has received a van from Variety — the Children’s Charity to transport children and staff to and from Camp Autumn during summer camp sessions and throughout the year for respite care, specialized individual and group therapy, skill building groups and other events. Camp Autumn is a space that is sensitive to the health and healing needs of children and families accessing behavioral health services through Seasons and Autumn’s Center.

Seasons is a non-profit organization and has been providing a broad range of psychiatric and behavioral health services to people and communities in northwest Iowa since 1959. Seasons strives to provide exceptional care to children, families, and adults through skilled, dedicated and passionate employees who use evidence-based treatment practices and innovative treatment techniques.

The Variety van will be used daily to transport children to Camp Autumn during the summer months, as well as between other Seasons office locations, to and from special community outings and events in the region and to specialized appointments with other health professionals in the area.

"Through the gift of a Variety van, we will be able to better serve the over 2,000 children annually in our care," Kim Scorza, CEO/President of Seasons Center said. "Transportation in a rural area can pose different types of challenges but, with this beautiful new van, our children’s behavioral health needs can be better met with one less obstacle in their way. Thank you is simply not enough to say for this gift." 

Variety — the Children’s Charity is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk and special needs children throughout Iowa. Grant funding is provided to programs and initiatives that directly impact the well being of children. For more information on Variety grants and programs please visit varietyiowa.com.

Founded in 1959, Seasons Center for Behavioral Health is a comprehensive behavioral health center in the northwest region of Iowa. Offering a broad range of behavioral health Services, Seasons recognizes that investing in behavioral health is investing in a community’s economic, education, health and human services systems. Seasons strives to empower individuals so they might become active, contributing members of their communities. For more information on Seasons’ services, please visit www.seasonscenter.org or call 1-800-242-5101.

Avera is a regional partnership of health professionals who share support services to provide care at 300 locations in 100 communities in eastern South Dakota and surrounding states.

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