Wellness Programs

The purpose of the SCCSD Employee Wellness Program is to improve the health and well-being of our staff members through general health incentives, UHC health incentives, and much more. The goal of the Employee Wellness Program is to encourage Sioux City Community School District staff to manage their health, boost morale and motivation, and improve quality of life.  

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

EAP services are available to employees and their dependents who are covered by the District’s Health Plan. Services include 24/7 unlimited, confidential, and professional services to help find solutions for health concerns, personal and family issues, along with work challenges that you may be facing.  This service gives you a wide range of health and well-being information through a toll-free telephone number at no cost to you.

For more information refer to the Employee Assistance page.

All Staff: 866-451-5465
UHC Enrolled Members: 888-887-4114

UHC Behavioral & Mental Health Coverage

Behavioral health coverage is available to all members and their dependents covered by the District’s health plan. This service includes counseling and substance abuse recovery services — can help you effectively deal with stressful and challenging situations. People often call for such personal issues as: 


Marital Problems

Anxiety and Stress

Domestic Violence

Alcohol Abuse

Eating Disorders

Drug Abuse

Compulsive Spending or Gambling 

Anger Management

Medication Management

Coping with Grief and Loss


UHC AbleTo - Self-Care Access

Get access to self-care techniques, coping tools, meditations and more — anytime, anywhere. With Self Care, you’ll get personalized content that’s designed to help you boost your mood and shift your perspectives. Tap into tools created by clinicians that are suggested for you based on your responses to a short, optional assessment. Self Care is here to help you feel better —and it’s available at no additional cost to you. Get started with Self Care

  • Daily mood tracking

  • Mediation tools

  • Curated content, tools and resources for what matters most to you

  • Personalized roadmap

National Hotline Resources

Get help with crisis intervention, information and referrals to local services for victims of domestic violence and those calling on their behalf.

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org/chat for 24-hour, toll-free, confidential support and prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. For TTY users, use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988.

The Crisis Text Line is a free resource available 24/7 to help you connect with a crisis counselor.

UHC Virtual Visits for 24/7 Medical & Mental Health Services

What is a virtual visit? Virtual visits provide quick and easy access to health professionals from your mobile device, tablet, or computer.  During a virtual visit, you use your personal device, like your smartphone, tablet or computer, to talk with a provider. You can get treatment options and even prescriptions for medications, if needed, during the visit.

Sign in to your health plan account or call the number on your member ID card to check your benefits for virtual visit coverage.

UHC Rewards & Incentives

UHC Rewards is a program designed to help SCCSD employees improve and maintain their health. UHC Rewards offers personalized recommendations to help employees move more, eat better, and stress less. The program also allows employees to sync a tracking device, take surveys, and earn points that can be exchanged for up to $300 in gift cards!

Reward Earning Options - Earn up to $300

  • $0.25 for 5,000 steps or moving for 15 minutes

  • $0.50 for 10,000 steps or moving for 30 minutes

  • $15.00 – Take a health survey

  • $2.50 – Go paperless

  • $5.00 – Track 14 nights of sleep

  • $50.00 – Get a biometric Screening

  • $25.00 – Connect a fitness tracker

UHC OnePass - Gym Membership

With One Pass Select, we’re on a mission to make fitness engaging for everyone. One Pass Select can help you reach your fitness goals, while finding new passions along the way. Find a routine that’s right for you whether you work out at home or at the gym. Choose a membership tier that fits your lifestyle and provides everything you need for whole body health in one easy, affordable plan.

You and your eligible family members (18+) can get started with One Pass Select when you activate UnitedHealthcare Rewards. Plus, you can use your earnings to help pay for your One Pass Select membership.

UHC Real Appeal Weight Loss Program & Health Coaching

Employees and family members enrolled in the District's medical plan can participate in Real Appeal through UnitedHealthcare at no cost. Real Appeal is an online weight loss program available through Rally Coach with one-on-one coaching, digital tools, and more, Real Appeal® provides the support needed to reach personal goals. For customer service inquiries call844-344-REAL (7325) 

To learn more visit success.realappeal.com.

UHC Quit for Life - Smoking Cessation Program

If you want to enjoy life without tobacco, UHC is here for you. The Quit for Life program offers proven, personal support to help you quit for good – at no additional cost to you. Choose from a variety of tools to customize your plan to help you break free from tobacco. 

Student Loan Solutions

We’re proud to partner with Horace Mann to bring you Student Loan Solutions — a program that can help you manage your student loan debt and apply for federal loan forgiveness. This program is available at no cost to you just for being a Sioux City Community Schools employee.

We know you have a lot on your plate, and it’s easy to push your own financial well-being to the bottom of your priority list. But we encourage you to take advantage of this tool that will help you:

  • Find out if you could save on your monthly student loan payment

  • Determine if you may qualify for federal loan forgiveness

  • Get access to loan coaches for one-on-one guidance and support

Sign-Up for your Complimentary Horace Mann Account

Identity Theft Protection Services

If you are a victim of identity theft, IDX Identity Theft Recovery Specialists will provide concierge-style service ever step of the way. Their expertise will save valuable time during this stressful process. Call 800-627-3660 for assistance.

Your specialist will work with you until the identity is restored to pre-fraud status. Support may include:

  • Assistant with investigation of the suspected identity theft

  • Guidance through the recovery process

  • Recovery for all 9 types of identity theft

  • Advice from trained professional in identity protection

  • Single point-of-contact

  • Assistance with notifying law enforcement or local agencies

Caregiven - Elder Care Support

Caring for another adult is one of the most overwhelming experiences that we all will go through. Managing emotions and family dynamics combined with making significant decisions for a peer, elder or adult child takes its toll, with 60% of caregivers reporting depression. Through guidance, preparation and understanding, Caregiven cares for you.

Learn More on the Caregiven Website

Fitness Center Discounts & Memberships

Anytime Fitness

Enrollment fee – waived

50% off security activation

First two weeks are free

4700 Morningside Ave Sioux City, IA
712-224-2475 2601

Cornhusker Dr. South Sioux City, NE, 68776
402-241-8943 983

Hawkeye Ave SW, Bay #8 Le Mars, IA

Call the desired site above for monthly discount fee options and family discounts for SCCSD employees.

Four Seasons Health Club

Enrollment fee – waived

Single: $37.45/month
Couple: $48.15/month
Family: $58.85/month

24-hour access passes available (additional cost)

Fees cover all four locations

1600 7th St Sioux City, IA 51101

610 Freedom Dr, North Sioux City, SD 57049

4240 Hickory Ln Sioux City, IA 51106

2600 Pierce St Sioux City, IA 51104

Jaclyn Paulson Counseling (Previously {be} Yoga Studio)

30 classes for $150
3 months of unlimited classes for $200 (must be purchased in-house)

Free first week at the studio

1101 4th St, E3
Sioux City, IA 51101

JT Training

50% off the first month of any JT Training session(s)

28 Day Shape Trial – 1st Month $99 + tax

2122 4th St., Sioux City
JT Training page
Send JT Training a Message

Jay Todd – Certified Fitness Trainer
– Master’s Degree in Exercise Science, Athletic Training, and Coaching
– Distinguished Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA
– Certified Health Fitness Instructor, ACSM
– Nike SPARQ Certified Trainer

Profile by Sanford

50% off Membership

20% off Products

One-on-One Coaching
Personalized Weight Loss Plan
Profile Food
Smart Technology for tracking

5001 Sergeant Road, Ste 375
Sioux City, IA 51106
Profile Plan Page

Siouxland YMCA

One-Time Joining Fee
Single – $25.00
Household – $25.00

Membership Rates
Single: $39.00
Household: $67.00

601 Riverview Drive, South Sioux City, NE 68701

Tiger-Rock Martial Arts

10% Discount on diversified program Memberships for employees and their families

Free Trial Session

Offer a variety of programs

5776 Sunnybrook Dr. Sioux City, IA 51106

Programs Include:
– Tiger-Rock Elite Counter-Aggressive Art for Adults (program comprised of Original Taekwondo, Hanmudo, and Grappling)
– High-Intensity Interval Strength Training
– Conditioning Class

Grind Fitness (Previously Ultimate Fitness)

Joining Fee – Waived

Single: $37.95/month
Couple: $59.95/month
Family (4 people): $69.95
Family (5 people): $79.95
Each additional child $4.00
Ages 8 – 19

Unlimited tanning with membership
One session with a personal trainer free

24-hour access at all times

All fitness classes included

1910 Geneva Street, Sioux City 51103

209 Sergeant Square, Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054

Grind Fitness Page

Yoga College

$10 off first initial session for employees

Beginner Classes: $75.00
(includes book and 4 classes)

All Other Classes: $65.00
(includes 8 classes)

Drop-in Session: $10.00
(normally $15.00, but $5.00 off for

505 5th St Ste 714 Sioux City, IA 51101
712-224-9642 (Ask for Connie)
Must Pre-Register Online or Call

The Yoga College Page

Wellness Newsletters

To see recent updates about the SCCSD Employee Wellness Program, view our monthly Health Connection newsletters