Community Action Head Start Logan County recruitment
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[July 09, 2012]
Community Action Head
Start, a free program for income eligible-families with children from birth
to age 5, is recruiting in Logan County for the 2012-2013 program year.
Head Start is a federally funded preschool program that serves
income-eligible families and children between the ages of 3 and 5
years. Logan County Head Start provides center-based preschool
services and runs during the school year, beginning Aug. 27.
Head Start is a child development program that serves
income-eligible children and families including pregnant mothers,
infants and toddlers up to age 3. Early Head Start provides
home-based services throughout Logan County and runs the full
calendar year, beginning Aug. 27.
Children do not have to have a disability to qualify. The program
welcomes all eligible children. Additional services, including
screenings and access to medical, dental, vision services are what
set Head Start apart from other child development and preschool
programs. Transportation is available to children and families to
participate and receive full benefit of the program.
To apply for Head Start or Early Head Start, contact Brittany
Feese or Cathy McIntosh, family partnership specialists, at
217-732-3448, or Leticia Cook or Amber Wright, family partnership
specialists, at 217-732-2159.
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The following documentation is
required to complete the application:
Completed 2011 tax
forms or W-2
Copy of child's
birth certificate or medical card
Proof of Social Security, TANF and cash
assistance (if you receive it)
Logan County Community Action Head Start is sponsored by the
Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois, which serves the
low-income and senior populations of six Illinois counties. For more
information, visit www.capcil.org or