Wednesday, June 12, 2013
sponsored by

Community Action Corner
Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois -- on the Web

Community Action Head Start Logan County recruitment

Send a link to a friend

[June 12, 2013]  Community Action Head Start, a free program for birth to age 5 for income-eligible families is recruiting in Logan County for the 2013-2014 program year.

Head Start is a federally funded preschool program that serves income-eligible families and children between the ages of 3 and 5. Early Head Start is a child development program that serves income-eligible pregnant mothers as well as infants and toddlers to age 3.

In Logan County, Head Start provides center-based preschool services, and Early Head Start provides home-based services.

All eligible children are welcome. Children do not have to have a disability to qualify.

Additional services, including screenings and access to medical, dental and vision services and community services, are what sets Head Start apart from other child development and preschool programs. Transportation is also available to children and families in order to participate and receive full benefit from the program.

Head Start knows that parents are the first and most important teachers of their children. Parents are welcomed as partners in the Head Start experience.

[to top of second column]

If you are interested in applying for Head Start, contact Cathy McIntosh or Kaeley Fitzsimmons, family partnership specialists, at 217-732-3448 or 217-735-2398. If you are interested in applying for Early Head Start, contact Libby Canady or Amber Wright, family educators, at 217-732-2159, ext. 236. The following documentation is required to complete the application:

  • 2012 completed tax forms or W-2

  • Copy of child's birth certificate or medical card

  • Proof of Social Security, TANF, cash assistance (if you receive it)

Logan County Community Action Head Start is sponsored by Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois, which serves the low-income and senior populations of six Illinois counties. For more information, visit

[Text from file received from Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois]

< Top Stories index

< Recent Community Action articles

Back to top


News | Sports | Business | Rural Review | Teaching and Learning | Home and Family | Tourism | Obituaries

Community | Perspectives | Law and Courts | Leisure Time | Spiritual Life | Health and Fitness | Teen Scene
Calendar | Letters to the Editor